October 22, 2017 - Sunday

Plantar Fasciitis and Heel Pain Treatment

Plantar Fasciitis and Heel Pain Treatment

By Dr. Thomas F. Bembynista – The discomfort associated with plantar fasciitis and heel pain is normally located in the center of the arch extending to the heel. The pain can occur on either one or both feet and generally occurs with the first step in the morning or after sitting for a long period of time. Sometimes when x-rays …

Read More »

Spring Into Action -Ways to Incorporate Exercise Into Your Daily Routine

Incorporate Exercise

By Alexa Angelo, Bachelor of Science Dietetics Spring time is around the corner, meaning lighter evening hours with more time for activities! Unfortunately, exercise can get put last on our priority list. With summer quickly approaching, it is time to start adding healthy exercise habits into our daily routine so we can have the energy we need to do all …

Read More »

April is IBS Awareness Month – Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Why You Get It and What You Can Do To Help It! By Dr. Kyle Gulledge Did you know it is Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Awareness Month? It is, so this is for anyone wanting more awareness to why someone may get IBS and how to possibly help it. What is IBS? IBS is the most commonly diagnosed bowel condition. …

Read More »

Crickets, Locusts, Ringing… Just Make It Stop!

Ringing

By Belinda Gonzales, Owner, NuSound Hearing Center Tinnitus is commonly described as a ringing in the ears but can often sound like crickets, locusts, hissing, buzzing and many others. Tinnitus can be heard constantly or intermittently and may be in one or both ears. It may be soft or loud and may present itself in different pitches. About Tinnitus If …

Read More »

Tips to Study for Finals

Study for Finals

By Rachel Lewis Since spring break just ended, finals may seem like the furthest thing away. The weather is finally getting warmer and the lure of being outside beckons. Every teenager has what seems like endless things to do before even beginning to worry about finals, especially since they are over a month away. However, come May, finals will be …

Read More »

Shave to Save!

Shave to Save

Shaving Heads To Help Save Lives Shave to Save is one of the American Cancer Society’s most exciting and unique fundraising events and the only event that donates 100 percent of its proceeds to the Society’s Hope Lodge in Kansas City, a place for cancer patients and their caregiver to stay – free of charge – during their treatment. The …

Read More »

American Cancer Society Hope Lodge Provides Home Away From Home

American Cancer Society

If you are a cancer patient fighting for your life, the last thing you should have to worry about is where you’re going to stay when receiving treatment and how you’re going to pay for it. Fortunately, for patients traveling to Kansas City for cancer treatment, the American Cancer Society’s  Hope Lodge is available to lessen the financial burden on …

Read More »

Reduce Risks to Prevent Falls

Prevent Falls

By Nina Chen, Ph.D., CFLE, Human Development Specialist, University of Missouri Extension According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, falls are the leading cause of injury and death in adults age 65 and older. Falls can increase the risk of elderly death and cause moderate to severe injuries such as hip fractures and head traumas. Falls cause most …

Read More »

Three Kansas City Health Sciences Schools Partner in Musculoskeletal Disease Research Consortium

The Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU), the University of Missouri – Kansas City (UMKC) and the University of Kansas (KU) Medical Center proudly announce a research consortium among the three Kansas City-area institutions. The consortium brings together scientists and resources focused on the research of musculoskeletal disorders and diseases. This unique consortium is the first initiative of …

Read More »

April is Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness

April is Autism Awareness Month and the Kansas City Metro has many things to celebrate with the services and programs that have been in existence and many services that are developing and growing. The Autism Society the Heartland (ASH) is one of those local resources that serves families in the Kansas City Metro. This organization started in the early 2000’s …

Read More »

Winning the Battle of the Bulge Non-Surgical Body Sculpting

Non-Surgical Body Sculpting

By James Mirabile, M.D., F.A.C.O.G. Mirabile M.D. Beauty, Health & Wellness You do your best to stay healthy and fit. You eat right, stay active and maintain a healthy BMI. Despite your efforts, you still deal with stubborn problem areas. Many men and women who are at their ideal body weight still struggle to reduce concentrated fat deposits in areas …

Read More »

MARCH IS NATIONAL BRAIN INJURY AWARENESS MONTH – LEADERS IN BRAIN INJURY REHABILITATION

LEADERS IN BRAIN INJURY REHABILITATION

As a leader in brain injury rehabilitation, MidAmerica Rehabilitation Hospital will join the Brain Injury Association of America and its partners this month in recognizing National Brain Injury Awareness Month. Throughout March, the hospital is taking a closer look at brain injury rehabilitation and the healing power it can offer to patients with head injuries. Smart Choices for Brain Injury …

Read More »

What Happens When Mom Needs Extra Care?

Mom Needs Extra Care

How to find the right assisted living or memory care for your senior parent. She cared for you with patience and love, and you want to return her gift. But what happens if Mom requires a higher level of care? Where should you turn? Here are the most important questions to ask when weighing your options for assisted living or …

Read More »