December 17, 2018 - Monday

AutoAmbulator: Robotic Gait Training

AutoAmbulator: Robotic Gait Training

HealthSouth is doing more than offering the latest healthcare technologies … it’s creating them. The AutoAmbulator® brings cutting-edge technology into the rehabilitation process. The AutoAmbulator is an innovative therapeutic device designed to help rehabilitate patients who experience difficulty walking from a Stroke, Parkinson’s disease, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, and other neurologic conditions that result in gait abnormality or …

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MELANOMA: The Deadliest Skin Cancer – Get Screened

MELANOMA: The Deadliest Skin Cancer

By KMC Dermatology It was just a tiny brown freckle on my inner right thigh. Then, practically overnight, it became black and slightly raised. Had it been on my back or another less visible part of my body, I never would have known it was there. I had it removed last September, the doctor optimistically saying, “It looks like nothing.” …

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Kansas City at Go Red For Women

Go Red For Women

Go Red For Women is an initiative created by the American Heart Association to dispel the myths and raise awareness of heart disease and stroke as the number one killer of women. The campaign is a passionate, emotional, social movement designed to empower women to take charge of their heart health. Heart disease and stroke cause 1 in 3 deaths …

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February 20th is Love Your Pet Day.

February 20th is Love Your Pet Day

By Jodi Thomas My husband gave me a wooden sign a few years back that reads, “Dogs Welcome. People Tolerated.”  Sadly, it’s not too far from the truth.  It’s hard to compete with a furry creature that is always happy to see you, does what you say (most of the time), and is always there for you.  I’m known to be …

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Is Your Heart Trying to Tell You Something Through Your Swollen Feet?

Why Is My Foot Swollen? Do you have a swollen foot or feet? What about your ankles? It could be edema or hypertension. It could be a signal from your heart. What Is High Blood Pressure? High blood pressure is also known as hypertension. Blood pressure refers to the force of blood pushing against the walls of the arteries as …

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Core Foods

Core Foods

By Karina Hammer, Certified Holistic Wellness Coach Did you know that we are fed by not just what we eat, but by other areas in our life that “feed” us?  These are what I call Core Foods. Core Foods can nourish us just as much as food can. They satisfy us internally at our core and provide energy on a …

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Is A Debt-Free Life Possible?

Is A Debt-Free Life Possible?

Leslie Balfaqih couldn’t believe how much money she and her husband wasted every month. “Our financial life was a mess,” Leslie says from her home in Florida. “To say we were disorganized is putting it mildly.” Like so many Americans, they didn’t have a plan for their money. The problem is often not how much money a family makes, but …

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Take Preventive Steps to Avoid Frozen Pipes

Take Preventive Steps to Avoid Frozen Pipes

(NewsUSA) Winter is officially upon us and that means many homeowners will be paying a hefty price for not protecting their property against frozen pipes. According to the Insurance Industry Institute, water damage and freezing is the second most common home insurance claim filed, with the average claim totaling $8,861. In fact, frozen pipes are a significant contributor to the …

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Ready, Set, SMART Marketing Goals 5 Steps to Success

Ready, Set, SMART Marketing Goals

By Kenna Lewis, Social Centric Media With a little bit of planning and purposeful goal-setting, you can start the year off right and strive to make 2018 the best year yet! Well, here we are; it’s the beginning of a new year. Like most people, I use the first of the year to evaluate and set digital marketing goals for …

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Wholehearted

Wholehearted

By Jodi Thomas I love Valentine’s Day. Not just the flowers and the chocolate and all that good stuff, but I have always loved the idea of celebrating love . . . and on a trivial note, seeing all the pink and red hearts just makes me happy for some reason. Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about my own …

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Headaches are Such a Pain!

Headaches are Such a Pain!

By Larry Pribyl, D.D.S. Even for dentists who have extensive training in craniomandibular disorders and jaw dysfunction, intense headaches are often challenging cases to manage. To discover the true cause of the pain, professionals are not unlike detectives looking for clues which can put the pieces of the puzzle together. For instance, among the varying headaches: vascular, sinus congestion, or …

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Finding Memories with Alzheimer’s

Finding Memories with Alzheimer’s

In 1906, about 25 years after Women’s Christian Association of Kansas City, Missouri was founded and about 20 years before Armour Oaks Senior Living Community was built, a German doctor named Alois Alzheimer first noticed a patient with a disorder that presented with memory loss and other cognitive issues. After the patient’s death, the autopsy revealed shrunken parts of the …

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Add “Total Wellness” to Your 2018 Resolutions

Add “Total Wellness” to Your 2018 Resolutions

Becoming your own BFF is just the beginning to making this year your best It may come as no surprise that one of the most repeated New Year’s resolutions is to lose weight. Other popular goals include getting a better night’s sleep, feeling better overall, gaining self-confidence and even finding more personal time; in essence putting you first for a …

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Six Advances in Hearing Technology to Help You Hear Better in the New Year

Six Advances in Hearing Technology to Help You Hear Better in the New Year

By Tim Steele, Ph.D., FAAA, President, Associated Audiologists Digital technology and the microchip have made it possible to pack more power and features into hearing aids than ever before. But what are the features you should look for if you’re in the market for hearing aids in the new year? 1. Automatic Programs The latest hearing aids can automatically detect …

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Insist on the Best for Stroke Recovery

Insist on the Best for Stroke Recovery

What is a stroke? A stroke occurs when a blood vessel that carries oxygen and nutrients to the brain is either blocked by a clot or bursts. When this happens, part of the brain cannot get the blood – and oxygen – it needs, so it starts to die. A stroke can result in difficulties in moving around, performing daily …

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