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Mahaska Health Partnership Educates on Lead Testing for Children

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – Lead is a metal found naturally in the environment and some household products. While small amounts of exposure are usually harmless to adults, it can cause a variety of health complications for young children. Mahaska Health Partnership stresses the importance of lead testing for children. “With the recent crisis developing in Flint, […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Encourages Going Red on Feb. 5

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MAHASKA COUNTY – Friday, Feb. 5 is National Wear Red Day, a day when the American Heart Association encourages everyone to wear red and bring awareness to cardiovascular disease and its effect on women. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), heart disease and stroke are responsible for 1 in 3 deaths among women each […]

Mahaska Health Partnership to Host 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, Feb. 19, from 8 am to 5 pm in the Cedar Bluff Learning Center (entrance #3) on the MHP campus. “There are many types of mental health symptoms people might experience at some point in their […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Suggests Ways to Combat Winter Blues

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – Do you find yourself feeling a little more blue or sluggish during the winter months? Do these feelings usually go away when spring comes? You may be suffering from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Mahaska Health Partnership suggests ways to combat winter blues and when to seek additional help. Though SAD can hit […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Educates on ADHD Symptoms in Children

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – Does your child struggle with having conversations, fidgeting or finishing projects? Is reading, writing or math a struggle? These behaviors and challenges could be signs of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Mahaska Health Partnership Pediatrician and ADHD Expert John O’Brien, MD, offers tips on identifying symptoms in your child and ways to […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Announces Holiday Hours

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY– Mahaska Health Partnership wishes our patients and their families a wonderful holiday season. To ensure we are meeting the healthcare needs of our community while giving providers and staff time with their families, MHP’s holiday hours are listed below. In addition, expanded Walk-In services will also be offered in the Medical Group. For […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Shares Tips on Staying Healthy During the Holidays

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – With the holidays upon us, many people will be travelling and visiting friends and family. Exposure to a wide variety of people is often how viruses quickly spread. Mahaska Health Partnership Family Practice Physician Eric Miller, DO, offers some tips to stay healthy during this busy time of year. “The germs on […]

Mahaska Health Partnership to offer Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – Mahaska Health Partnership Behavioral Health Services will be offering Youth Mental Health First Aid Training on Friday, Jan. 8 from 8 am to 5 pm in the Cedar Bluff Learning Center (entrance #3) on the MHP campus. “Mental health symptoms can appear at any age,” MHP Behavioral Health Director Jan LeBahn, LISW, […]

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Oskaloosa Blue Zones 'Live Longer Better'

MAHASKA COUNTY – Mahaska Health Partnership continues Blue Zones principles in Oskaloosa with addition of Community Wellness Coordinator Ann Smith. “Our community put a lot of work into becoming Blue Zones certified,” MHP CEO Jay Christensen said. “As the local healthcare resource, we value our community’s health and well-being as much as providing care in […]

Mahaska Health Partnership to Hold Free Diabetes Support Group

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY –Mahaska Health Partnership is offering assistance through a free support group focused on managing symptoms and coping with diabetes care at home. The support group is help semi-regularly and each meeting focuses on a different topic specific to living with diabetes. The next support group will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 9 from […]

 

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