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Knowledge is Power – Diabetes Awareness Part 2

November is National Diabetes Awareness month and at Central Ozarks Medical Center, we are going to continue this week with part two of our blog about diabetes awareness. As we discussed in part one, diabetes affects over 34 million people in the United States and...

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Knowledge is Power During National Diabetes Awareness Month

According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), more than one in five Americans who have diabetes don’t even know they have it. That means that out of a total 34.2 million, 7.3 million people are undiagnosed and untreated and unaware of the multitude of other...

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Celebrating National Family Caregiver’s Month at COMC

November is National Family Caregivers Month in the United States, and we want to take this opportunity to give a warm shout out to all the caregivers out there! Caregiving is a labor of love, and it is exhausting both physically and emotionally. You make a difference...

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and as this very important month comes to a close we wanted to talk to you about breast cancer awareness and prevention. It is something that will affect all of us directly or indirectly, and the more knowledge we have...

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5 Tips for Better Dental Hygiene from COMC

October is National Dental Hygiene Month and at Central Ozarks Medical Center, we are very excited about that! Our dental care providers in mid-Missouri know that with a few simple habits, you can do a lot to maintain or improve your dental health. Some of them are...

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#Every1KnowsSome1 – It’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month

According to the dictionary, domestic violence is considered to be “violent or aggressive behavior within the home, typically involving the violent abusive spouse or partner.” But in reality, domestic violence encompasses much more than that. According to the National...

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How to Stay Active as an Older Adult

In honor of Healthy Aging Month, we want to help support the health of aging older adults. It’s important to us and to them that they maintain their independence and health. At Central Ozarks Medical Center, we want to advocate for our aging adults because staying...

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Why Sugar is Bad for Your Teeth

We have been told since we were little to avoid sugar. Not only is it bad for our physical and cognitive health, but also, it’s not great for our teeth either. The various affects it has on our health is almost too many to count, so it’s easier to narrow it down. It...

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