March 29, 2017 - Wednesday

Advanced Laser Treatment For Toenail Fungus

Advanced Laser Treatment For Toenail Fungus

By Dr. Thomas F. Bembynista – For years, people have been frustrated by toenail fungus. The nail discoloration makes it almost impossible for those who suffer from it to freely enjoy certain activities without feeling self-conscious about exposing their feet in public. As the fungus progresses, the nail thickens and becomes damaged causing more problems to the sufferer. Up until …

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Red Carpet Ready for the Holidays

Red Carpet Ready for the Holidays

Mirabile M.D. offers the latest in non-invasive cosmetic procedures and technology to help you look like a star. If you’re like most of us, when watching an award show like the Oscars or Emmys you focus on the gowns, the jewelry and the stars’ glowing complexions. While we can’t do anything about the fashions and bling, we can help you …

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Treating Kidney Disease

Treating Kidney Disease

Hemodialysis and Peritoneal Dialysis Available at MidAmerica Rehabilitation Hospital Many people who need rehabilitation after an accident, illness or surgery require specialized services for complex medical conditions. This includes the need for hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis throughout the rehabilitation process. In hemodialysis, blood is pumped out of the body to an artificial kidney machine, and returned to the body by …

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Veterans Day is November 11th – Honoring Our Veterans

Veterans Day is November 11th – Honoring Our Veterans

Veterans Day is an important day for showing appreciation to members of our military, past and present. If you’re looking for an appropriate way to honor a veteran in your life, or would like to contribute in a way that’s meaningful for veterans everywhere, here’s a list of suggestions to start you off. 1. Show Up Attend a Veterans Day …

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Cherished Transitions FREE Senior Living Community Placement

Cherished Transitions FREE Senior Living Community Placement

Bringing Families and Senior Living…Together By Troy Bandy MHA, RN Cherished Transitions is a FREE Senior Living Community Placement and Advocacy Service, serving the residents of The Greater Kansas City Area. We provide one-on-one, face-to-face consultations by Registered Nurses (RNs) at NO COST to seniors or their families to help you find the right Senior Living Community, including Independent Living, …

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Living Better with Dementia

Living Better with Dementia

By Village Home Health and Village Helpers In-Home Care Q. What is the difference between Alzheimer’s disease and dementia? A. Dementia is a group of symptoms, while Alzheimer’s is a disease that can cause dementia. Other common causes of dementia are Huntington’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. How Can Home Health Care Help Those Living With Dementia? A good …

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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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November is TMJ Awareness Month – Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction is Not a New Disorder

By Larry Pribyl, DDS Often referred to as TMJ, this disorder is not new. It’s just been misdiagnosed for years. Unfortunately, negative or inconclusive findings often lead to prolonged drug therapy, a frustrating doctor to doctor search by the patient and often an incorrect diagnosis of psychosomatic illness. Many TMJ patients have had extensive work-ups and testing leading to ineffective …

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November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month – 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s

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Did you know that memory loss that disrupts daily life may be a symptom of Alzheimer’s or dementia? Did you know that memory loss that disrupts daily life may be a symptom of Alzheimer’s or dementia? Alzheimer’s is a brain disease that causes a slow decline in memory, thinking and reasoning skills. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, there are 10 …

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The Health & Wellmobile WANTS YOUR BUSINESS!

The Health & Wellmobile WANTS YOUR BUSINESS!

Now accepting Sponsor Partners for 2017! Your business can be part of providing basic Health Screenings, Scans and Education Where Consumers Work, Live and Play By Elizabeth Kelley The Health & Wellmobile, made possible by several local sponsor partners, is a massive consumer health education and wellness screening program designed to promote healthier living among local community residents while providing …

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Platelet Rich Plasma: An Enticing New Treatment for Hair Loss

Platelet Rich Plasma:

By Meena Singh, M.D. Most think of platelets as the component of blood that coagulates wounds. However, the function of platelets is far more than just forming clots. When activated, they secrete cytokines and growth factors, acting as an integral part of wound healing. Because of platelet’s important function, concentrated preparations of plasma have been used in various fields as …

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Protect Your Pet During Winter and Cold Weather

Follow our tips to keep cats, dogs and horses safe and comfortable Pets are happiest and healthiest when kept indoors, especially during extreme cold snaps. In many areas, winter is a season of bitter cold and numbing wetness. Make sure your four- footed family members stay safe and warm by following these simple guidelines:a Keep pets indoors The best prescription …

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Making a Difference in Children’s Lives Through Dance

Making a Difference in Children’s Lives Through Dance

Jody Phillips, owner of Jody Phillips Dance Company (JPDC), has been recognized both locally and nationally for her excellence in teaching dance and for her choreography. For over 38 years, Jody has focused on developing confidence, character, self-esteem, respect and discipline through the art of dance. Teacher of the Year Award Jody was awarded the prestigious “Teacher of the Year” …

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How to Best Develop Skills for Success in Young Minds

How to Best Develop Skills for Success in Young Minds

By Rachel Lewis As a parent, it is wise to ensure that your children develop skills that will help them succeed in all aspects of life—from school up to the time when they start working. Learning soft skills should start at home and continue through students schooling. Unfortunately, soft skills are often left out due to time constraints on both …

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8th Annual Tweak the Treat A “TCOY Wellness” Post-Halloween Event

8th Annual Tweak the Treat

Sunday, November 6, 2016 By Lucy DelSarto, WellnessCoach & Life Enthusiast How sweet it is! This is not a reference to your taste buds, I’m talking about your ability to bring smiles to people you will never meet just by the simple act of caring enough to share. Halloween has become one of the year’s biggest holidays for candy sales. …

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