December 7, 2016 - Wednesday

Savvy Self-Care

Savvy Self-Care

Beauty, Health and Wellness Under One Roof Women—and men— discover they can have it all at Mirabile M.D. A typical week for Jeanne and Ben of Overland Park is one that’s repeated countless times throughout the metro for other married couples. Hours spent sitting in business meetings, racing to client deadlines, shuttling kids from one practice to another and maintaining …

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Cherished Transitions FREE Senior Living Community Placement

Cherished Transitions FREE Senior Living Community Placement

Bringing Families and Senior Living…Together By Troy Bandy MHA, RN Cherished Transitions is a NO COST Senior Living Community Placement and Advocacy Service, serving the residents of The Greater Kansas City Area. We provide one-on-one, face-to-face consultations by Registered Nurses (RNs) at NO COST to seniors or their families to help you find the ideal Senior Living Community including: Independent …

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The Health & Wellmobile WANTS YOUR BUSINESS!

The Health & Wellmobile WANTS YOUR BUSINESS!

Now accepting Sponsor Partners for 2017! Your business can be part of providing basic Health Screenings, Scans and Education Where Consumers Work, Live and Play By Elizabeth Kelley The Health & Wellmobile, made possible by several local sponsor partners, is a massive consumer health education and wellness screening program designed to promote healthier living among local community residents while providing …

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Holiday Food & Your Skin

Holiday Food & Your Skin

By Jim Fackrell, PAC The holidays are upon us. A time to give thanks and spend time with friends and family. For some it’s the end of a long anticipated wait for the holiday feast, Grandma’s Deviled eggs, Aunt Betty’s Pumpkin Pie or even the Roast Beast. For others, it’s the anticipated, dreaded weight gain that seems to be associated …

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Advanced Surgical Associates Offers New In-Office Diagnostic Services Saving Patients Time and Money

Advanced Surgical Associates

For Pelvic Floor Disorders and Evaluation of Rectal and Colon Disorders By Lori Oswald Darcy Shaw, M.D. Dr. Darcy Shaw is now offering evaluation and treatment of pelvic floor dysfunction, fecal incontinence, constipation, and rectal prolapse. Our pelvic floor center, for women, begins with a thorough evaluation, including a history and comprehensive physical examination. Additional testing such as trans-anal ultrasound …

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Anti-Aging Medicine – Optimizing Hormonal Balance

Anti-Aging Medicine

By Scott Kempton, MD What is Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine? Anti-Aging medicine is a clinical specialty founded on the application of advanced scientific and medical technologies for the prevention, early detection, treatment and reversal of age-related dysfunction and disease. Anti-aging medicine is based on the scientific principles of evidence-based medicine. It is innovative science and research to improve health and …

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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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American Heart Association Kicks Off “Little Hats, Big Hearts” Project in KC

American Heart Association Kicks Off “Little Hats, Big Hearts” Project in KC

Knitters needed to make red baby hats for Kansas City area babies born in February 2017 The American Heart Association is kicking off a campaign called Little Hats, Big Hearts, by collecting knitted or crocheted red baby hats. The Little Hats, Big Hearts program raises awareness of heart disease, the No. 1 killer of Americans, and congenital heart defects, the …

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HealthSouth REAL™ Therapy

HealthSouth REAL™ Therapy

Helping Patients Get Back to Living with Real-Life Scenarios It was about a week into her therapy, and Linda White was optimistic. After a bad break to her leg and hip replacement surgery, Linda was admitted to a HealthSouth rehabilitation hospital. Her goal was to get back to her normal life as quickly as possible. She worked diligently with her …

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Share and Encourage This Holiday Season

Share and Encourage This Holiday Season

By Rachel Lewis The holiday season is a time for families to come together and share not only love and warmth but also encourage and enjoy each other’s interests. Some of my favorite memories revolve around doing just that. I am a reader, but I attribute a lot of my love for books to my grandmother. Every year she would …

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Grief and the Holidays

Grief and the Holidays

“Holidays are time spent with loved ones” was imprinted on our psyche from a young age. Holidays mark the passage of time in our lives. They are part of the milestones we share with each other and they generally represent time spent with family. They bring meaning to certain days, and we bring much meaning back to them. But since …

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National Influenza Vaccination Week: December 4th -10th

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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4 Tips to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

Holiday Weight Gain

By Paula Lawrence, Medi-Weightloss® The Holiday Season! A time filled with family gatherings, social outings and…heavy calorie consumption. Along with all the joy and cheer, the holiday season brings an abundance of rich foods, sweet treats and high caloric cocktails. Looking for ways to enjoy the season without weight gain? Here are 4 Tips to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain: 1.   …

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Traumatic Dental Injuries in Children

Traumatic Dental Injuries in Children

By Dr. Chad Wollard, DMD, Valencia Endodontic Associates – As spring arrives and warm weather activities kick into full swing, the incidence of traumatic dental injuries in children tends to increase. Traumatic injury to the permanent teeth can range from crown fracture, separation injury (in which the tooth either partially or completely comes out of the socket), or a crushing …

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