Post Tagged with: "health"

Some golf course hazards are health hazards, too

The hazards faced by most Marion County golfers are rather routine?a little water here and there, a scorching Kansas wind and maybe an occasional wandering skunk or snake. When I used to golf, I found water in places no one else could find it. In fact, if you ever need help finding water anywhere, just give me a golf club […]

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Program to explore impact of Mennonites on mental health care

A program of alternative service that came about because of World War II also led to significant changes in mental health care in the United States. On July 19, Kauffman Museum at Bethel College will host ?From Resisters to Reformers: How Kansas Mennonites Changed Mental Health Care,? a presentation and discussion by Aaron Barnhart. The program, at 3 p.m. in […]

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Don?t let mosquitos take the bite out of summer

Don?t let mosquitos take the bite out of summer

Eliminating standing water where mosquitos breed and thwarting their efforts to feed can help keep your environment mosquito-free this spring and summer. Recent wet weather combined with warmer temperatures herald the arrival of cookouts, lounging poolside, weekends at the beach and a host of fun outdoor activities. Spring and summer are also mosquito season, and the little blood-suckers are far […]

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FAIR TURNOUT

FAIR TURNOUT

In the top photo, Claudia Soo Hoo adds to her collection of giveaways at the booth sponsored by LifeTeam, a critical transport service. Don Ratzlaff / Free Press It may be that the Marion County Health Fair had no antidote for an outbreak of spring fever, considering the near-perfect weather on a weekend when most area schools were on spring […]

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Providers uniting for county health fair March 21

Marion County residents can become better aware of local and area health and wellness services by attending the Marion County Health Fair planned for Saturday March 21. Organized by the Marion County Health Department and the two local hospitals, St. Luke in Marion and Hills?boro Com?munity, the fair will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the gymnasium at […]

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