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Posted on: June 28, 2022

A Message from Dr. Goodnight (June Health Connection Newsletter)

Dr. Goodnight

June is Men's Health Month and I would like to bring awareness to a concern for men over 60. On review of the American Cancer Society website:  cancer.org, it is noted that 60% of the prostate cancer patients are diagnosed while in their...

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Posted on: March 21, 2022

Public Health Week - Celebrate Life

Public Health Celebrates Life

Join us for all sorts of fun at the Health District during Public Health Week.

850 N. 6th st. April 4-8 from 9am-4pm

Class Schedule (below) will continue to be updated as we get closer to the day of the event. ...

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Posted on: February 25, 2022

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

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During Winter, the risk of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning is higher. This is because CO is found in fumes produced by common items used during the winter months, such as stoves, fireplaces, gas ranges, generators and furnaces. 

Symptoms to watch for

CO ...

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Posted on: February 28, 2022

Let’s Have a Heart to Heart

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If you’ve ever watched “The Notebook” you’ll recall the couple, Noah and Allie, who fall in love but become separated after a series of misunderstandings come between them. When they finally get on the same page, it...

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Posted on: February 23, 2022

Daily Heart Health

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With heart disease as the leading cause of death for both men and women in the U.S. it is important to consider lifestyle choices that help prevent heart disease and stroke every day. Here are a few ways to do your part each day to prioritize your heart h...

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Posted on: February 21, 2022

Health Equity - What is it & Why is it important?

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Health equity is when all members of society enjoy a fair and just opportunity, having equal access to resources, to be as healthy as possible. As we take the month of February to recognize and reflect on the historical struggles of the Black community an...

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Posted on: February 18, 2022

A Message from Dr. Goodnight (February Health Connection Newsletter)

Dr. Goodnight

A 60-some year old male rancher suffered a puncture wound from a rusty barbed-wire fence. A week later, I was helping with his ICU care from a jaw-breaking tetanus infection. A current tetanus vaccination would have prevented this.&n...

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Posted on: February 16, 2022

Abilene History: Dr. William Butler

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Black History month is a time to look at our past, present, and future as a community; It is a time to celebrate the triumphs and recognize the struggles of all Black men and women throughout history. As we celebrate triumphs we at ATCPHD would l...

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