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HealthNet Northeast Health Center Celebrates One Year Anniversary!

Truck driver Pierre Roberts, 39, knew something wasn’t right when he began feeling more tired than usual. It had been well over a year since he’d been to a doctor. His busy work schedule made it easy to put off the visit. Through the recommendation of a friend, Pierre made an appointment at HealthNet Northeast [...]

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Navigating Alternative Therapies

Post by Megan McDonald, CNM As a midwife, I come into contact with a lot of patients who, for a variety of reasons, are seeking natural therapies over conventional therapies. Some people have had negative experiences with conventional therapies (side effects from a drug, recurrence of an infection, etc.). Others feel led to choose a more natural [...]

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Celebrate Men’s Health Month!

Celebrate Men’s Health Month! Show the men in your life that you love them by encouraging them to make their health a priority! According to ABC News, men are more reluctant to go to the doctor than women, which is one of the biggest reasons a man’s life expectancy is six to seven years behind a [...]

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Get To Know: Dr. Cantrell

Q: Tell us a little bit about yourself. A:  Born and raised in Indianapolis on the East Side near the State Fair Grounds.  I have a wife of 12 years, 5 children, 8 brothers and sisters and an amazing immediate/extended family.  I love my faith, my family and my friends.  Then, I love being a [...]

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Speedway Chamber of Commerce Donate to West Health Center Campaign

BIG thanks to the Speedway Chamber of Commerce for their generous gift of $1,000 to be directed to HealthNet West Health Center! In December 2012, a renovated Blockbuster Store at 6029 West 10th Street became home to HealthNet’s newest health care facility – HealthNet West Health Center. The 4,500 square foot center offers adult primary [...]

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West Health Center Campaign is Underway!

Governor, Greg Sain, and Administrator, Craig Olivares, from the Loyal Order of Moose Speedway Lodge No. 500, dropped off a check for $450 to be directed towards HealthNet West Health Center!! The Loyal Order of Moose is a family fraternity and service organization dedicated to putting their time, talent, and treasures into the communities in [...]

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Take the Test. Take Control. #NHTD

Today is National HIV Testing Day and we are encouraging you to “Take the Test. Take Control.” The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that approximately 1.1 million people in the United States are living with HIV and nearly one in five aren’t aware that they are infected. It is extremely important to get [...]

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Summer is HERE!!! What you need to know to stay safe!

Summer has finally arrived and….as the temperatures continue to soar…..there are a few things we need to keep in mind when it comes to sun and heat safety. Did you know that one of the biggest weather related risks during the summer months is the possibility of a child dying in a vehicle from heat [...]

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15 Lessons From A Community Health Center Nurse

René Kougel, the health center manager at our Martindale-Brightwood Health & Dental Center & Eastside Health Center, is a Registered Nurse just like each one of our health center managers.  She and her colleagues have a LOT of experience in the nursing. In honor of National Nurses Week, today we’re reposting one of our most [...]

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Thank a Nurse Today!

In recognition of National Nurses Week (May 6 – 12), HealthNet salutes the tireless efforts of the nurses who have dedicated themselves to promoting and maintaining the health of the families we serve. Established by the American Nurses Association to coincide with Florence Nightingale’s birthday, National Nurses Week is a time to recognize the strength, [...]

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