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HornerStanley Horner, DO

Dr. Stanley Horner is an Allergy/Immunology Specialist who recently joined the MHP Medical Group. 

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Deciphering Pregnancy Symptoms

Having a baby is one of the most exciting times in your life, but it can also be full of surprises for first-time moms.

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Published Jun 22, 2017

Five Ways to Control Your Blood Pressure

If you’ve been diagnosed with high blood pressure or would like to see lower numbers, you’re not alone! In fact, about 1 in 3 adults in the United States have high blood pressure. The scary thing is, only around half of those people have it under control! Not only does high blood pressure mean your heart is working harder to get blood flowing through your body, your risk for heart disease and stroke, two of the leading causes of death, increases.

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Published Jun 15, 2017

Emergency Department Donation

Mahaska Health Partnership Emergency Department Receives Donation

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints recently donated handmade teddy bears and blankets for pediatric patients who visit the MHP Emergency Department.

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Shown with the donations are, from left: Abigail VanEgmond and Diane Ottosson of the Church of Latter Day Saints, and MHP Director of Emergency Services Andrea Hagist.

According to Diane Ottosson, the gifts were created through the “Santa’s Workshop” activity group at the church, and the youth groups took part in making this donation happen. “Young children stuffed the bears while older ones were able to tie the blankets or sew the bear patterns,” Ottoson said. “We’re hoping the bears and blankets will find their way into the hands of little ones who might be going through something scary or traumatic and that they bring comfort.”