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Cervical Cancer Signs and Symptoms

The signs and symptoms of cervical cancer vary according to the stage of the cancer. In the early stages, there are generally very few...

Free Flu Shots At County Health Dept. Friday, Sept. 22

The Douglas County Health Department will be offering the adult influenza vaccine at no charge to residents of Douglas County on Sept. 22, from...

Douglas County Health Dept. September Clinics

Regular Office Hours: 8 a.m.-12 p.m. and 12:30-4:30 p.m. SEPTEMBER 04    Office Closed - Labor Day 05    Blood pressure: Skyline School 8:45-10:45 a.m. 06    WIC 8-10:30 a.m. and 12:45-3 p.m. 07    WIC 8-10:30 a.m....

Missouri Insurance Department Reminds Missouri Families to Review Insurance Coverage Before Kids Head to...

Students’ belongings may not be covered by homeowners policy Homeowners and renters insurance: Ask your agent if your child’s possessions will be covered by your...

Help Contribute to Better Asthma Management in Schools

It’s time for students to head back to school—which means new classrooms and teachers. If you know a child or teenager living with asthma,...

Douglas County Health Dept. August Clinics

Regular Office Hours: 8 a.m.-12 p.m. and 12:30-4:30 p.m. AUGUST 02 WIC 8-10:30 a.m. and 12:45-3 p.m. 03 WIC 8-10:30 a.m. and 12:45-3 p.m. 07...

New MU School of Medicine Partnership with Indian Company Could Help Produce Holistic...

COLUMBIA – Ayurvedic medicine (also called Ayurveda) is one of the world’s oldest medical systems. Originating in India more than 5,000 years ago, this...

Missouri Ozarks Community Health Welcomes Women’s Care Doctor, and Services

Missouri Ozarks Community Health announces the addition of Dr. Selma Taylor, OB-GYN. Dr. Taylor is from Kansas. She completed her undergraduate education in Topeka,...

Tips for Preventing Heat-Related Illness From the Douglas County Health Department

With temperatures and humidity on the rise, the danger of suffering a heat-related illness become more imminent. The Douglas County Health Department shares some...

Rising Chronic Disease Rates Portend Unsustainable Costs

By Kenneth E. Thorpe 12 percent of Americans suffer from five or more chronic conditions, such as high blood pressure, heart disease, and diabetes....
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