News and Information Blog for Heartland Community Health Center​

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My PCOS Story

My journey with PCOS began in my early 20s. After years of taking hormonal birth control, I decided to switch to an intrauterine device (IUD). A few months later I began noticing some unusual symptoms, which I assumed were side effects of the IUD. These symptoms included…

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Local Connection to National Health Center Week

As the country’s largest primary care network, Community Health Centers are the health care home for over 30 million Americans in over 14,000 communities across the nation. In 2022, Heartland Community Health Center provided care for more than 20,000 patients, through more than 62,000 visits to their clinics. 57% of these patients were either uninsured or using Medicare/Medicaid as their only form of health insurance. Additionally, through their in-house pharmacy, River City Pharmacy, patients were able to save more than $4.5 million…

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