December 17, 2017 - Sunday

LISTEN UP! Why is it better to treat hearing loss sooner rather than later?

Identifying and addressing hearing loss early brings many benefits. From enhancing your quality of life, to helping protect against several health consequences linked to unaddressed hearing loss, the case for early treatment is strong. Perhaps the most compelling reason to never put off a hearing test and treatment, however, is simply this: We “hear” with our brain, not with our …

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NeuroBlate System: A Cutting Edge New Tool to Resect Brain Tumors

NeuroBlate System

By Paul J. Camarata, M.D., FAANS, FACS May is National Brain Tumor Awareness Month. According to the American Brain Tumor Association, nearly 70,000 new cases of primary brain tumors will be diagnosed this year, representing the leading cause of cancer-related deaths in males and females younger than 20. This month is an opportunity for us to come together to highlight …

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Capture Life’s Greatest Moments! Create Custom Videos or Live Video-Stream Events with New Soloshot Robotic Filming Technology

Capture Life’s Greatest Moments

It all started with the dream of being a big sportscaster on TV. While SportsCenter hasn’t happened, the experience gained over a span of 23 years has been a dream come true for Jim Williams and Will He Productions. Over the years, Will He Productions has learned that everyone has their own story to tell, but communicating that story is …

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Helping Students Succeed in All Aspects of Life

All Aspects of Life

Partnering with the Leadership Institute of Greater Kansas City to Offer a Summer Success Skills Weekly Program By Rachel Lewis Summer, to many students, is the time to kick back, relax and enjoy the sun, while other students have already started planning to get jobs or internships. No matter what your teen is planning, it is important to take a …

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Addressing Mental Health Before Stage 4 (#B4Stage4)

When we think about cancer, heart disease, or diabetes, we don’t wait years to treat them. We start before Stage 4—we begin with prevention. When people are in the first stage of those diseases, and are beginning to show signs of symptoms like a persistent cough, high blood pressure, or high blood sugar, we try immediately to reverse these symptoms. …

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Stay Safe Like the Sporting KC Pros

Sporting KC

In sports, one unfortunate event can be the “be-all, end-all” of a player´s career. A bad referee may last a game. The weather can change in a matter of hours. The impact of an injury, however, can last a lifetime. Maintaining a squad of healthy and fit players is a top priority for teams at any level of play. Their …

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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 …

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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 …

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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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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