April 20, 2018 - Friday

Kids & Technology: Parental Controls for Kids’ Electronics

Parental Controls for Kids’ Electronics

By Dana Hall McCain iMOM.com Think it’s impossible to keep an eye on your kids’ use of the internet and smartphones? Not so! Today’s parental control software options make it simple and allow you to give your children levels of freedom based upon their maturity and trustworthiness. Here are some options—both high and low-tech—you might consider: 1. Mobicip. This web-based …

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Find the Best Senior Rehabilitation Team at Tallgrass Creek

Find the Best Senior Rehabilitation Team at Tallgrass Creek

Our dedicated health care professionals will have you on the track to recovery. Recovering from an unforeseen illness or injury—or even a planned elective surgery—can be a daunting and delicate task. So, should you ever need physical, speech, or occupational therapy, you’ll want to find the best rehabilitation team with a proven track record of superior outcomes. A coordinated, multidisciplinary …

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LISTEN UP – PROTECT YOUR HEARING ON INDEPENDENCE DAY!

PROTECT YOUR HEARING ON INDEPENDENCE DAY!

Ten million Americans have suffered hearing damage due to noise. Many think the irreversible hearing loss caused from noise only occurs with exposure over time, such as with factory or farm machinery. However, nothing could be further from the truth. A noise-induced hearing loss can also occur from one sudden blast of sound….even from a single firecracker. According to the …

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RECOVERY IS A JOINT EFFORT

RECOVERY IS A JOINT EFFORT

What to Expect after Knee Replacement Surger Total knee replacement is one of the most commonly-performed procedures in orthopedic and sports medicine, enabling millions of people to resume an active life. For some people, the results feel like nothing short of a miracle. But what happens after your surgery to bring about those results? Rehabilitation (rehab) after a knee replacement …

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Tips for Staying Cool During a Summer Run

Tips for Staying Cool During a Summer Run

1. Try Running Early in the Morning It’s the coolest, most serene part of the day, and there’s nothing like a morning run to boost your mood all day long. 2. Drink Like Crazy Even if you don’t feel thirsty, drink at least 8 oz. of fluid each hour, and more if you’re outside or tend to perspire a lot. …

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Picnics, Cook Outs and Summer Parties— Make them Safe and Satisfying

Picnics, Cook Outs and Summer Parties

By Monique Richard MS, RDN, LDN According to the CDC, 48 million Americans, or one in six people get sick from contaminated food. We’re more familiar with publicized culprits such as salmonella, E.Coli and Listeria, but there are several other harmful pathogens by lesser known names like Clostridium botulinum. Mishandling of food either from its source or en route is …

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Tips for Orientation and Heading Off To College

Tips for Orientation and Heading Off To College

By Rachel Lewis Suddenly it’s July and the time to head off to college is fast approaching. College is usually the first time most students are independent and living away from their parents. It is the time when students are able to discover who they are away from the people they have grown up around. However, transitioning into college can …

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Testosterone – A Man’s Most Vital Hormone

Testosterone

Testosterone is a man’s most vital hormone and is critical to overall health and well-being. Every man experiences a gradual decline in hormone production as he gets older. Beginning at age 30, his body starts to manufacture less and less testosterone, losing roughly one to three percent per year. Then, sometime between age 40 and 55, testosterone levels drop dramatically …

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Is Having a Tan Worth the Risk?

Is Having a Tan Worth the Risk?

By Meena Singh, M.D In the United States, there are more new cases of skin cancer than breast, prostate, lung, and colon cancers combined. Over two million people are diagnosed annually. As a dermatologic surgeon, I am kept quite busy treating skin cancers with Mohs Micrographic Surgery, which is the standard of care for treating higher risk skin cancers. The …

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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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TVH CEO and Wellness Coach Promote Health and Wellness in the Workplace

TVH CEO and Wellness Coach Promote Health and Wellness in the Workplace

TVH in the Americas (TVH) is known to its customers as the worldwide leading supplier of quality parts for the material handling and industrial equipment industry. Employees know TVH as a company that cares about their health and well-being. With over 800 employees at 11 locations across North America, it can be challenging to implement companywide health and wellness initiatives. …

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Seven Steps to Good Foot Health

Seven Steps to Good Foot Health

A Guide to Making Sure Your Feet Get the Support They Need By Lucas Wetzel, on behalf of Comfort Plus Shoes and Footcare If you look at the details, the foot is an 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 …

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Mammography Saves Lives!

Mammography Saves Lives!

But I feel fine, doc!” As medical care practitioners, much of our work is reactive: people come to us for help when they are having an issue. We love to help! But we like to remind people that after-the-fact isn’t the only time we can be helpful. Screenings are an important part of a person’s health. There are certain tests …

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Kansas City Heart & Stroke Walk/5K Run

Kansas City Heart & Stroke Walk 5K Run

The Kansas City Heart & Stroke Walk/5K Run is a family-friendly event and an opportunity to honor survivors and their families and celebrate lifestyle change successes. This year’s walk will take place at the Kansas City Power & Light District on June 18th and will feature cooking demonstrations, hands-only CPR training, a Kids Zone, healthy snacks, giveaways and more. The …

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