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Ticks: Avoid Misery in Missouri

Ticks are most active mid-spring through summer, making it important to take extra precautions this time of year. Following prevention tips can help you steer clear of these tiny terrors, yet, your best defense is knowing your native tick population: who they are, how they act and what makes them “tick.” Missouri Ticks According to [...]

By |June 6th, 2019|

10 Reasons Why Men Skip the Doctor … and Why They Shouldn’t

June is Men’s Health Month. What does that mean to the men in your life? For most, it’s probably just another day. For us, it’s an opportunity to spread awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. Find out what screenings you need at your age. [...]

By |June 3rd, 2019|

Honor Flight Brings NKCH Physician and Vietnam Veteran Father to D.C.

With the National Mall’s cherry blossom trees as a backdrop, MSGT Bob Cummins (left) and his son, Gregory A. Cummins, DO, visit the nearby Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial. Forty-six years ago, Gregory A. Cummins, DO, was 10 years old when he greeted his father, MSGT Bob Cummins, at Robins Air Force Base in [...]

By |May 26th, 2019|

A Home of Their Own

May is National Foster Care Month, but the plight of children who need foster families is a year-round problem. Four employees stepped up to make a difference for seven children in our area. They share their stories to raise awareness of children who need someone to love and care about them. Annually, 440,000 children need [...]

By |May 21st, 2019|

Distinguishing Seasonal Allergies from the Common Cold

Randall S. Cramer, D.O. with Meritas Health Landmark at Tiffany Springs The sun is out, and the flowers are blooming – spring is here. But with 45 million Americans suffering from seasonal allergies (sometimes called hay fever) annually, the transition from winter to spring can be brutal. Sometimes it’s hard to identify what’s [...]

By |April 24th, 2019|
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