October 17, 2018 - Wednesday

Give Your Guy the Gift of Wellness for Father’s Day

Give Your Guy the Gift of Wellness for Father’s Day

June is Men’s Health Month Skip the tie or barbecue tools for Father’s Day. Instead, help the man you love discover new vitality and well-being at Mirabile M.D. Beauty, Health and Wellness. Often, that journey starts with bio-identical hormone replacement therapy. “While the majority of our patients seeking help for hormonal imbalance are women,” says James Mirabile, M.D., FACOG, medical …

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Tips for a Healthy Prostate:

Tips for a Healthy Prostate:

Reduce inflammatory foods – Avoid sugar, processed foods, fried foods, red meat, processed meats, gluten and alcohol to keep your prostate healthy. Increase anti-inflammatory foods – Consuming a diet rich in organic fruits and vegetables, Omega 3’s (from Wild Alaskan Salmon), high fiber foods, walnuts and especially pumpkin seeds will help to reduce inflammation. Reduce stress – Stress increases inflammation, …

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MidAmerica Rehabilitation Hospital Supported Ambulation: A Safe Way to Relearn Skills during Rehabilitation

After a debilitating illness or injury, people can be apprehensive or scared of relearning certain activities again. Falling is one of the most common fears they have – especially if it has occurred before or if it caused the injury. Supported ambulation technologies such as the FreeStep SAS at MidAmerica Rehabilitation Hospital allows rehabilitation patients to relearn basic functions such …

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Experience Comprehensive Audiology Care

Experience Comprehensive Audiology Care

By Tim Steele, Ph.D., FAAA, President, Associated Audiologists, Inc. With the largest team of doctoral-level audiologists in the Midwest and six locations to serve you, Associated Audiologists is the area’s leader in caring for your hearing, and so much more! What makes Associated Audiologists different? Unlike many area practices, we’re not focused on selling you hearing aids. We’re focused on …

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5 Steps to Keep Your Car Prepared for Summer Heat

5 Steps to Keep Your Car Prepared for Summer Heat

Taking proper care of your vehicle is important all year, but summer heat brings a unique set of challenges to your car’s air conditioning system, tires, brakes, battery and more. To ensure your vehicle is prepared to safely handle the summer elements and to help avoid breakdowns, preventative maintenance is necessary. The car care experts at Goodyear Auto Service offer …

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Relay For Life, Relay For Hope

Relay For Life, Relay For Hope

In May 1985, Dr. Gordy Klatt walked and ran for 24 hours around a track in Tacoma, Washington, ultimately raising $27,000 to help the American Cancer Society fight the nation’s biggest health concern, cancer. Since those first steps, the Relay For Life movement has grown into a worldwide phenomenon, raising nearly $5 billion to fight cancer. At Relay For Life …

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Practically Perfect Gift Ideas for Dad

Practically Perfect Gift Ideas for Dad

If you’ve heard giving practical gifts is a no-no, scratch that advice because when it comes to dads, functional gifts that show you appreciate their personal interests may actually be the safest bet this Father’s Day. Consider the hobbies and activities that dad treasures most then look for ways you can turn those pastimes into gifts that he can not …

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How to Inspire Summer Reading

How to Inspire Summer Reading

While summer is the perfect time for kids to take advantage of days spent away from the classroom, remember not to put valuable skills, like reading, on the backburner. In fact, research estimates that 1-2 months of learning loss can occur during the summer months. To help your child maintain his or her reading level and avoid the “summer slide” …

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The Social Media Let Down

Why you should never make this one mistake By Kenna Lewis, Social Centric Media “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” – Benjamin Franklin Social Media has not only become an integral part of our personal lives, but it has become equally so, if not more important, for businesses. From Twitter to Facebook, Instagram and all the others, …

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God Our Father – A Father’s Day Tribute

God Our Father - A Father’s Day Tribute

By Ross Johnson, Lead Pastor, Gathering Pointe Church Growing up, I idolized my dad. He was a man’s man. He was hard working, working two jobs for many years of my childhood. He is a Vietnam Vet having served two tours, awarded a Purple Heart and Uncommon Valor. His hands, scarred and calloused from years of turning wrenches as a …

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Tips for Seniors to Prevent Falls

Tips for Seniors to Prevent Falls

According to the CDC, each year, one in every three adults ages 65 or older falls and 2 million are treated in emergency departments for fall-related injuries. And the risk of falling increases with each decade of life. The long-term consequences of fall injuries, such as hip fractures and traumatic brain injuries (TBI), can greatly impact the health of your …

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How Open Is Your Child’s Airway? Sleep Apnea Symptoms in Children

Sleep Apnea Symptoms in Children

By Larry Pribyl, D.D.S. Some children may have a problem with a smaller than normal airway which may contribute to snoring or sleep apnea. Roughly 1-5 percent of children have sleep apnea. Sleep apnea symptoms are a little different in children than in adults. A child may not always have excessive daytime sleepiness but instead demonstrates abnormal daytime behavior and …

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Is Having a Tan Worth the Risk?

Is Having a Tan Worth the Risk

By Meena Singh, M.D In the United States, there are more new cases of skin cancer than breast, prostate, lung, and colon cancers combined. Over two million people are diagnosed annually. As a dermatologic surgeon, I am kept quite busy treating skin cancers with Mohs Micrographic Surgery, which is the standard of care for treating higher risk skin cancers. The …

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Non-Surgical Root Canal Therapy Relieves Pain

Non-Surgical Root Canal Therapy

By Valencia Endodontic Associates – What is Endodontics? Endodontics, or Root Canal Therapy, is a branch of dentistry recognized by the American Dental Association involving treatment of the center of the tooth, the pulp, and surrounding tissues of the tooth. A root canal is one of the most common dental procedures performed to relieve the pain of toothaches caused by …

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Relief from Chronic Pain

RELIEF FROM CHRONIC PAIN

Millions of people suffer every day from chronic (long-term) or acute (short-term) pain. KC Pain is the Midwest’s largest, most comprehensive, full-time pain management group. We are specialists in the management of your pain because we believe that “Life Shouldn’t Hurt.” Due to the complexities of pain, it is extremely important to have physicians with specialized knowledge and skills to …

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