By Alexa Angelo, Bachelor of Science Dietetics Feeding your family healthy, nutritious meals while staying on a budget can seem overwhelming. Most people even dread going to the grocery store. Sticking to a few simple tips can help make grocery shopping more enjoyable and cost effective. Money Saving Tips Successful grocery shopping starts at home. Before heading to the store, ... Read More »
By Alexa Angelo, Bachelor of Science Dietetics Feeding your family healthy, nutritious meals while s...
By Adam P. Kramer, D. O. - Learning that you may need to have a surgical procedure can be quite frig...
The immune system is a unique network of cells and organs whose sole purpose is to protect your body...
By Dr. Thomas F. Bembynista, DPM Shooting pain in the ball of the foot is most likely caused by a ne...
By Grant Bradshaw, NASM, CPT, CES Grant Bradshaw, Pro Trainer, Teams Up with Son, Connor To Live a D...
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 »
When it comes to stroke, spinal cord injuries and brain injuries, MidAmerica Rehabilitation Hospital affirms that it has maintained the highest standards to address these conditions by achieving Disease-Specific Care Certification for its spinal cord injury rehabilitation, stroke rehabilitation and brain injury rehabilitation programs through The Joint Commission. Since 1951, The Joint Commission has maintained the highest standards that focus ... 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 ... Read More »
The immune system is a unique network of cells and organs whose sole purpose is to protect your body from foreign invaders which can cause immediate or long term damage to one or more systems. Just as your internal organs such as heart, liver, lungs and kidneys need to be protected, your entire immune system does as well. It is ... 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 »
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 Grant Bradshaw, NASM, CPT, CES Grant Bradshaw, Pro Trainer, Teams Up with Son, Connor To Live a Disciplined Life of Fitness & Nutrition Living a healthy lifestyle starts with parents leading the way and setting good fitness examples for their kids. It’s crucial for parents to practice what they preach if they want their kids to live a healthy, ... Read More »
By Belinda Gonzales, Owner, NuSound Hearing Center With each new year comes new resolutions. Every January, many resolve to lose weight, quit smoking, or exercise more. This January, as you are evaluating your health, I want you to be armed with some vital information. Regular checkups and examinations are an integral part to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. For adults over ... Read More »
Caregivers: Make This the Winter You Stop Worrying – Get help and support from the experts in continuing care for seniors.
During winter, caring for your aging parent can be slippery business — especially if that parent lives alone. Harsh winter weather can make it difficult to reach a loved one who relies on you to manage medications, stock the refrigerator, or provide transportation to doctor appointments. Then there’s the matter of your parent’s safety. The threat of power outages, icy ... Read More »
By Andy Dean, PA-C Twenty-fourteen has been pretty easy on us weather-wise so far, but the temperatures will soon drop. For most people, colder weather translates into drier skin, which can result in a mild “winter itch.” But for some, the itching can become so severe as to be distressing and can result in rashes. This is known as eczema. ... Read More »
By Larry Pribyl, DDS Forty four million people in North America suffer from symptoms of TMD (temporomandibular joint disorder). This can be characterized by jaw pain, ear pain, headaches, ear stuffiness, popping and/or clicking when eating and/or talking, an inability to open your mouth wide or an inability to close your mouth completely. Understanding How the Jaw Joint Works To ... Read More »
Amazing technological advances are now available providing physicians and geneticists with the ability to screen, and even genetically predict, the probability of developing certain cancers for patients and their family members. This service is being offered and managed by a highly qualified team of physicians in Lee’s Summit. Identifying the Breast Cancer Gene At a recent unique educational event, patients ... Read More »
By Rachel Lewis A new goals and plans for the next year. With the time of New Year’s resolutions upon us, I encourage you to reflect on the past, the present, and to prepare for a bigger and brighter future. Unfortunately, most New Year’s resolutions fail due to the lack of planning and turning them into actions. Habits are hard ... Read More »
By Shelley Alexander, D.O. Sleep issues are an epidemic in America. While many people are looking for answers in laboratories, not enough are looking in their local produce section for healthy sleep. First, let’s look at the commonly used over-the-counter, drug-based sleep aids like Zzzquil, Benadryl or Tylenol PM. These products are inexpensive and easy to get and that’s a ... Read More »
By Lucy DelSarto, Wellness Educator and Coach, TCOY (Take Care of You) Wellness Let me introduce you to a sport where my participants range in age from four to nearly eighty four – Racquetball! Indeed, I have coached all eight decades of life in this fun life-time sport. There are few sports where age, height and gender don’t play a ... Read More »
By Julia Rodack The New Year is a perfect time to reflect on the past 12 months and assess what habits you want to take with you, and what you want to leave in 2014. Yes, resolutions can both feel and be hard to keep, but they don’t have to be. “Usually when people fail to accomplish their mission for ... Read More »
Annual Women’s Sports Awards Celebration Luncheon WIN for KC Honors Six Local Residents The Women’s Intersport Network for Kansas City (WIN for KC) was established in 1994 with the mission to empower girls and women through advocating and promoting the lifetime value of sports and fitness, while providing opportunities for participation and leadership development. WIN is a volunteer, membership-driven organization ... Read More »