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Healthy News You Need to Know

CoxHealth Clinics Extend Hours

February 15th, 2019 in News, Other

To better serve patients, CoxHealth is pleased to announce that the hours of several of its clinics have been extended.   Read More

 

First Annual Heart Burn Brigade

February 11th, 2019 in News, Other

As part of the Heroes for Healthy Hearts campaign, on Thursday, February 14, join Cox Health in Foster Auditorium from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. for a benefit chili cook off, bake sale and silent auction, with proceeds going to CoxHealth Foundation’s heart and vascular fund supporting cardiac patients. Read More

 

Heroes for Healthy Hearts Fundraiser

February 5th, 2019 in News, Other

Be a hero in February by purchasing a $2 heart during the Heroes for Healthy Hearts campaign, Cox Health’s charity of the month! Funds raised will stay right here in the Ozarks to support CoxHealth cardiac patients who need assistance paying their medical expenses. This can include medical bills for care, rehabilitation, medications and more.  Read More

 

You Can Quit Smoking in Monett

January 30th, 2019 in News, Other

The course called ‘My Path to a Tobacco Free Future’ begins Tuesday, Feb. 5 at Cox Monett. The course will discuss:  Read More

 

24/7 Urgent Care Now Available

January 25th, 2019 in News, Other

The need for health care doesn’t always arise during daytime hours. For times when illnesses and injuries should be addressed right away -- but aren’t severe enough for a trip to the emergency room -- an option for care is now available in Springfield 24/7.   Read More

 

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals 2019 Craft and Food Applications

January 23rd, 2019 in News, Other

Children's Miracle Network Hospitals is calling all craft and food sale vendors! Support local kids by selling your craft/food items and donating up to 30 percent of your sales to CMN Hospitals at CoxHealth. Read More

 

Branson Diabetes Workshop

January 18th, 2019 in News, Other

A free six-week workshop, Living a Health Life with Diabetes, will begin January 22 and run through February 26. This workshop covers exercise, meal planning, medications, dealing with emotions, sick days and goal setting for those with diabetes. You can feel better and have a better quality of life! Free for all Cox employees and community members who have diabetes or pre-diabetes. Read More

 

New Name and Location For Branson's Former Welcome Clinic

January 15th, 2019 in News, Other

Branson's Access Clinic is a helping hand for new patients. Formerly the Welcome Clinic on Cahill Road, the Access Clinic has moved to the CoxHealth Specialty Center located at 1150 State Hwy 248, Suite 102 in Branson. Read More

 

Quit Smoking in 2019

January 7th, 2019 in News, Other

The new year brings a new chance to make a fresh commitment to better health – which for some, includes giving up smoking. Read More

 

8 Easy Ways to Ditch Exercise Excuses

January 2nd, 2019 in News, Other

If your New Year’s Resolution involves starting a new exercise plan, here are some tips to keep you on the right track all year long: Read More

 

Registration Open for Medical Explorers

December 27th, 2018 in News, Other

Medical Explorers, a longtime tradition at CoxHealth, offers young adults the chance to see if a career in the health care industry is right for them – and registration for the next chance to participate is going on now. Applications will be accepted for the upcoming session until Jan. 18. Read More

 

Meyer Fitness Center Specialty Classes in December

December 19th, 2018 in News, Other

Join us Saturday, Dec. 29, 10-11:30 a.m. for CoxHealth Fitness Centers Holiday Ride! Ninety minutes of calorie burning workouts will leave you feeling refreshed and ready to take on the New Year! Read More

 

CoxHealth to Build New Hospital in Monett

December 13th, 2018 in News, Other

In a day and age when many small Ozarks hospitals have shuttered, CoxHealth is advancing its level of care in one rural area. In the coming months, the health system will break ground on a brand new $42 million hospital in Monett, replacing the current facility that was built in 1953. Read More

 

Recognizing Cancer Patients

December 6th, 2018 in News, Other

A cancer battle takes incredible strength, and the courage necessary for such a struggle deserves recognition. Help honor and memorialize the people who have experienced such a fight this holiday season through the CoxHealth Foundation’s “Knot Forgotten” Christmas trees. It’s the decorations that make these trees special: Each one is adorned with festively colored “knots” (bows) in honor or memory of cancer patients. Read More

 

Pediatric Endocrinologist and Gastroenterologist Join CoxHealth

November 30th, 2018 in News, Other

Dr. Jody Hefner – and his wife, Dr. Kate Hefner – moved to Missouri for a number of reasons. One was family; Dr. Jody is originally from Ozark, where his parents still live. The couple was also looking to put down roots, which their military backgrounds hadn’t previously allowed. But there was another reason, too: They wanted to help patients in this region. Read More

 

Volunteer Opportunities for Cox Health Events

November 15th, 2018 in News

Volunteers needed for CMN Hospitals Miracle Week on KY3, KSPR, Ozarks CW CMN Hospitals 'Miracle Week' starts Nov. 26 through Dec. 2. Read More

 

Annual Healthy Food Drive November 1 - 16

November 9th, 2018 in News, Other

Getting proper nutrients through healthy food is important, but purchasing those pantry items can be difficult when on a limited to budget. To help those in need obtain foods that are low in sugar, salt and fat, CoxHealth is launching its 7th annual Pack the Pantries healthy food drive from Nov. 1-16, and the community is invited to participate.   Read More

 

Tips and Tricks to Avoid the Flu

October 15th, 2018 in News

Flu season is just around the corner, and getting sick is never fun. Make sure you prepare yourself to avoid unwanted germs that may come your way. Read More

 

Fall Festivities In The Ozarks

September 24th, 2018 in News, Other

Fall is officially here and that means it’s time for festivals! Check out the list below for fall activities in your area. Read More

 

Get Ready For Fall With These Easy, Healthy Apple Recipes

September 18th, 2018 in News, Other

As the fall season approaches and the air turns cold, we all plan our favorite activities; from hay rides to pumpkin patches, there are many things to do. Read More

 
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