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Healthy News You Need to Know

Total Performance Running presents Recognize, Recover, Run

September 17th, 2019 in News, Other

On Saturday, Sept. 21, from 8:30-11 a.m., in the Meyer Center Conference Room B at Meyer Orthopedic and Rehabilitation Hospital (MORH), the Total Performance Running Team will provide a free lecture Read More

 

Annual Healthy Food Drive Now Underway

September 11th, 2019 in News

Healthy food is needed by all, but not everyone can afford items they need. To help people in the Ozarks obtain food that is low in sugar, salt and fat, CoxHealth's 8th annual Pack the Pantries healthy food drive is now underway. It runs through September 30, and you are invited to participate. Read More

 

CoxHealth Fitness Centers: New Women's Only Small Group Training- V.O.W.

September 5th, 2019 in News

CoxHealth Fitness Centers-The Meyer Center will have a women's only small group training class for the upcoming September 9th session. Variety is the name of the game! Read More

 

Workshop on Managing Chronic Pain Set to Start Sept. 10

August 29th, 2019 in News, Other

Chronic pain is an ongoing issue for many people throughout the Ozarks. These individuals – and those who help care for them – are invited to a six-week workshop on how to manage their pain, and the first session starts Tuesday, Sept. 10. Read More

 

CoxHealth to open second urgent care in Springfield

August 20th, 2019 in News

West Springfield will soon have a new access point for urgent care services. In October, a new CoxHealth urgent care will open near the intersection of Sunshine Street and Kansas Expressway. Read More

 

Free Smoking Cessation Classes Held in North and South Springfield

August 15th, 2019 in News, Other

Community members are invited to free monthly classes to help them stop smoking. Read More

 

And Care for All: Parson Task Force Examines State’s Access to Affordable Heal

August 7th, 2019 in News, Other

As Democratic presidential hopefuls debate the future of the country’s health insurance on the national stage this summer, Missouri’s leadership is working to provide more affordable options to its residents. Read More

 

Nurse Practitioner Joins CoxHealth Center Mountain Grove, Willow Springs

July 31st, 2019 in News, Other

Carla Clinton has long known that she wanted to serve others through health care. In recent weeks, Clinton brought this passion home when she began working as a nurse practitioner with CoxHealth, serving at clinics in both Mountain Grove and Willow Springs.   Read More

 

Telemedicine to Enhance Patient Care at Cox Barton County Hospital

July 23rd, 2019 in News, Other

Cox Barton County Hospital will soon use telemedicine to provide physician care to its patients during the evening hours and weekends. Read More

 

CoxHealth Launches Home Health Company

July 17th, 2019 in News, Other

CoxHealth is bringing all of its home health services under a new name and company: CoxHealth at Home. Read More

 

New Provider Joins CoxHealth Center Shell Knob

July 10th, 2019 in News, Other

A new provider has joined CoxHealth Center Shell Knob, and is excited about helping patients throughout the community improve their health. Read More

 

Girls Just Wanna Run 5K/10K To Support Wellness Efforts

July 2nd, 2019 in News, Other

Women of all ages will run around town on July 20 during Girls Just Wanna Run, Springfield’s first women-only 5K/10K. The event funds scholarships for FitLife, CoxHealth’s 12-week health management program that educates, encourages and empowers people to take back their health. Read More

 

Cox HealthPlans President Guest Speaker at SAHU Meeting.

July 2nd, 2019 in News, Other

The Springfield chapter (SAHU) of the National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU) recently welcomed Cox HealthPlans President, Matt Aug and State Senator Eric Burlison as guest speakers. Read More

 

CoxHealth Center Crane Welcomes New Provider

June 26th, 2019 in News, Other

Access to medical care for people living in rural communities just got a little easier thanks to a new provider joining the health care team at CoxHealth Center Crane. Leslie Bunyar, family nurse practitioner, started seeing patients on Monday, June 24. Read More

 

Kids Sewing Day Set For July 12

June 19th, 2019 in News, Other

Each year, CoxHealth volunteers create thousands of blankets and pillows that are given to patients in the hospital. On Friday, July 12, local kids are especially invited to help create even more items at the 2019 Kids Sewing Day, an annual event filled with fun, food, team building – and, of course, lots of sewing. Read More

 

Drug take-back boxes installed at CoxHealth pharmacies

June 12th, 2019 in News, Other

Members of the public are invited to dispose of unused prescription medications – for free and anonymously – through take-back boxes installed at CoxHealth Pharmacy locations. Read More

 

CoxHealth Auxiliary to Host Car, Truck and Bike Show

June 5th, 2019 in News, Other

Classic cars, bikes and trucks are called to participate in 2019 STOP, the CoxHealth Auxiliary’s car and bike classic. Scheduled for Saturday, June 22, the event is held to raise money for patients who require financial assistance for obstructive sleep apnea treatment. Read More

 

Kids Health and Safety Fair Set for June 1

May 23rd, 2019 in News, Other

Safety education can be beneficial to families – and it can also be fun. Those things come together on June 1 at CoxHealth’s annual Kids Health and Safety Fair. The free event offers a one-stop opportunity to learn about need-to-know safety topics in ways that are both engaging and educational. Read More

 

Free Health Screenings at Senior Fest

May 16th, 2019 in News, Other

Aging comes with a variety of challenges, but CoxHealth will soon offer education and resources to help ease those changes at Senior Fest 2019. Read More

 

Cancer Survivors Day at Hammons Field

May 8th, 2019 in News, Other

Cancer survivors throughout the Ozarks are invited to a Springfield Cardinals game on May 31, when CoxHealth’s Hulston Cancer Center will honor these individuals for their strength and determination at Cancer Survivors Day.  Read More

 
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