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Firework Safety

As we all prepare to celebrate the 4th of July, Pershing Health System would like to share some safety tips from the National Safety Council to help ensure you have a safe and enjoyable 4th of July weekend! Never allow young children to handle fireworks Older children should use them only under close adult supervision Never use fireworks while impaired by drugs or alcohol Anyone using fireworks or…
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Summer Safety Tips

Summer is officially upon us, giving everyone the opportunity to take their fitness activities outdoors! Follow these summer safety tips from Gary Fite, PT, Director of Rehab Services and Kristen Gunn, DPT, ATC from our PT Department to make your summer safer and more enjoyable: Drink, drink, drink!  Stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water. Protect your skin with an appropriate sun block for your skin type as…
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PHS Community Health Fair

Pershing Health System will be holding their annual Health Fair: June 27th & 28th at the Brookfield Park Baptist Church June 29th & 30th at the Marceline Bethany Baptist Church from 7am – 9am CMP with Lipid $30 (Fasting is recommended for this test) CBCA $15 A1C $20 Thyroid Panel (TSH & FT4) $30 PSA (Men) Prostate Cancer Test $20 Colorectal Screening Kit (Available to do at home)…
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Men’s Health Week

As we observe Men’s Health Week, PHS wants to increase awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. Developing healthy habits early is vital to the health of all men in order to prevent disease further down the road. These include: Minimizing stress and getting plenty of rest Wearing sunscreen and minimizing sun exposure Limiting alcohol to no more…
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