December 11, 2017 - Monday

National Influenza Vaccination Week: December 3th -9th

National Influenza Vaccination Week:

By Dellas Baldelli Throughout history, influenza viruses have mutated and caused pandemics or global epidemics. In 1890, an especially virulent strain of influenza hit the heartland, killing many Americans. Those who survived that pandemic and lived to experience the 1918 pandemic tended to be less susceptible to the disease. No one knows exactly how many people died during the 1918-1919 …

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Steps to a Better You

Steps to a Better You

Tips on non-invasive anti-aging treatments to maintain healthy and youthful skin. There comes a time in every woman’s life when the mirror reflects a face that appears tired, stressed and lackluster—in need of repair, freshening and rejuvenation. The mid-30s reveal skin that could benefit from a pick-me-up; sun-damaged skin, fine lines from childbirth and moisture depletion are highlighted during the 40s; …

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5 Common Mistakes Pre-Retirees Make

5 Common Mistakes Pre-Retirees Make

By Cory Bittner, CRPC, COO, Wealth Advisor Retirement is something most everyone aspires to. While I feel quite fortunate to truly love what I do and I plan to work forever, I fully anticipate 30 years from now I might be ready for life’s next stage. With that in mind, I understand the importance of planning for the future. Almost …

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Epidural Steroid Injections

Epidural Steroid Injections

Epidural steroid injections are a commonly used treatment for many forms of low back, leg, neck and arm pain. This treatment method has been utilized since the 1950’s and offers a non-surgical option for management of the pain associated with both neck and lower back problems. The goal of the injections is to help alleviate pain and many times the …

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“Words of Wisdom” From Our Dad

From Our Dad

By Lorrie O’Leary Ritchie Recently, I enjoyed lunch with my Dad at First Watch in Corinth, one of his favorite places to eat after church. I shared with him how something he taught me as a young child still sticks with me today. Working as a Judge at the Courthouse in Downtown Kansas City for 20 years, he taught me …

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Power Up Your Knowledge About Stroke

Power Up Your Knowledge About Stroke

Learn About Second Chance Stroke Program Recovery from a stroke can be challenging. But no matter where a patient is in the recovery process, or how long ago the stroke occurred, a second chance stroke program may help maximize functional ability, increase independence and improve quality of life. Many people who have experienced a stroke in the past have been …

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Home Health Care 101

Home Health Care 101

It starts with a skilled health care need, a homebound patient, and physician orders. By Village Home Health and Village Helpers In-Home Care If you’ve had a stay in the hospital, are chronically ill, or need therapy services, your physician may order home health care for you. Today, many kinds of care that once required a hospital stay can often …

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Enjoy the Gift of Sleep This Holiday Season!

By Larry Pribyl, D.D.S. What is Sleep Apnea? Apnea means the cessation of breathing, so sleep apnea is the cessation of breathing while you are sleeping. The airway in the back of the throat closes off and breathing is stopped. In order for it to be called an apneic event, breathing has to be stopped for a minimum of 10 …

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At Home Remedies for Stubborn Acne

At Home Remedies for Stubborn Acne

By Courtney Snyder-Stene, PA I know how frustrating it can be to have acne prone skin. Luckily, there are pretty effective products out on the market to help battle those blemishes. The most important thing to realize about acne is that it is often multi factorial. No one product is going to work for everyone, and often it takes more than …

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The Gift of Dental Health from Kansas City’s Father & Son Endodontics Team

The Gift of Dental Health from Kansas City’s Father & Son Endodontics Team

Dr. Ron Wollard and Dr. Chad Wollard VALENCIA ENDODONTICS ON THE COUNTRY CLUB PLAZA Father and Son Endodontics Dental Team, Doctors Ronald and Chad Wollard of Valencia Endodontic Associates on The Country Club Plaza, have a passion for helping others enjoy excellent dental health. Doctor Ronald Wollard graduated from the University of Missouri in 1967. He graduated in 1971 from the University …

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Free Marketing for Health & Wellness Non-For-Profits!?

The Health & Wellmobile WANTS YOUR BUSINESS!

By Elizabeth Kelley The Kansas City Health & Wellmobile will be hosting a FREE informational partnership seminar for non-for-profits who provide Health & Wellness services and products to consumers. During this seminar, non-for-profit (NFP) organizations will learn about how their charities will receive FREE marketing exposure and partnership with the Health & Wellmobile in 2018. These are partnerships created with …

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Fun Family Ideas for December

By Jodi Thomas Some of my favorite things to do during the holiday season are absolutely free, or close to it.  Be sure to carve out time to enjoy some of the simpler things with your family this December. Family Movie Night:  Pop some popcorn, make some hot chocolate and watch some Christmas classics together:  Jim Carrey’s The Christmas Carol, …

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8 Christmas Eve Traditions

8 Christmas Eve Traditions

By Nancy Jergins I was talking to a friend whose children are grown and out on their own. My question had to do with whether or not to keep doing one of our annual holiday traditions when it seemed my kids were being pulled to participate in other things, in other directions. “Do not stop your Christmas Eve traditions,” she said. …

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5 Smartphone Etiquette Manners During the Holiday Season

By Kenna Lewis, Social Centric Media When winter arrives, we all know what that means – the holidays! A time of year filled with social gatherings, family, friends, food, and when you’re expected to be on your very best behavior. But how do you navigate a season steeped in tradition in our non-traditional digital age? Let’s face it, our lives …

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JESUS THE POWER OF HIS NAME

JESUS THE POWER OF HIS NAME

He humbled Himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross. For this reason also, God highly exalted Him, and bestowed on Him the name which is above every name, so that at the name of Jesus every knee will bow, of those who are in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and …

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