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A Message from ACHS’s CEO, Angela Mortoza

As we leave the cold winter behind and roll into spring there are many exciting things happening at Adair County [...]

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What is a Health Coach?

1. A method of guiding people through behavior change. 2. Utilizes a strong compelling vision, goal setting, accountability, and support. 3. Focus is [...]

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Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of conditions- Increased blood pressure, a high blood sugar level, excess body fat around the [...]

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WHY SHOULD DIABETES BE TREATED?

Over time high blood sugars cause damage to large and small blood vessels.  This damage increases the risk of problems [...]

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CHF (Congestive Heart Failure)

Heart failure also known as congestive heart failure occurs when your heart muscle doesn’t pump blood as well as it [...]

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Prenatal Vitamins – Are they right for you?

People are tempted to take prenatal vitamins because of unproven claims that they make your hair thicker and nails stronger. [...]

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Flu Vaccine Time!

By Cassie Rasmussen, DO It’s that time of year again! Time to receive your influenza vaccination or “flu shot”. Influenza [...]

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It is a new year…

By: Emily Simmons, Adair County Medical Clinic Manager Having a yearly physical and doing health screenings are vital to an [...]

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Safe Celebrations with Food Safety

by: Staci Jones-MS, RD, LD        It’s officially that food and celebration time of year. People often ask me, what are [...]

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Should your child get the HPV Vaccine?

 As parents, you do everything you can to protect your children’s health for now and for the future. Today, there [...]

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