Healthy News You Need to Know

Healthy News You Need to Know

Tips and Tricks to Avoid the Flu

October 16th, 2018 in News, Other

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


National Yoga Month Workshops CoxHealth Fitness Centers

September 14th, 2018 in News, Other

Join us at CoxHealth Fitness Centers, The Meyer Center to kick off National Yoga Month! Read More


CoxHealth Right Care Right Now

September 6th, 2018 in News, Other

When you can't wait for an appointment with your health care provider, we're here for you with virtual visits, walk-in clinics, urgent care and emergency care. Read More


CoxHealth Urgent Care Lebanon

August 31st, 2018 in News, Other

Lebanon and the surrounding area will soon have a new access point for health care. In just a few weeks, CoxHealth Lebanon Urgent Care will start serving the community by treating illnesses and injuries that should be addressed right away, but aren’t severe enough for a trip to the emergency room. Read More


Father’s Day 2018

June 12th, 2018 in News, Other

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Homemade Ice Cream

August 28th, 2017 in News, Other

Summer is the best season to enjoy a cool breeze, beverage, or dessert. Ice cream is a popular treat in the hotter months of the year and while there are many places to buy ice cream... Read More


Summer Safe Fitness

August 17th, 2017 in News, Other

With the increase in temperatures and more hours of sunlight, the summer months can certainly provide you with ample motivation to get up and get outside. Below are some precautions to keep in mind when you’re working out and exercising in the summer heat. Read More


Back to School Tips

August 2nd, 2017 in News, Other

Whether your child is starting Kindergarten or beginning their Senior Year, here are some tips to help them get back to school healthy, happy and safe. Read More


Fresh Garden Salads

July 21st, 2017 in News, Other

With summer in full swing and garden produce available now is the time to make some fresh garden salads. Check out these fun and different recipes on a hot summery day. Read More


Local Nature Trails

July 5th, 2017 in News, Other

Did you know that Springfield is considered the Gateway to the Great Outdoors? Whether you are biking, hiking, or just wanting to enjoy the outdoors, Springfield has a variety of trails packed with breathtaking scenery. Our state was also named “Best Trails State” in 2013 by American Trails. Read More


Racin’ to Save Lives 2017 Blood Drive

June 9th, 2017 in News, Other

Cox HealthPlans and CoxHealth Network will once again be taking part in the annual Racin’ to Save Lives 2017 Blood Drive Competition between Mercy and CoxHealth. Read More


26th Annual Med Mile & 5K Run/Walk

May 26th, 2017 in News, Other

The 26th Annual Med Mile and 5K run/walk is next Saturday June 3rd, 2017 at Cox Health Fitness Centers at The Meyer Center. All proceeds go to the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and the event is presented by Heim-Young Associates. Read More


Skin Cancer Awareness Month

May 19th, 2017 in News, Other

Take a moment this May to learn some preventive steps to lessen your child’s chances of developing Skin Cancer later in life. Read More


Southwest Missouri Heart Walk

April 20th, 2017 in News, Other

The Southwest Missouri Heart Walk is an American Heart Association annual community event. The event mixes fundraising and healthy physical activity to raise funds and awareness of the nation’s No. 1 and No. 5 killers (cardiovascular disease and stroke respectively). Read More


Your Annual Wellness Exam

April 12th, 2017 in News, Other

Your Annual Wellness Exam is available to you through your Preventive Services when you are covered under Cox HealthPlans insurance. This benefit is designed to do just that PREVENT. Chronic conditions and problems detected early have a better chance for treatment and cure. Schedule an appointment with your Primary Care Physician to discuss the screenings and exams you should have and when you need them. Most services are based on your age, health, family history and lifestyle (how you eat, your activity level and whether you smoke). Read More


Cox Baby Affair

March 31st, 2017 in News, Other

Are you a new or expecting parent? We invite you to the annual CoxHealth Baby Affair on Saturday, April 8. This fun and educational event is open to the public from 9 a.m.-1 p.m., and is hosted in the West Pavilion, West Tower and Turner Center in the Dee Ann White Women’s and Children’s Hospital. This is a free event with demonstrations, door prizes, exhibits, vendors and classes. Grandparents, family and friends are welcome. For further detail, call The Women's Center at 269-4664. Donations of cloth or disposable diapers may be made to the Diaper Bank of the Ozarks. Read More


Animal Shelters: Reasons to Adopt

March 27th, 2017 in News, Other

In 2016 alone, the Humane Society of Southwest Missouri helped nearly 6,000 animals in the Springfield area. The Humane Society welcomes all cats and dogs through its doors, and commits all available resources to not only help them find their forever home, but heal the wounds both visible and unseen. Read More


St Patrick’s Day Recipes

March 16th, 2017 in News, Other

Beer Braised Irish Stew and Colcannon, Irish Potato Farls Read More

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