How batch cooking can set you up for success By Charidy Matney, Medi-Weightloss It’s commonly said that losing weight is 80% nutrition and 20% fitness. We’ve all seen that hard working person at the gym. You know the one – she shows up every day and puts in 110%, but unfortunately makes no change to her body composition. Perhaps that ... Read More »
How batch cooking can set you up for success By Charidy Matney, Medi-Weightloss It’s commonly said t...
By Lucas Wetzel At most of the nation’s 30,000 shoe stores, the goal is to sell the most shoes...
Did you know that memory loss that disrupts daily life may be a symptom of Alzheimer’s or deme...
There are many myths about diabetes that make it difficult for people to believe some of the hard fa...
By Sheila Pinkston Epilepsy is a neurological condition which affects the nervous system. Epilepsy i...
By Lucas Wetzel At most of the nation’s 30,000 shoe stores, the goal is to sell the most shoes in the least amount of time, boosting commissions while minimizing returns. But at a tiny fraction of stores, such as Comfort Plus in Leawood, licensed professionals work carefully with consumers to evaluate shoe fit and comfort — not just on the ... Read More »
Estimates show that up to half of the people with dementia are depressed. Some research shows that depression is a risk factor for dementia, and other studies show that depression may in fact be a complication of the condition. Now, a new study from researchers at the University of Manchester in the U.K. has found that depression among people with ... Read More »
As the Regional Safety Manager for dairy farms, Steve Zink traveled to production plants frequently and was no stranger to rental cars. Yet, on a routine business trip in August 2014, Steve was exiting his rental car when the door quickly came back toward him, hitting him in the head and knee. While his knee hurt from the impact, he ... Read More »
By Anne Neeley, MD November is “healthy skin” month, so I’m writing about something that affects almost everyone at some point in their life: acne. Contrary to popular belief, acne isn’t just the plight of pubescent teenagers: “Infantile acne” can occur in babies as a result of exposure to mom’s hormones in utero. This usually resolves, but can sometimes be ... Read More »
In 1906, about 25 years after Women’s Christian Association of Kansas City, Missouri was founded and about 20 years before Armour Oaks Senior Living Community was built, a German doctor named Alois Alzheimer first noticed a patient with a disorder that presented with memory loss and other cognitive issues. After the patient’s death, the autopsy revealed shrunken parts of the ... Read More »
By Larry Pribyl, DDS Any condition that places excessive stress on the TM joint, or the muscles that work the jaw joint, can predispose a person to TMJ disorder (TMD). In many cases, trauma can initiate TMD. Not all trauma—even severe trauma to the jaw joint—will result in TMD. Much depends on the person’s capacity to heal. Factors that Contribute ... Read More »
Bright blue skies, blankets of snow, crisp days and cozy nights by a crackling fire. For many people, winter is a welcome time of year. But for people with certain diseases like arthritis, it can be a pain—literally. That’s one of the reasons the specialists at the Headache & Pain Center are launching the #LivePainFreeInKC initiative – to raise ... Read More »
By Elizabeth Kelley As we settle into fall, it’s always nice to take a deep breath, slow down and reflect on the gifts of the last year. The Diagnostic Imaging Centers P.A. Health & Wellmobile is proud to have celebrated our one year anniversary over Labor Day weekend. It seems unreal that just over a year ago, we provided our ... Read More »
Did you know that memory loss that disrupts daily life may be a symptom of Alzheimer’s or dementia? Did you know that memory loss that disrupts daily life may be a symptom of Alzheimer’s or dementia? Alzheimer’s is a brain disease that causes a slow decline in memory, thinking and reasoning skills. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, there are 10 ... Read More »
There are many myths about diabetes that make it difficult for people to believe some of the hard facts – such as diabetes is a serious and potentially deadly disease. These myths can create a picture of diabetes that is not accurate and full of stereotypes and stigma. Get the facts about diabetes and learn how you can stop diabetes myths ... Read More »
By Sheila Pinkston Epilepsy is a neurological condition which affects the nervous system. Epilepsy is also known as a seizure disorder. More people live with epilepsy than with autism spectrum disorders, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis and cerebral palsy – combned. Below are some interesting facts about epilepsy. 1. No one can swallow his or her tongue during a seizure. It’s ... Read More »
By Jenny Witte Toddlers and young kids are self-centered by nature, and thankfulness needs to obviously extend beyond just basic good good manners. The default mode will always be “satisfy me,” and putting others first and being grateful is not natural. It has to be taught. Gratefulness also needs to be practiced to take hold, and it is a lifelong ... Read More »
By Adam P. Kramer, D.O. Learning that you may need to have a surgical procedure can be quite frightening. In the past, this meant that you would need to have a large incision and an extended hospital stay to recover. In the 1980s, minimally invasive laparoscopic procedures were developed that allowed patients to have similar operative procedures done through smaller ... Read More »
A professional athlete and coach for over three decades, Lucy DelSarto remains a top competitor and mentor in the sport of racquetball. She represents what living life with tenacity, resilience and passion is all about. There are the same number of hours in a day for everyone, how you spend them determines what your priorities are. The desire to live ... Read More »
It is a frustrating feeling to work hard your whole life to support yourself and your family only to suffer a debilitating injury or illness that cuts your career short. It’s even more frustrating when Social Security, the government safety-net that you have been contributing to for years, denies your claim to collect Social Security Disability benefits. At the Law ... Read More »
By Dr. Thomas F. Bembynista, DPM Shooting pain in the ball of the foot is most likely caused by a neuroma which is a form of nerve inflammation that causes burning, shooting, or throbbing pain. It is commonly caused by an injury or shoes that are too tight. The location of the pain—often referred to as Morton’s Neuroma—is usually between ... Read More »
By Eric Potter, MD As pilgrims in this life, we embark upon an adventure filled with great stories. Stories of breathlessness, stories of laughter, and stories of woe fill our memories and await our tomorrows. However, all noble journeys, regardless of their rabbit trails and pit stops, must be destined for a singular end. Human life is no exception. The ... Read More »