Category archives for: Lifestyle

Mahaska Health Partnership Shares New Technology for Diabetes Management

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – According to the American Diabetes Association, nearly 26 million children and adults in the United States have diabetes. In honor of National Diabetes Month, Mahaska Health Partnership is sharing some new ways to manage your diabetes with technology. Whether you are at risk or have already been diagnosed, eating a healthy diet […]

Interstellar is Truly Stellar

by Jay Pinder Christopher Nolan’s latest film featuring Matthew Mcconaughey is finally here, and it’s….good. Though it doesn’t quite raise the bar of thought provoking, as well as inception, it succeeds at being a great film that makes you think. This film sets itself in the no too distant future, with a barren earth only […]

Big Hero and the 6 stages of Grief

by Jay Pinder Despite the added extra stage of grief to this title, Big Hero 6 fits the formula for dealing with grief. Big Hero 6 is a colorful film created by Disney and the Studio that brought you Wreck it Ralph and Tangled. It also directly follows the explosively popular Frozen. This film centers […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Upgrades Digital Mammography System

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – Mahaska Health Partnership continues to bring innovative technology to our community. The latest addition is a replacement of their digital mammography system that can image patients with a third lower radiation dose than standard digital mammograms. “Radiation exposure is a concern for many patients,” MHP Director of Radiology Julie Hartke said. “Everyone […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Laboratory Receives Accreditation

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY –Mahaska Health Partnership Laboratory Services has been recognized by the College of American Pathologists for commitment to safeguarding patient care and achievement of the highest standards in laboratory medicine. After an inspection by the College of American Pathologists (CAP), MHP’s Laboratory has again been certified as a CAP accredited laboratory. This means that […]

Mahaska Health Partnership to Host FREE Heart Health Workshop Oct. 30

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – If you’re interested in learning how to improve your heart health, this free workshop is for you. Whether you’ve been diagnosed with congestive heart failure (CHF), struggled with heart disease or other cardiac events, register today. This free workshop will benefit anyone interested in improving their heart health, including those affected by […]

MHP Behavioral Health Services Encourages Mental Health First Aid Training

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – Mahaska Health Partnership Behavioral Health Services will be offering Mental Health First Aid Training on Friday, Oct. 17, from 8 am to 5 pm in the Cedar Bluff Learning Center (entrance #3) on the MHP campus. “There are many types of mental illnesses people might experience at some point in their lives,” […]

Mahaska Health Partnership to host Breast Cancer Awareness Walk

The cold couldn't diminish the spirit of the Breast Cancer Awareness Walk on Friday

MAHASKA COUNTY – Mahaska Health Partnership has scheduled the 10th annual Breast Cancer Awareness Walk for Friday, Oct. 3 on the Square in Oskaloosa. MHP PR/Marketing Coordinator Cassie Riley explained that the walk is held from Noon to 1:00 pm. “We hold the walk on the Square during the noon hour because many people will […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Offers Seasonal Flu Vaccines

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – With the beginning of flu season upon us, Mahaska Health Partnership has begun offering flu vaccinations. “The Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommends that hospitals and other health agencies begin offering the vaccine as soon as it is available,” MHP Public Health Coordinator Patty Malloy said. MHP Public Health will hold Walk-In […]

Georgia’s Kitchen: Canning

Georgia Diehm

A few weeks ago I started sharing recipes for canning garden produce. I will continue with a couple more this week. Grandmother’s catsup 1 peck tomatoes(about) 2 cups sharp vinegar 6 Tbsp. salt 4 Tbsp. allspice 2 Tbsp. mustard 1 Tbsp.powdered cloves 1 tsp. black pepper 1/4 tsp. red pepper Cook and rub tomatoes through […]

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