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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 […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Educates on Hormone Replacement Therapy

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – During menopause, women undergo a wide array of changes. One treatment option to consider is hormone replacement therapy. Mahaska Health Partnership explores the purpose of therapy for menopausal women. Hormone replacement therapy is a technique used to help supplement the body with estrogen and sometimes progesterone during and after menopause. “Women produce […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Shares Symptoms of Diabetes

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – Are you having trouble hearing or seeing, but think it just has to do with getting older? Some of the symptoms associated with diabetes are often dismissed as normal signs of aging and not taken seriously. Mahaska Health Partnership encourages an awareness of diabetes symptoms to aid in early diagnosis and treatment. […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Encourages More Herbs, Less Salt in Your Diet

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – Salt is a contributing factor in high blood pressure, a condition affecting 1 in every 3 American adults. August 29 is National More Herbs, Less Salt Day, and Mahaska Health Partnership has some tips on how to reduce your salt intake. According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), everyone should […]

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