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Health Beat

June 11th, 2019 in Features


Northfield Acupuncture & Alternative Medicine Clinic will hold workshops dealing with health topics at 1 p.m. Thursdays at the clinic, 619 E. Sixth St. Registration is required. Call 870-772-8622.


Acute head and back pain

Ark-La-Tex Health Center offers free consultations for head, neck and back pain. Call 870-773-7246.


Birth control

Texarkana-Bowie County Family Health Center, 902 W. 12th St., offers complete reproductive health services for men, women and teens. The center is a Texas Women's Health Program Provider. Call 903-798-3265.


Miller County Health Unit offers Family Planning Services for Miller County residents. Most services are free for Arkansas residents who qualify. Call 870-773-2108 for an appointment with our nurse practitioner 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday or Friday.


Blood pressure

Cypress Home Health provides free blood sugar and blood pressure checks to seniors from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. the fourth Monday of each month at the Collins Memorial Senior Center, 3000 Texas Blvd.

Texarkana HomeCare offers free blood pressure checks 11 a.m. to noon the third Tuesday of each month at the Collins Memorial Senior Center.

Health Back Home Health offers free blood pressure checks at 10:30 a.m. the second Thursday of each month at Collins Memorial Senior Center.


Breast care

Arkansas Breast Care Program provides free mammograms, clinical breast exams, pelvic exams and Pap tests to women who are Arkansas residents ages 40 and older and meet the income eligibility. Call 1-877-670-CARE or 870-773-2108.

CHRISTUS St. Michael Health System provides a variety of free breast health services for qualified women and men. Call Shelly Purifoy at 903-614-2667.


Memory screening

The Alzheimer's Alliance Tri-State Area offers free monthly memory screenings the second Thursday of each month. Call the Alzheimer's Alliance for an appointment at 903-223-8021.

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