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Blaine County Uninsured Care Expands with Family Health Services Clinic

BELLEVUE, Idaho — The St. Luke’s Wood River Foundation works to expand care services for those who are uninsured or underinsured. Last year, more than 700 Blaine County patients had to travel to Jerome or Fairfield for health care. To resolve this problem, Family health services, planned to open a medical, dental and behavioral health […]

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All-in-One Family Health Center Opening 15th Clinic in Tampa

LUTZ, Fla. – Tampa Family Health Centers cuts the ribbon Wednesday on its 15th health clinic in the Tampa Bay area. The grand opening is happening at TFHC’s new clinic at 1212 E. Bearss Avenue. What do you want to know Tampa Family Health Centers opens 15th clinic in the Bay Area Clinic located at […]

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Petal’s Annual Family Health and Resource Show is scheduled for July 26

PETAL, Miss. (WDAM) – Petal students returning to class will have access to free resources next week. The annual Student Health and Resource Fair will be held next Monday, July 26, at the Petal First Baptist from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Masks will be required at the fair and you must pre-register for a […]

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Abortions continue to rise in Iowa after GOP family planning change

There were 4,058 abortions performed in Iowa in 2020, a trend that has increased over the past three years. In 2018, there were 2,849 abortions, followed by 3,566 abortions in 2019, according to state data. The data comes from the Iowa Department of Public Health and was shared with legislative staff. State Senator Janet Petersen […]

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Clinica Family Health People’s Clinic Celebrates 51st Anniversary – Colorado Hometown Weekly

Editor’s note: The caption for the photo of the Clinically Relevant band members has been updated to correct Kevin Dryden’s name. On the grassy sports field at Casey Middle School in Boulder, past and current staff members of Clinica’s popular Family Health Clinic greeted each other with cheerful smiles as children played games in the […]

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‘Back To School Bash’ Family Health Center Returns in August with Live Outdoor Event

KALAMAZOO, MI — The Family Health Center’s annual back-to-school party will return to an in-person gathering in August after the pandemic. The outdoor event is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 20 at the organization’s Paterson campus, 117 W. Paterson St., according to a press release from the Family Health Center. The […]

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Massachusetts Family Health Insurance Premiums $21,424 Average 2019

BOSTON — The average total cost of family health insurance premiums in Massachusetts has roughly tripled from 2000 to 2019, reaching $21,424 and exceeding the national cost of a new compact car. The statistic was among several pieces of data illustrating rising health care costs and burdens on consumers presented Wednesday at a meeting of […]

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Kenya: Shock over expired family planning implants the state gave to women

The government is about to release expired and contaminated family planning implants to Kenyan women. The Nation has learned that a batch of implants imported by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and released by the Kenya Medical Supplies Authority (Kemsa) in Lamu, Kwale, Nyamira and Kakamega counties had developed mold and recipients have since […]

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Free uniforms, health screenings available at Petal Family Health & Resource Fair

Although the COVID-19 pandemic prevented Petal First Baptist Church officials from presenting all the usual offerings at last year’s Petal Family Health & Resource Fair, the event is in full swing this year with a range collection of free school uniforms and Petal School District family health screenings. This year’s event will be held from […]

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Virginia Family Health Center in McKinney expects 12,000 patients within the next three years

The Virginia Family Health Center began seeing medical, dental and behavioral patients in a new purpose-built office in May. (Miranda Jaimes/Community Impact Journal) A McKinney clinic aimed at reaching underserved residents has a promising prognosis. The Virginia Family Health Center, located at 1620 W. Virginia St., began seeing medical, dental and behavioral patients in a […]

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Cyberattack reported at Coastal Family Health MS clinics

The Coastal Family Health Center said in a press release on Friday that patients’ personal information may have been accessed by hackers. The health center said an attempt to shut down its IT operations failed, but some personal information could have been accessed. The incident happened on May 13 and Coastal Family immediately launched an […]

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Fish succeeds Silva and becomes president and CEO of the Greater Lawrence Family Health Center

Dr. Guy Fish has been named the new president and CEO of Greater Lawrence Family Health Center, which operates primary care centers and pharmacies in Lawrence, Haverhill and Methuen. Fish’s extensive healthcare experience as a physician and consultant in numerous leadership roles spans both the for-profit and not-for-profit healthcare sectors. “The Board is pleased to […]

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Nigeria: Family Planning Saves Lives – We must get the message out to men and women

A year ago, I met a 26-year-old breastfeeding mother who was a graduate student. She was married and had three children; the youngest was only eight months old. She started using birth control pills after her period returned after giving birth, but hid the pills from her husband. When he discovered them, he forced her […]