The Mirabile M.D. Team helps women of all ages channel their inner beauty, health and wellness. Take control of your health Most women have heard that phrase throughout their lives—whether from a physician, best friend or the media—but in today’s fast-paced world, being responsible for personal health and well-being is even more critical. As a woman, it doesn’t matter what ... Read More »
The Mirabile M.D. Team helps women of all ages channel their inner beauty, health and wellness. Take...
Doctors Hospital recently became one of the first medical facilities in the Kansas City area to trea...
By Tiffany Engelken, APRN-C As our outdoor activities get into full swing, it is that time of year t...
By Dr. Thomas F. Bembynista, DPM Shooting pain in the ball of the foot is most likely caused by a ne...
By Coach Eladio Valdez III, Runner’s Edge KC 1. Warm up before you warm up Foam roll a few minutes a...
Continuing care at Tallgrass Creek may be the solution. Today’s generation of 40 to 60 year olds find themselves in an unprecedented situation. Many members of this so-called “sandwich generation” are pulled between the needs of their children and their aging parents for whom they’re often providing full-time care. While caring for Mom or Dad can be a reward, it ... Read More »
Doctors Hospital recently became one of the first medical facilities in the Kansas City area to treat a vertebral compression fracture using a new implant solution called the Kiva VCF Treatment System. Vertebral compression fractures occur when a bone in the spine cracks, fractures, or collapses. This is a serious condition that frequently goes undiagnosed. Without intervention, the pain may ... Read More »
By Lucas Wetzel, on behalf of Comfort Plus Shoes and Footcare Every month, the editors at Kansas City Health & Wellness Magazine provide us with a list of national health topics that are being observed that month. May, for example, is National Physical Fitness & Sports Month, National High Blood Pressure Education Month and Correct Posture Month, to name just ... Read More »
Find Out in the Comforts of Home It can happen in the blink of an eye. One minute you’re fine, and the next your arm is numb, concentration turns foggy, and words slur. Could it be a stroke? Possibly. So, you do the right thing. You get the medical attention you need. But, your stroke leaves your memory faded, your ... 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 Dellas Baldelli As older adults live longer, they may have more than one chronic disease. Or they may have a health problem that can lead to another condition or injury if not properly managed. The older adult may also experience healthcare in various settings, such as a hospital, assisted living facility or at home. These situations can affect the ... Read More »
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 ... Read More »
Take Steps to Conquer this Silent Killer Two days after Christmas, Julie Rickman, then 41, thought she was having an allergic reaction to her Christmas tree. After a trip to the emergency room, and sharing her family history of heart disease, doctors ordered testing that revealed Julie had suffered a silent heart attack with two blockages in her heart sometime ... Read More »
By Tiffany Engelken, APRN-C As our outdoor activities get into full swing, it is that time of year to review the dos and don’ts of sun protection. Sun exposure is the number one modifiable risk factor in the prevention of skin cancer. Sun exposure causes about 90 percent of all skin cancers. Statistics: The statistics are a compelling reminder of ... 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 Larry Pribyl, D.D.S. Everyone would like to have straight, perfect teeth. Not only for the way it enhances our smiles but our overall health is improved when our teeth are aligned and we are able to chew properly. Most parents will consider orthodontics if their child’s permanent teeth are coming in “crooked.” Did you ever wonder how or why ... Read More »
By Elizabeth Kelley The Health & Wellmobile, made possible by Diagnostic Imaging Centers, P.A., and several local partners, such as Mirabile M.D. Beauty, Health & Wellness, is a massive consumer health education and wellness screening program designed to promote healthier living among local community residents while providing an opportunity for consumers to receive basic health screenings, scans and education where ... Read More »
Family caregivers give so much – and ask for very little in return. These men and women are healthcare heroes who earn no pay but who more than earn our respect and unwavering support. Sometimes, though, it’s difficult for a caregiver to accept help. Here are a few ways to recognize, honor and provide much-needed respite for those dedicated family ... Read More »
By Coach Eladio Valdez III, Runner’s Edge KC 1. Warm up before you warm up Foam roll a few minutes and then do some light exercises like squats and dynamic stretches like twisting or touching your toes to prime the muscles which loosens them up. The 5 minutes you spend to do this may eat into your workout time, but ... Read More »
By Amy Haynes, American Cancer Society Communications Manager, Division Communications May is Skin Cancer Prevention and Detection Month and it is by far the most common cancer in the U.S. There are three types of skin cancer, basal cell, squamous cell and melanoma. Melanoma is a less common but a much more dangerous type of skin cancer. It is estimated ... Read More »
Meet Amy, parent and Overland Park, KS resident. In 2014, during a trip to Mexico for her 40th birthday, Amy Bosler-Holdman noticed something different about the color and size of a mole on her forearm. She went to her doctor to have it checked and over the course of the next few months was diagnosed with melanoma. She had used ... Read More »
How Many People Have Food Allergies? • Researchers estimate that up to 15 million Americans have food allergies. • This potentially deadly disease affects 1 in every 13 children (under 18 years of age) in the U.S. That’s roughly two in every classroom. • The economic cost of children’s food allergies is nearly $25 billion per year. Food Allergies on ... Read More »