May 27, 2017 - Saturday

Prostate Cancer Networking Group Offers Valuable Support

Prostate Cancer Networking Group Offers Valuable Support

By Steve Hentzen Men who have, or have had, prostate cancer give valuable support to others through their involvement with the Prostate Cancer Networking Group. Just as men have received support from this group, they can in turn offer other patients and their families patience, strength, and endurance through their experiences with diagnosis, treatment and recovery. Early Detection is Key …

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Time Management Strategies

Time Management Strategies

By Rachel Lewis School has officially started and the work is probably piling up at an alarming rate! On top of that, sports are practicing and after school activities are starting to pick up their pace as well. Suddenly, it seems like all the free time of summer is a long distant memory, and you have too much to do …

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DROWN OUT CANCER

DO YOU KNOW SOMEONE WHO HAS CANCER? Cancer affects everyone…the young child with leukemia, a new bride with breast cancer, a father with colon cancer, a middle-aged, long-term smoker with lung cancer, or even the mother you love with endometrial cancer. In families all across the United States, cancer touches our lives, interrupts our intentions and takes many before we …

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Queen of Hearts 5K Walk/Run to Benefit

queen of heart

Saint Luke’s Muriel I. Kauffman Women’s Heart Center By Alexis Rewalt Miss Kansas United States 2013 Just because you’re not having a heart attack doesn’t mean that it won’t affect your life. We all have a relative, friend, mentor or other person near to us who has been touched by heart disease. I’m Alexis Rewalt and in my family there …

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Racquetball: For Age 4 to 84!

Racquetball

By Lucy DelSarto, Wellness Educator and Coach, TCOY (Take Care of You) Wellness Let me introduce you to a sport where my participants range in age from four to nearly eighty four – Racquetball! Indeed, I have coached all eight decades of life in this fun life-time sport. There are few sports where age, height and gender don’t play a …

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About Adult Stem Cell Therapy

Adult stem cells are found in most parts of the body, including the brain, bone marrow, muscle, skin, teeth and heart. The Midwest Stem Cell Therapy Center is researching the potential of stem cells isolated from several sources.

Adult (non-embryonic) stem cells, found in various tissues throughout our bodies, are relatively unspecialized cells that have the potential to develop into other cell types. They have two primary characteristics: • They are able to self-renew, which means they can go through numerous cycles of cell division while maintaining their undifferentiated state. • They are able to develop into more …

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Heading Off To College?

Heading Off To College

Practical health & wellness advice for the college student By Paula Lawrence, Mirabile M.D. Going away to college is a big transition for young adults. Suddenly you are fully responsible for your own schedule and choices. You no longer have Dad setting a curfew or Mom reminding you to eat your vegetables. While balancing your social life, studies, and your …

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HEALTHY SOLUTIONS FOR YOUR HOME

HEALTHY SOLUTIONS FOR YOUR HOME

Providing Safety and Convenience for Older Adults By Alan C. Smith ShelfGenie’s concept is simple. We make life easier by addressing access, organization and storage capacity challenges in older adult’s kitchens, pantries and other spaces. We do so with highly trained designers that understand the pain and frustration of older adults who want to stay in their home longer, not …

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THE VALUE OF PRIVATE DUTY IN-HOME CARE

THE VALUE OF PRIVATE DUTY IN-HOME CARE

After All…There Truly Is No Place Like Home LONG DISTANCE FAMILIES Dotty lives in Overland Park, Kansas and her son Sam lives in Texas. After a fall accident that resulted in a right knee replacement, Sam knew that he needed someone to care for his mother. The social worker at the hospital shared that Home Health would come into the …

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Navigating the Shelves

Navigating the Shelves

A Dermatologist’s Guide to Choosing the Best Skin Care Products By Anne Neeley, MD A trip to the skin care aisle can be a daunting task to even the savviest consumer. The array of choices can leave you feeling overwhelmed and uncertain. Fear no more—here are some quick and easy guidelines to help whittle down your shopping list. 1.    Forego …

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Affordable Dental Care Plan for Adults Over 50!

Affordable Dental Care Plan for Adults Over 50!

More people are turning 50 than ever before. And as they do, their commitment to maintain an active lifestyle and physical fitness intensifies. A key component of that desire for fitness is good oral care, which becomes more important to overall general health and appearance as people grow older. That’s where Dental Care 50 – designed for adults age 50 …

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How Clinical Research is Leading the Way to Better Health

How Clinical Research is Leading the Way to Better Health

By Jody Ehrhardt, CCRC Twenty years ago, cancer destroyed my reality when my father was diagnosed with lung cancer. Last month, the same diagnosis was given to another member of my family. My first thoughts were panicky, my second thoughts – thank goodness for medical advances. New Drugs Approved for Cancer and Other Rare Diseases In the last 20 years, …

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Tips for Back to School!

Tips for Back to School!

Advice from Students, Teachers, Counselors and Parents By Rachel Lewis It’s that time of year. The beginning of the school year is once again upon us. Walk through any major retailer and the back to school advertisements and merchandise can’t be missed. It suddenly seems that everything teens should do to prepare for school comes down to buying new things. …

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Did You Know Children Can Suffer From Sleep Apnea?

Children Can Suffer From Sleep Apnea

By Larry Pribyl, DDS Roughly 1-5 percent of children have sleep apnea. Sleep apnea symptoms are different in children than in adults. A child may not always have excessive daytime sleepiness but instead demonstrates abnormal daytime behavior and fatigue in their work and relationships in school. Sleep apnea may also affect the child’s ability to learn in school. They may …

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