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Wright Memorial Physicians’ Group and Mercer County Clinic offering Covid-19 vaccinations to Phase 2 population
Phase 2 opens vaccination eligibility to a much larger group of the population, including faculty and staff of higher education institutes, such as North Central Missouri College.
Health News You Can Use: COVID Vigilance During Spring Break
Dr. Ginny Boos, Saint Luke’s Health System Director of Infection Prevention, shares what you need to know before spring break starts. 
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Reuters Health: Diuretic effect may not mediate most empagliflozin benefits in heart-failure patients
Reuters Health talked to Dr. Mikhail Kosiborod about what a new study's findings mean for patients with reduced ejection fraction and clinical practice moving forward.
FOX4: Kansas City health experts concerned about post-spring break surge in COVID-19 cases
FOX4 talked to Dr. Ginny Boos about the need for continued vigilance as restrictions ease and crowds gather over spring break.
KSHB: Vaccine may improve symptoms for COVID-19 'long-haulers'
KSHB talked to Dr. Sarah Boyd about how the COVID-19 vaccines could be helpful for long-haulers.
Iola Register: Moran man makes surprising recovery from COVID-19
Richard Dudley made a surprising recovery from COVID-19 after choosing to go home.
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Hedrick Medical Center Auxiliary Now Accepting Applications for 2021 Scholarships
Students already enrolled in or admitted to a degree program in a health care field are eligible for the scholarship.
Hedrick Family Care offering second Covid-19 vaccination clinic to Phase 1B – Tier 3 population
The event will be on Friday, March 26, and appointments are required.
KCTV: Colorectal cancer increasing in younger patients
KCTV talked to Dr. Robert Amajoyi and Dr. Ben Kulow about when you should begin regular screenings, as well as advances in colorectal cancer treatment.