March 29, 2017 - Wednesday

Is Your CPAP Machine Getting in Your Way?

CPAP Machine

A Custom Made Oral Sleep Appliance Can Eliminate Need for CPAP Machine By Larry Pribyl, DDS If you were diagnosed with Obstructive Sleep Apnea and your primary care doctor ordered a CPAP or BiPAP machine, you now find yourself lugging around extra equipment when you take a trip—especially inconvenient if you travel by air or want to go camping. Each …

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Help for Psoriasis Sufferers

Help for Psoriasis Sufferers

By Andy Dean, PA-C – As we all know, Kansas City is notorious for its cold winters. About this time of year, the sweaters, long pants and heavy coats fly out of the closets and off the shelves. And for about 3% of the population, those long sleeves are a relief as they can finally cover up a distressing skin …

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A PATIENT/FAMILY WISH DELIVERED

11 August 2014 Ms. Trish Carcopa Executive Director BrightStar 10100 West 87th Street, S100 Overland Park, KS 66212 Dear Ms. Carcopa: My family and I will be forever grateful to BrightStar and all your staff who were involved in arranging for 24/7 RNs which made it possible for us to bring our mom home to spend her final days. When …

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Prostate Cancer Networking Group Offers Valuable Support

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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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LIVE LONGER BY BEING A QUITTER!

LIVE LONGER BY BEING A QUITTER

By Mikki Mills, RN, MSN and Stacy Searcy – It is well known that a cigarette has more than 4,000 carcinogens, many that are addicting and cause cancer. Smokers need to have support to quit. Anne Penman Cold Laser Therapy offers a non-invasive, pain free, NATURAL way to stop smoking. The Anne Penman Program is the most advanced treatment for …

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September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Ovarian cancer is a disease in which malignant or cancerous cells are found in the ovaries. An ovary is one of two small, almond-shaped organs located on each side of the uterus that store eggs or germ cells and produce female hormones estrogen and progesterone. There are many types of tumors that can start in the ovaries. Some are benign, …

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National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

One in 3 children in the United States is overweight or obese. Childhood obesity puts kids at risk for health problems that were once seen only in adults, like type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease. The good news is that childhood obesity can be prevented. In honor of National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, Northwest Tennessee Health & …

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The Silent Path to a Better Brain 3 Scientific Reasons to Meditate

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By Kim Colegrove There is abundant scientific evidence supporting a positive correlation between meditation and mental, emotional, and physical health. Some of the more widely-proven benefits are: stress reduction, lower blood pressure, relief from depression, and decreased anxiety. This is great news for millions of work-weary, overscheduled Americans. But emerging research is uncovering even more reasons to consider meditation as …

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Back to School Tips for Keeping Family Healthy

School Safety

Why you should make some simple changes before heading back to school As summer comes to a close, it’s important to get kids back on the right track as they head back to the classroom. In order to make sure your kids have the most successful and healthy school year possible, start getting them reintegrated in a scheduled lifestyle with …

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Make a Health Comeback!

By Jimmy Page, Fellowship of Christian Athletes – Every sports fan loves two things: 1) Rooting for the underdog, and, 2) Watching a great comeback victory. Both scenarios inspire us to overcome challenges and never give up, no matter the circumstances. There’s a rich history of comebacks in sports. One that immediately comes to mind is the Buffalo Bills’ improbable …

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Can Dropping Weight Drop Your Blood Pressure?

Can Dropping Weight Drop Your Blood Pressure

By Tara L. Parr, MPAS, PA-C, Medi-Weightloss Clinics® – High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, is a major health problem in the United States, affecting more than 50 million people across the country. Hypertension is a state in which the pressure of blood in the arteries is elevated and requires the heart to work harder than normal to circulate …

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FREE Hearing Evaluations for Children and Adults in August

Hearing Evaluations for Children and Adults in August

By Belinda Gonzales, HIS As August comes, so do thoughts of school. For my grandchildren, it means shopping for new backpacks and clothes. For myself, I remember having to have a P.E. uniform, Elmer’s glue, and a gift for the teacher as the perfect first impression. Some of my favorite back to school memories are those of MY parents and …

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The Best Place to Find Balance is Here, in the Middle of America.

Best Place to Find Balance

Nestled among the peaceful rolling hills just outside downtown Kansas City, Missouri, you’ll find an oasis of serenity, discovery and personal growth. This is Awaken Whole Life Center, a local spa, fitness, wellness and retreat refuge in Unity Village that is open to the public and designed to restore and refresh the whole person – body, mind and spirit. This …

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FREE Knee Pain Consultation – Natural Approaches to Solving Knee Pain

By Dr. Kyle Gulledge Taking the stairs without pain, being able to ride your bike again, finally starting on that exercise program, but your knees just won’t let you? Knee pain is an unfortunate reality for millions of Americans, but the real impact is not only the pain but what activities it stops us from doing. The knee is a …

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Helping Clients Win Social Security Disability Cases

Social Security Disability

It is a frustrating feeling to work hard your whole life to support yourself and your family only to suffer a debilitating injury or illness that cuts your career short. It’s even more frustrating when Social Security, the government safety-net that you have been contributing to for years, denies your claim to collect Social Security Disability benefits. At the Law …

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