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February is American Heart Month

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. Take steps today to lower your risk of heart disease. Here are a few tips to help get you started, you can:

CCCHC Construction Update

Coal Country Community Health Center (CCCHC) will have limited hours of operation at all locations to accommodate the move into the expanded CCCHC clinic in Beulah, clinic hours will be as follows:

Turning 65 — Medicare Basics

Medicare Basics will be held on Monday, January 28, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. — 12:00 p.m. in the SMC Conference Room. The session will cover Medicare Terms and Definitions, Medicare Coverage: A, B, C & D, Medicare Initial Visits, Preventative Services, Advance Care Planning and a review of Supplement Plans. This session is FREE and open to the public, please register by calling the NDSU Extension Office at 7018735195.

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

Getting regular screenings for cervical cancer can help find abnormal (changed) cervical cells before they turn into cervical cancer. There are 2 kinds of screening tests that can find abnormal cervical cells: Pap tests, also called Pap smears and HPV (human papillomavirus) tests. Most deaths from cervical cancer can be prevented if women get regular cervical screenings and follow‐up care. Schedule your Cervical Cancer Screening today by contacting your local healthcare provider!

Healthy Tid‐Bits

Go for Greek Yogurt if you’re looking for more satisfying protein. You also get less than half the carbs and sugar of regular. If it’s calcium you are after — choose regular. It delivers more calcium by 2 to 1 and you also get twice the potassium.