November 22, 2017 - Wednesday

What is So Bad About Mouth Breathing?

What is So Bad About Mouth Breathing?

By Larry Pribyl, D.D.S. If you or your child only has this condition occasionally during a cold or a temporary allergic situation, chances are your dental health will not be affected. However, long term mouth breathing (meaning 4 months or longer) can have a profound effect on the development of your dental arches and the alignment of your teeth. This …

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Traumatic Dental Injuries in Children

Traumatic Dental Injuries in Children

By Dr. Chad Wollard, DMD, Valencia Endodontic Associates – As spring arrives and warm weather activities kick into full swing, the incidence of traumatic dental injuries in children tends to increase. Traumatic injury to the permanent teeth can range from crown fracture, separation injury (in which the tooth either partially or completely comes out of the socket), or a crushing …

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Relief from Chronic Pain

Standing: Mark Chaplick, DO, James Scowcroft, MD, George Edwards, MD, Curt Johnson, MD, Joel Ackerman, MD, Atef Israel, MD Seated: Howard Aks, MD, Rebecca Burfeind, MD, Steven Charapata, MD, Thomas Laughlin, MD

Millions of people suffer every day from chronic (long-term) or acute (short-term) pain. KC Pain is the Midwest’s largest, most comprehensive, full-time pain management group. We are specialists in the management of your pain because we believe that “Life Shouldn’t Hurt.” Due to the complexities of pain, it is extremely important to have physicians with specialized knowledge and skills to …

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Say Good-bye to Stubborn Fat Deposits

Say Good-bye to Stubborn Fat Deposits

Crunches won’t do it. Planks don’t make a dent. We’re talking about those stubborn body areas that no amount of exercise will diminish. For some, it’s the abdomen (that darn “pooch”) or love handles that are anything but loveable. Others complain about back fat or extra inches on the upper thighs or flanks. Fat under the arms that make wearing …

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MidAmerica Rehabilitation Hospital Celebrates The Power of Rehabilitation During National Rehabilitation Week

MidAmerica Rehabilitation Hospital Celebrates The Power of Rehabilitation During National Rehabilitation Week

National Rehabilitation Week is observed September 17-23, 2017, and highlights the importance of rehabilitation, patient successes as well as the clinicians providing the care to get patients back to doing the things they love. During this week, MidAmerica Rehabilitation Hospital joins hospitals across the country to celebrate “The Power of Independence,” focusing on rehabilitation medicine and the many patients who …

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FILLING AN EMPTY FOUNTAIN

FILLING AN EMPTY FOUNTAIN

By Jake Falcon, CRPC®, CEO, Wealth Advisor At Falcon Wealth Advisors, we feel having a portfolio without a comprehensive plan to guide the investment decision is speculation. In other words, it’s like having a fountain with no water. To avoid having a portfolio without a plan, we take our clients through a three-step process: 1.    INITIAL CONSULTATION Our initial consultation …

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Now You Can Assess the Severity of Your Neuropathy!

Now You Can Assess the Severity of Your Neuropathy!

Do you or a loved one suffer from Peripheral Neuropathy, with nerve pain or numbness? If so, you’re not alone. That’s the bad news. The good news is that Lumen Care Center’s proprietary assessment and treatment protocol is a true breakthrough in treating Peripheral Neuropathy. What is Peripheral Neuropathy? Neuropathy means “nerve disease or damage” and it results from damage …

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Tips for Decreasing Your Risk of Skin Cancer

Tips for Decreasing Your Risk of Skin Cancer

According to the American Academy of Dermatology, skin cancer is the most common cancer in the U.S. There are various types of skin cancer such as Basal Cell Carcinoma, Squamous Cell Carcinoma, and Melanoma. Want to decrease your risk for developing skin cancer? •    Limit exposure to UV light during the hours of 9am-4pm. Now, I know that this is …

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Tips for preventing sports injuries in kids and teens

Tips for preventing sports injuries in kids and teens

More time on the field brings a greater risk of experiencing sports-related injuries. Pediatric sports medicine expert R. Jay Lee, M.D. at Johns Hopkins University provides these injury prevention tips to help keep your young athlete on the field rather than on the sidelines. 1. Talk with your young athlete. Make sure your young athlete understands that he or she …

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Helping Loved Ones Suffering with Osteoporosis

Suffering with Osteoporosis

By Dellas Baldelli What Is Osteoporosis? According to the International Osteoporosis Foundation, Osteoporosis is a disease in which the density and quality of bones are reduced, leading to weakness of the skeleton and increased risk of fracture, particularly of the spine, wrists, hip, pelvis and upper arms. Osteoporosis and associated fractures are an important cause of mortality and morbidity. In …

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The 5 Most Common Ways to Use Social Media Successfully

Use Social Media Successfully

By Kenna Lewis, Social Centric Media Everyone relies on the internet from finding dates to online school, to employers searching for employees. We use the internet to see what we can learn before we meet people or buy something. Consumers have more options than ever, thanks to the ease of finding information online, and brands and businesses get more exposure …

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Company Wellness Programs Promote Personal Goals and Friendly Competition

Company Wellness Programs Promote Personal Goals and Friendly Competition

By Lucy DelSarto, Health & Wellness Coach, TVH in the Americas Over the past decade, companies of all sizes have embraced wellness programs as a powerful component in reducing health care costs and enhancing morale, including as a recruitment tool. A successful wellness program, like a successful business, requires time, creativity and leaders to help execute it. TVH is known …

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Bringing Health & Wellness to the Community

Bringing Health & Wellness to the Community

By Elizabeth Kelley The Kansas City Health & Wellmobile is a massive consumer health education and wellness screening program designed to promote healthier living among local community residents while providing an opportunity for consumers to receive basic health screenings and services where they work, live and play. Our goal is to promote overall health and wellness; to motivate consumers to …

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