A vaccine can prevent oral cancer. Is it right for you?

4 Tips to Preventing Oral Cancer. You may have seen a lot of educational material this month promoting the HPV vaccine as a method of preventing cervical cancer. While it’s true HPV is known to cause cervical cancer, HPV is also a concern for men. In fact, men appear to be more likely than women to develop an oral HPV infection…

Find Your Fun Photo: Heartland Trunk-or-Treat

Find Your Fun Photos! From Spider-Man to Michael Myers, the Heartland parking lot was jam-packed with spooktacular costumes on Saturday.  Thank you  to everyone who stopped by the photo booth at the Heartland Trunk-or-Treat!  You can view some of the highlights on our Facebook page HERE.  What was your favorite costume?  Click here Previous Next

How a Mammogram Can Save Your Life

VIDEO: “I did monthly breast exams, but I couldn’t feel anything because my cancer was a ductal cancer. It’s really important to get…”

10 must know myths and facts about suicide

10 Myths and Facts About Suicide There is a lot of misinformation regarding the subject of suicide. In becoming more aware and comfortable with the topic of suicide, here are some common myths that can interfere with our ability to provide support to one who may be experiencing suicidal thoughts or actions.   Myth: Someone […]

The Heart of Health Care

Heartland Celebrates National Nurses Week National Nurses Week honors the contributions and sacrifices made by the medical professionals who keep us healthy. It is celebrated between May 6, National Nurses Day, and May 12, the birthdate of celebrated nurse Florence Nightingale.  At Heartland, we believe our nurses truly are the Heart of Healthcare, and the […]

Lawrence Douglas County Public Health Clinic Temporarily Closed Due To COVID-19 Outbreak

Public Health Clinic Closed Until Monday Due To COVID-19 Lawrence Douglas County Public Health announced today they have closed their clinic located at 200 Maine Street Suite B. in Lawrence Kansas, due to COVID-19 transmission among their clinic staff.  While all of their staff are vaccinated and follow strict safety protcols, including distancing and masking at all times […]

Minority Health – More Than a Month

Minority Health Month: Pandemic Brings Injustices and Inequities of the Health Care System to the Forefront. April is National Minority Health Month. this year the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Minority Health (OMH) and its partners have been focused on the continued importance of COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as one […]