TVH in the Americas (TVH) is known to its customers as the worldwide leading supplier of quality parts for the material handling and industrial equipment industry. Employees know TVH as a company that cares about their health and well-being. With over 800 employees at 11 locations across North America, it can be challenging to implement companywide health and wellness initiatives. ... Read More »
Testosterone is a man’s most vital hormone and is critical to overall health and well-being. Every m...
“They have always been very considerate and attentive to my needs as well as treating me like a pers...
TVH in the Americas (TVH) is known to its customers as the worldwide leading supplier of quality par...
By Dr. Chad Wollard, DMD, Valencia Endodontic Associates – As spring arrives and warm weather ...
By Lorrie O’Leary Ritchie I was honored to write about our beloved Mom last month for Mother’s Day, ...
Testosterone is a man’s most vital hormone and is critical to overall health and well-being. Every man experiences a gradual decline in hormone production as he gets older. Beginning at age 30, his body starts to manufacture less and less testosterone, losing roughly one to three percent per year. Then, sometime between age 40 and 55, testosterone levels drop dramatically ... Read More »
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 ... Read More »
By Dr. Thomas F. Bembynista – The discomfort associated with plantar fasciitis and heel pain is normally located in the center of the arch extending to the heel. The pain can occur on either one or both feet and generally occurs with the first step in the morning or after sitting for a long period of time. Sometimes when x-rays ... Read More »
When is it time to consider long-term nursing care? Making the decision to move your loved one to a long-term care setting can be difficult and confusing. As you weigh your options, consider these important points, recommended by the health care professionals at Tallgrass Creek. What is long-term nursing care? If your loved one has a major health concern or ... Read More »
“They have always been very considerate and attentive to my needs as well as treating me like a person, not just a patient to run through the numbers.” Doug, Advanced Surgical Associates Patient The doctors at Advanced Surgical Associates (ASA) pride themselves in caring for their patients and for staying on the leading edge when it comes to performing surgery. ... Read More »
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 ... Read More »
You never know when you may be faced with the challenging task of being a caregiver for someone you love. Stroke, brain injury, hip fracture, Parkinson’s disease and many other conditions may require the need for inpatient rehabilitation. Knowing the difference between an inpatient rehabilitation hospital like MidAmerica Rehabilitation Hospital and a skilled nursing facility–or nursing home–can help you as ... Read More »
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 ... Read More »
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 ... Read More »
A Guide to Making Sure Your Feet Get the Support They Need By Lucas Wetzel, on behalf of Comfort Plus Shoes and Footcare If you look at the details, the foot is an amazing instrument. Each foot contains 26 bones, 33 joints, and over 100 muscles, tendons and ligaments. The soles of our feet contain more sweat glands and sensory ... Read More »
But I feel fine, doc!” As medical care practitioners, much of our work is reactive: people come to us for help when they are having an issue. We love to help! But we like to remind people that after-the-fact isn’t the only time we can be helpful. Screenings are an important part of a person’s health. There are certain tests ... Read More »
The Kansas City Heart & Stroke Walk/5K Run is a family-friendly event and an opportunity to honor survivors and their families and celebrate lifestyle change successes. This year’s walk will take place at the Kansas City Power & Light District on June 18th and will feature cooking demonstrations, hands-only CPR training, a Kids Zone, healthy snacks, giveaways and more. The ... Read More »
Although testicular cancer is relatively rare, affecting just 1 in 263 American males, testicular tumors are on the increase. Testicular cancer usually affects younger men, so if you are in your 20s, 30s, or 40s, you should be aware of the possible symptoms of testicular cancer. While many testicular lumps are harmless, if a testicle lump does turn out to ... Read More »
By Rachel Lewis Summer is finally here! The days are getting longer, temperatures are rising, and the lure of the outdoors is there for everyone. Basically, anything but school seems to be pretty irresistible. Why is summer so important for teens? Summer gives teens the perfect amount of rest and relaxation to start up school again in the fall feeling ... Read More »
By Amy Haynes | Communications Manager, Division Communications An estimated 34,270 Missouri residents and 14,530 Kansas residents will learn they have cancer this year and getting to their scheduled treatment will be their greatest concern. To ensure patients get to the critical care they need without additional stress, the American Cancer Society Road To Recovery® program can help provide free ... Read More »
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 ... Read More »
By Lorrie O’Leary Ritchie I was honored to write about our beloved Mom last month for Mother’s Day, especially since she passed away more than two years ago. Many times, we honor loved ones after they have passed away. This time, I thought it would be nice to honor our beloved Dad while he is still with us. SO, DAD, ... Read More »