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Archives for October 2013

Fresh Baked Bread


This simple honey whole wheat bread recipe makes eating whole grains easy AND yummy.  And because this recipe IS so simple, invite the kids in the kitchen with you!


October Recipes from Eat Smart

The October food demos featured the fall favorite pumpkin.

Mall Walking

When the weather deters you from getting out and moving, why not try mall walking.  The Hutchinson Mall offers a well-lit, comfortable indoor atmosphere with convenient hours making it a great place to walk year round.

Walk/Bike to School Day

Walk/Bike to School day was a success again this year!  We had over 150 walkers and bikers between Park Elementary and New Discoveries Montessori Academy.

Halloween Candy Buy Back

Back by demand – Parkview Dental is in it’s 3rd year of participating in the candy buyback program.

Upcoming Community Worksite Wellness Challenge


The last Community Worksite Wellness Challenge for 2013 starts November 11th. The Water You Drinking challenge will focus on the importance of staying hydrated. With the holidays in full swing, stress can impact exercise and healthy eating goals. To keep it simple, let’s make sure we’re all staying hydrated for the next 4 weeks.  Will you join us?

Sign up here

Depression Screening Tool

If you are concerned you may be depressed, you can take this quiz to help identify any concerning signs of depression to discuss with your provider. This quiz is not in lieu of medical diagnosis, consultation, or treatment.
  • Over the past two weeks, how often have you been bothered by any of the following problems?
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.


What You Should Know for the 2013-2014 Influenza Season

CDC recommends a yearly flu vaccine for everyone 6 months of age and older as the first and most important step in protecting against this serious disease. While there are many different flu viruses, the flu vaccine is designed to protect against the three main flu strains that research indicates will cause the most illness during the flu season. Getting the flu vaccine as soon as it becomes available each year is always a good idea, and the protection you get from vaccination will last throughout the flu season.

Fresh and Local

Several of Hutchinson’s local businesses were highlighted on TPT”s Farm Fresh Road Show on Oct 6, 2013. 

Be a part of the health numbers

72Hutchinson’s Health Current Number = 72*

Because group support often helps with motivation; companies, families, teams, and groups of any kind are encouraged to try to improve everyone’s health.

Did you know Hutchinson Health offers FREE individual screenings from our office at Hutchinson Health and are available for onsite screenings at your organization or business?

Stress Buster Challenge

Let us know what you thought about the Stress Buster Challenge.

Chemical Dependency AUDIT