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Add “Total Wellness” to Your 2018 Resolutions

Add “Total Wellness” to Your 2018 Resolutions

Becoming your own BFF is just the beginning to making this year your best It may come as no surprise that one of the most repeated New Year’s resolutions is to lose weight. Other popular goals include getting a better night’s sleep, feeling better overall, gaining self-confidence and even finding more personal time; in essence putting you first for a …

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Six Advances in Hearing Technology to Help You Hear Better in the New Year

Six Advances in Hearing Technology to Help You Hear Better in the New Year

By Tim Steele, Ph.D., FAAA, President, Associated Audiologists Digital technology and the microchip have made it possible to pack more power and features into hearing aids than ever before. But what are the features you should look for if you’re in the market for hearing aids in the new year? 1. Automatic Programs The latest hearing aids can automatically detect …

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Insist on the Best for Stroke Recovery

Insist on the Best for Stroke Recovery

What is a stroke? A stroke occurs when a blood vessel that carries oxygen and nutrients to the brain is either blocked by a clot or bursts. When this happens, part of the brain cannot get the blood – and oxygen – it needs, so it starts to die. A stroke can result in difficulties in moving around, performing daily …

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EFFECTIVE TREATMENT FOR PAINFUL VERTEBRAL COMPRESSION FRACTURES

EFFECTIVE TREATMENT FOR PAINFUL VERTEBRAL COMPRESSION FRACTURES

Diseases such as osteoporosis or bone tumors can weaken vertebrae, the bones of the spine, which can then collapse suddenly under the force of normal daily activity. Compression fractures can cause unbearable pain and lead to significant reductions in quality of life. Vertebroplasty and Kyphoplasty are minimally invasive, image-guided treatments for the pain associated with compression fractures. CONSULTATION During consultation, …

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You Don’t Have to Live with Acne

You Don’t Have to Live with Acne

Treatments that help keep your skin looking and feeling healthy KMC Dermatology Acommon stumbling block to healthy looking skin, and something that affects almost everyone at some point in their life: acne. Contrary to popular belief, acne isn’t just the plight of pubescent teenagers; “Infantile acne” can occur in babies as a result of exposure to mom’s hormones in utero. …

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An American Heart Survivor Story

An American Heart Survivor Story

By American Heart Association 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 in the past …

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TEN Strategies for not Losing Your Temper

Losing Your Temper

By Tim Kimmel You’re on the brink of losing your temper with your kids. You hold it in. You bite your tongue. You take a deep breath… and then you lose it. Ugh. Not a good feeling and certainly not productive. Just about every parent, if they admitted it, has lost their temper with their child. After all, pushing a …

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Free Marketing for Health & Wellness Non-For-Profits!?

The Health & Wellmobile WANTS YOUR BUSINESS!

By Elizabeth Kelley The Kansas City Health & Wellmobile will be hosting a FREE informational partnership seminar for non-for-profits who provide Health & Wellness services and products to consumers. During this seminar, non-for-profit (NFP) organizations will learn about how their charities will receive FREE marketing exposure and partnership with the Health & Wellmobile in 2018. These are partnerships created with …

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The Importance of Social Media for Your Business in 2018

By Kenna Lewis, Social Centric Media As a small business owner, you surely know by now that social media must be included in any good business plan these days. But what, really, is social media and what does it mean for your business in 2018? Social media is a communication channel that provides direct access to your company, the customers, …

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Hitting the Slopes Safely

Flying effortlessly down a snow-covered slope, feeling the wind in your face, and soaking up the beautiful mountain scenery — there’s a lot to love about skiing. It’s a sport that you can learn at a young age and continue doing for the rest of your life, and it can take you to some of the most spectacular places on …

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The Benefits of Juice Cleanses

The Benefits of Juice Cleanses

By Karina Hammer, Certified Holistic Wellness Coach I recently completed a 27 day juice cleanse sponsored by Juice Bar. I lost weight, had more energy, my thoughts were clearer, and reset my cravings. Here are some of the many benefits of doing a juice cleanse: • Rest the stomach – Juices require less energy to digest. Remember to gently chew …

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Why Does My Jaw Seem To Pop When It Opens?

My Jaw Seem To Pop When It Opens

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 …

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7 Resolutions for an Organized New Year

7 Resolutions for an Organized New Year

By Tara Aronson We’ve just come through the sound and fury of the holidays – and our homes, nerves, and bank accounts reflect it. Relax. It’s a new year, and we can get things back under our control. The 7 tips below are the place to start. The best part? They all build on one another. 1. Downsize! Consider instituting this …

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National Influenza Vaccination Week: December 3th -9th

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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Steps to a Better You

Steps to a Better You

Tips on non-invasive anti-aging treatments to maintain healthy and youthful skin. There comes a time in every woman’s life when the mirror reflects a face that appears tired, stressed and lackluster—in need of repair, freshening and rejuvenation. The mid-30s reveal skin that could benefit from a pick-me-up; sun-damaged skin, fine lines from childbirth and moisture depletion are highlighted during the 40s; …

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5 Common Mistakes Pre-Retirees Make

5 Common Mistakes Pre-Retirees Make

By Cory Bittner, CRPC, COO, Wealth Advisor Retirement is something most everyone aspires to. While I feel quite fortunate to truly love what I do and I plan to work forever, I fully anticipate 30 years from now I might be ready for life’s next stage. With that in mind, I understand the importance of planning for the future. Almost …

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“Words of Wisdom” From Our Dad

From Our Dad

By Lorrie O’Leary Ritchie Recently, I enjoyed lunch with my Dad at First Watch in Corinth, one of his favorite places to eat after church. I shared with him how something he taught me as a young child still sticks with me today. Working as a Judge at the Courthouse in Downtown Kansas City for 20 years, he taught me …

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Power Up Your Knowledge About Stroke

Power Up Your Knowledge About Stroke

Learn About Second Chance Stroke Program Recovery from a stroke can be challenging. But no matter where a patient is in the recovery process, or how long ago the stroke occurred, a second chance stroke program may help maximize functional ability, increase independence and improve quality of life. Many people who have experienced a stroke in the past have been …

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