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12 Practices for a Healthy Life

Healthy Life

By Jimmy Page, Fellowship of Christian Athletes Deuteronomy 5 gives the account of Moses receiving the Ten Commandments from God. At the time, the Commandments were given to protect God’s chosen people and bring life to the community, but, ultimately, all of the law was given to expose human sin and our need for a Savior. LEADERS SURVEYED FOR TOP …

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Low-Carb DOs and DON’TS

Low-Carb DOs and DON'TS

By Tara L. Parr, MPAS, PA-C For first-timers, the world of low-carb diets can be intimidating. Imagining your everyday existence without handy foods like sandwich bread, granola bars or even fruit, can be all but inconceivable for some. Low-carbohydrate diets can be an effective way to get the weight loss wheels moving in the right direction, but the key is …

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The Link Between Hearing Loss and Alzheimer’s

Hearing Loss and Alzheimer

By Belinda Gonzales, Owner, NuSound Hearing Center Imagine that you have hurriedly gotten dressed, grabbed your cup of coffee and are ready to rush off to work and then realize that you cannot remember where you have put your car keys. It has happened to the all of us at one time or another. But, now, imagine that you pick …

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5 Strategies to Reduce Hospital Readmission in Aging Adults

5 Strategies to Reduce Hospital Readmission

Most people that have spent time in a hospital know that you count the moments until you can go home. But for far too many patients, the trip home is only temporary. Aging adults have a much better chance of recovering if they do not return to the hospital after being discharged. This means it is critical to help your …

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Quality Senior Care with a Personal Touch Tallgrass Creek is redefining continuing care

Quality Senior Care

The new Continuing Care neighborhood at Tallgrass Creek provides Overland Park retirees with an innovative option for assisted living, memory care, rehabilitation, and long-term nursing care. Tallgrass Creek is part of Erickson Living,® a national network of communities with over 30 years of experience providing exceptional health care to seniors. Situated on the grounds of the impressive Tallgrass Creek campus, …

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HOME IS WHERE THE HEART WANTS TO BE

By Trish Carcopa, BA Health Management, Health Writer Healthcare professionals all know that when you ask the patient what is your number one goal as they face health challenges – they all say to be able to go back home. This is the life measurement goal of everyone, no matter their age or health challenge. Patient Options The number one …

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miraDry Vanishes Underarm Sweat and Odor!

Underarm Sweat and Odor

By Greg Chambon, M.D. How cool would it be not to sweat! Imagine never having to buy or use deodorant again. No more sweat stains. No more yellowed shirts. No sweaty business meetings or sweaty golf outings. Really, no sweat? Yes, really! miraDry will help vanish underarm sweat and odor forever! What it won’t vanish is your self-confidence! About Sweat …

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Enhance Your Appearance in Time for the Holidays

Enhance Your Appearance

By Krishna Schmidt, PA-C Once upon a time, not so long ago, injectable cosmetic procedures were considered somewhat taboo and were performed with a “hush-hush” mentality. Many who wanted to improve their appearance were dissuaded by reports of inconsistent outcomes, expense and risks. Today, in the face of an almost mind-boggling array of options for filling, sculpting, plumping, softening, relaxing, …

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How to Best Develop Skills for Success in Young Minds

Skills for Success

By Rachel Lewis As a parent, it is wise to ensure that your children develop skills that will help them succeed in all aspects of life—from school up to the time when they start working. Learning soft skills should start at home and continue through students schooling. Unfortunately, soft skills are often left out due to time constraints on both …

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Beautiful Skin Starts with Healthy Skin

Healthy Skin

To maintain and improve skin health, an effective, professional pharmaceutical skincare regimen is essential. Over-the-counter products only treat skin’s surface layer. Optimal skin health is achieved by reaching live tissue with products that work at the cellular level to diminish fine lines, fade sun damage and increase hydration. Awaken Whole Life Center is proud to use and offer both the …

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November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month – 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s

Did you know that memory loss that disrupts daily life may be a symptom of Alzheimer’s or dementia? Alzheimer’s is a brain disease that causes a slow decline in memory, thinking and reasoning skills. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, there are 10 warning signs and symptoms that you should be aware of. We have listed them below. Please keep in …

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Meditation, Mindfulness, and Being Thankful

Meditation

By Kim Colegrove It’s a Family Tradition We all know we should be more thankful, especially at this time of the year.  After all, we live very well compared to much of the world. But we’re so darn stressed. When did life become this hectic? When did we lose the joy, thrill and anticipation of holiday time? Why is it …

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Kansas City Rescue Mission Brings Thanksgiving Home

Kansas City Rescue Mission Brings Thanksgiving Home

By Julie Larocco, Kansas City Rescue Mission – In the weeks before Thanksgiving, the women in my family begin an email thread that becomes a winding trail leading to our Thanksgiving table. It begins simply enough: who will host dinner this year and at what time? The discussion progresses to the turkey and from there it twists and turns for …

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The Magic of Muscle – Six Reasons Why You Should Be Lifting Weights

The Magic of Muscle

By Charidy Matney, Medi-Weightloss Counselor People often think that the only way to get lean is to do tons of cardio exercise. The truth is, weightlifting, along with proper nutrition and cardio, is the best way to achieve a lean body. Building muscle offers many other benefits too! Here are six reasons why you should be lifting weights: 1.    Loss …

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Quality Senior Care with a Personal Touch Tallgrass Creek is Redefining Continuing Care

Quality Senior Care

The new Continuing Care neighborhood at Tallgrass Creek provides Overland Park retirees with an innovative option for assisted living, memory care, rehabilitation, and long-term nursing care.  Tallgrass Creek is part of Erickson Living,® a national network of communities with over 30 years of experience providing exceptional health care to seniors. Situated on the grounds of the impressive Tallgrass Creek campus, …

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Got Tinnitus?

Got Tinnitus

NuSound offers Many Options Directed at the Brain, Not the Ear, to Help Decrease Ringing or Buzzing in the Head or Ears By Belinda Gonzales, HIS October is one of my favorite months. I absolutely love the colors, the weather, the football and the fresh reminder that the holidays are coming. I love the fall! This time of year for …

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miraDry Vanishes Underarm Sweat and Odor!

Underarm Sweat and Odor

By Greg Chambon, M.D. How cool would it be not to sweat! Imagine never having to buy or use deodorant again. No more sweat stains. No more yellowed shirts. No sweaty business meetings or sweaty golf outings. Really, no sweat? Yes, really! miraDry will help vanish underarm sweat and odor forever! What it won’t vanish is your self-confidence! About Sweat …

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Paula Porsch, Founder of the Greater Kansas City Susan G. Komen® Breast Cancer Foundation, has a Passion for Encouraging Women to Manage Their Breast Health… and Their Financial Health!

Paula Porsch

As Co-Founder and Past President of the Greater Kansas City Susan G. Komen® Breast Cancer Foundation and Race for the the Cure®, Paula Porsch has a passion for supporting breast cancer research, education and outreach. In addition, she has a passion for helping women, and men, with their financial health! About Susan G. Komen® and the Greater Kansas City Affiliate …

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