August 21, 2017 - Monday

Miles of Smiles Giving Kids a Reason to Smile

Miles of Smiles Giving Kids a Reason to Smile

The Kansas City Health & Wellmobile is proud to partner with Miles of Smiles, giving smiles back to area youth. Miles of Smiles, Inc. provides free dental care to children in the Northland who do not have access to oral health services. The dental care is provided by a licensed dentist and assistants, in a school setting or social service …

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Leaders In Minimally Invasive Surgery

Leaders In Minimally Invasive Surgery

“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. …

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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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If Nothing Changes, Nothing Changes. Make 2016 the Year of Change!

Want to burn calories while de-stressing over the holidays?  
Want to get in shape with a
total body workout?
When you are having fun, you continue
to participate!

By Lucy DelSarto, Wellness Educator & Coach – Lessons Learned From Children Having a child-like mentality can do a lot for your well-being. Children are always active and living in the moment. Life is right here, right now for them. Children don’t linger in the past, and the future is too far away and uncertain, so they don’t bother fretting about …

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Helping Clients Win Social Security Disability Cases

Social Security Disability

It is a frustrating feeling to work hard your whole life to support yourself and your family only to suffer a debilitating injury or illness that cuts your career short. It’s even more frustrating when Social Security, the government safety-net that you have been contributing to for years, denies your claim to collect Social Security Disability benefits. At the Law …

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Goal Setting Tips for the New Year

Goal Setting Tips for the New Year

By Rachel Lewis A New Year brings new beginnings, fresh starts, and many New Year’s resolutions. People choose this time to set new goals and plans for the next year. With the time of New Year’s resolutions upon us, I encourage you to reflect on the past, the present, and to prepare for a bigger and brighter future. Unfortunately, most …

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

“Little Hats, Big Hearts” Project in KC

Knitters needed to make red baby hats for Kansas City area babies born in February, 2016 The American Heart Association is kicking off a new 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, …

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How ULTRASOUND Technology Can Lift, Tighten and Firm Skin

Mirabile, M.D.

By James Mirabile, M.D. Skin laxity is one of the most common complaints we hear from MedCosmetic patients. Gravity, heredity, hormones and environmental factors all play a role in how skin ages. Skin laxity commonly first occurs on the forehead, which leads to brow descent, excess skin (hooding) on the eye lids, and a less open-eyed appearance. Laxity in the …

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Latest Advances in Minimally Invasive Gallbladder Surgery Just Got Smaller!

Latest Advances in Minimally Invasive Gallbladder Surgery

Dr. Christopher Daggett with Advanced Surgical Associates is among the first physicians in the Kansas City area to provide micro-laparoscopic gallbladder removal surgery (cholecystectomy). Recent advances in minimally invasive surgery aimed at diminishing incision size have led to the development of micro-laparoscopic surgical instruments. The increased level of complexity using such instruments requires a higher level of surgical skill compared …

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Enjoy the Gift of Sleep This Holiday Season!

Enjoy the Gift of Sleep This Holiday Season!

By Larry Pribyl, D.D.S. What is Sleep Apnea? Apnea means the cessation of breathing, so sleep apnea is the cessation of breathing while you are sleeping. The airway in the back of the throat closes off and breathing is stopped. In order for it to be called an apneic event, breathing has to be stopped for a minimum of 10 …

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Six Steps to a Healthier Stride: New Year’s Resolutions for Your Feet

Six Steps to a Healthier Stride

By Lucas Wetzel If you think about it, the foot is a pretty 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 nerve endings per square centimeter than any other part of the body. Our feet also do tons of work every …

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8 Christmas Eve Traditions

8 Christmas Eve Traditions

By Nancy Jergins I was talking to a friend whose children are grown and out on their own. My question had to do with whether or not to keep doing one of our annual holiday traditions when it seemed my kids were being pulled to participate in other things, in other directions. “Do not stop your Christmas Eve traditions,” she said. …

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Health & Wellmobile Celebrates One Year Anniversary

Bringing Health & Wellness to the Local Community

By Elizabeth Kelley As we settle into fall, it’s always nice to take a deep breath, slow down and reflect on the gifts of the last year. The Diagnostic Imaging Centers P.A. Health & Wellmobile is proud to have celebrated our one year anniversary over Labor Day weekend. It seems unreal that just over a year ago, we provided our …

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Wash Your Hands!

ips to avoid illness and stay healthy this holiday season. Wash Your HandsNo one wants to be sick during the holidays! One of the best ways to avoid illness is to keep your hands clean. Follow these tips to stay healthy. When should you wash your hands? • Before, during, and after preparing food • Before eating food • Before and after caring for someone who is sick • Before and after treating a cut or wound • After using the toilet • After changing diapers or cleaning up a child who has used the toilet • After blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing • After touching an animal or animal waste • After handling pet food or pet treats • After touching garbage What is the right way to wash your hands? • Wet your hands with clean, running water (warm or cold) and apply soap. • Rub your hands together to make a lather and scrub them well; be sure to scrub the backs of your hands, between your fingers, and under your nails. • Continue rubbing your hands for at least 20 seconds. Need a timer? Hum the “Happy Birthday” song from beginning to end, twice. • Rinse your hands well under running water. • Dry your hands using a clean towel or air dry them. • If soap and water are unavailable, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol to clean hands. Source: CDC.gov

ips to avoid illness and stay healthy this holiday season. No one wants to be sick during the holidays! One of the best ways to avoid illness is to keep your hands clean. Follow these tips to stay healthy. When should you wash your hands? • Before, during, and after preparing food • Before eating food • Before and after …

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