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Helping Loved Ones Suffering with Osteoporosis

Suffering with Osteoporosis

By Dellas Baldelli What Is Osteoporosis? According to the International Osteoporosis Foundation, Osteoporosis is a disease in which the density and quality of bones are reduced, leading to weakness of the skeleton and increased risk of fracture, particularly of the spine, wrists, hip, pelvis and upper arms. Osteoporosis and associated fractures are an important cause of mortality and morbidity. In …

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The 5 Most Common Ways to Use Social Media Successfully

Use Social Media Successfully

By Kenna Lewis, Social Centric Media Everyone relies on the internet from finding dates to online school, to employers searching for employees. We use the internet to see what we can learn before we meet people or buy something. Consumers have more options than ever, thanks to the ease of finding information online, and brands and businesses get more exposure …

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Company Wellness Programs Promote Personal Goals and Friendly Competition

Company Wellness Programs Promote Personal Goals and Friendly Competition

By Lucy DelSarto, Health & Wellness Coach, TVH in the Americas Over the past decade, companies of all sizes have embraced wellness programs as a powerful component in reducing health care costs and enhancing morale, including as a recruitment tool. A successful wellness program, like a successful business, requires time, creativity and leaders to help execute it. TVH is known …

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Bringing Health & Wellness to the Community

Bringing Health & Wellness to the Community

By Elizabeth Kelley The Kansas City Health & Wellmobile 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 and services where they work, live and play. Our goal is to promote overall health and wellness; to motivate consumers to …

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Make a Health Comeback!

By Jimmy Page, Fellowship of Christian Athletes – Every sports fan loves two things: 1) Rooting for the underdog, and, 2) Watching a great comeback victory. Both scenarios inspire us to overcome challenges and never give up, no matter the circumstances. There’s a rich history of comebacks in sports. One that immediately comes to mind is the Buffalo Bills’ improbable …

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Lose the Weight and Gain New Confidence

Lose the Weight and Gain New Confidence

Medi-Weightloss®, a division of Mirabile M.D. Beauty, Health & Wellness, helps patients live their best life through a proven physician-supervised program—and lots of cheerleading. Fat. It’s a word no one likes to hear, especially if you’ve struggled with weight your entire life. But two siblings embrace it, using the moniker 2 Fat Sisters on social media to bear witness to …

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Three Coins In The Fountain

Three Coins In The Fountain

By Jake Falcon, CRPC®, CEO, Wealth Advisor Frank Sinatra said it best: “Three coins in the fountain. Each one seeking happiness. Thrown by three hopeful lovers. Which one will the fountain bless?” DON’T LET YOUR RETIREMENT COME DOWN TO CHANCE. We recommend taking these steps prior to making that all important decision to retire. Make an appointment with your Wealth …

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Lemon Water – why it should be your first drink of the morning!

Lemon Water

By Lily Castro, LMT, MLD, CHHC This natural and easy to make drink is hailed for its beneficial effects on your overall health—from boosting the digestive system and immunity to encouraging natural cleansing. Not only that, but a simple squeeze of fresh lemon is jam-packed with potassium, vitamin B and C, calcium, magnesium, antioxidants, and iron. 1. Boosts your immune …

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John Knox Village: Far More Than Just a Retirement Community

John Knox Village: Far More Than Just a Retirement Community

A Leading Health Care Provider in 12 Missouri & Kansas Counties What is John Knox Village? This not-for-profit Life Plan Community (previously called “continuing care retirement community”) in Lee’s Summit is bursting with amenities and filled with neighborhoods and neighbors who make you feel at home. With more than 1,000 homes, and more on the way, you’re sure to find …

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Headaches are Such a Pain!

Headaches are Such a Pain!

By Larry Pribyl, D.D.S. Even for dentists who have extensive training in craniomandibular disorders and jaw dysfunction, intense headaches are often challenging cases to manage. To discover the true cause of the pain, professionals are not unlike detectives looking for clues which can put the pieces of the puzzle together. For instance, among the varying headaches: vascular, sinus congestion, or …

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Patch Testing for Skin Allergies

Patch Testing for Skin Allergies

By Andy Dean, PA-C One of the many things that sets KMC Dermatology apart from other offices is the extensive testing we do for skin allergies. It’s called patch testing, and is the most accurate way to determine specific preservatives, fragrances, dyes, metals, rubber, hairdressing products, and many others that you may be allergic to. We offer some of the …

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Is Your Child’s Backpack Safe?

Is Your Child’s Backpack Safe

– By the American Occupational Therapy Association – Think the books and school supplies that your child is carrying in a backpack slung haphazardly across one shoulder are harmless? Think again. Heavy loads carried by more than 79 million students across the U.S. can cause low back pain that often lasts through adulthood. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety …

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5 Back-to-School Confidence Boosters for Your Kids

5 Back-to-School Confidence Boosters for Your Kids

By Susan Merrill The first day of school at my house ran the gamut from, “I am so excited to go back to school!” to “My stomach hurts. I don’t want to go to school.” In other words, there were years my kids couldn’t wait to go back, and there were other years when the dread they felt made my …

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Executive Functioning is at the Heart of an ADHD Diagnosis

Executive Functioning is at the Heart of an ADHD Diagnosis

How Parents/Educators Can Support Students with ADHD By Jane N. Hannah, Ed.D Over summer break, I was in a hospital elevator carrying a new book on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and a person on the elevator inquired about the book. She commented that her son was just diagnosed with ADHD, which sparked a conversation between the two of us. …

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

Advanced Surgical Associates

Ultrasound & Manometry services will assist with abdominal, breast, pelvic floor, 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 …

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Back-to-School Eye Exams for Children

Children’s Eye Health

August is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month—a great signal for you to get your child’s eyes checked before school starts. It’s almost back-to-school time and you’re prepared with your child’s enrollment forms, orientation schedules, and immunizations–but what about their eyes? Join us as we observe Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month in partnership with Prevent Blindness America and the …

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