July 19, 2018 - Thursday

AT THE HEART OF INNOVATION

AT THE HEART OF INNOVATION

MediGuide Technology at The University of Kansas Hospital Gives Unprecedented Look Inside the Heart Just moments before her heart procedure, Sarah Howard found out that she would be the first patient in the United States to undergo a procedure with the new MediGuide technology at The University of Kansas Hospital. While most people would be nervous, maybe even anxious, Howard, …

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Non-Surgical Root Canal Therapy Relieves Pain

By Valencia Endodontic Associates – What is Endodontics? Endodontics, or Root Canal Therapy, is a branch of dentistry recognized by the American Dental Association involving treatment of the center of the tooth, the pulp, and surrounding tissues of the tooth. A root canal is one of the most common dental procedures performed to relieve the pain of toothaches caused by …

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Improving the Health of Kansas City Employees

Improving the Health of Kansas City Employees

By Jacob Wayman, Kansas City Internal Medicine, Corporate Medicine and Wellness Division – As the area’s leading provider of adult primary care, Kansas City Internal Medicine (KCIM) has been proud to serve the Kansas City community for over 32 years. Through our innovative focus and the expertise of over 50 medical providers, we continue to be at the forefront of …

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Orthodontic Treatment Contributes to Good Dental Health for Adults

Orthodontic Treatment Contributes to Good Dental Health for Adults

By Dr. Cameron Walker, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D., Klein Orthodontics – With longer life expectancies than previous generations, and a greater awareness among adults that teeth can last a lifetime, today’s adults are taking better care of their teeth, as evidenced by a survey released by the National Institute of Dental Research. It revealed that the rate of toothlessness among people …

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Best Foods, Dessert, Drinks and Exercises to Keep Your Heart Healthy

Healthy Eating

By Sarrisa Haley, Wellness Manager, The Athletic Club – February is National Heart Health Month. Cardiovascular Heart Disease continues to rank number 1 for death in the United States. 1 in 4 deaths that occur daily are a result of a cardiovascular occurrence. Of those deaths, 50% are men. The numbers are staggering and the cost to our nation is …

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Laser Hair Removal A Non-Invasive Approach to Permanent Hair Removal

Laser Hair Removal

By Kelli Folk, Licensed Esthetician, Mirabile M.D. MedCosmetic – The traditional methods of tweezing, shaving, waxing and chemical depilatories are temporary and sometimes painful. Increasingly, men and women of all ages are turning to a more effective solution offered by laser hair removal. Laser hair removal is one of the most commonly performed cosmetic treatments in the United States. According …

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Social Work and End of Life Care

Social Work and End of Life Care

By Laura Gilman, LMSW, Social Worker, SouthernCare, Inc. – The role of the social worker in hospice is wide-ranging and essential. In the National Association of Social Workers Standards for Social Work Practice in Palliative and End of Life Care, it states: When confronting issues related to palliative and end of life care, social workers have a multidimensional role as …

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YOUR BODY IS TALKING TO YOU! BioEnergetics Can Help You Listen!

BioEnergetics Can Help You

By Marcy Meyers, BioEnergetic Practitioner, Leawood Counseling Center – BioEnergetics is the practice of reading body signals such as breathing patterns, muscle tension and disturbances in the electromagnetic fields that surrounds the body. Using these signals we can locate and release unconscious held emotions. By bringing to the conscious mind blocked feelings and woundedness, along with the corresponding negative thought …

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Holistic Veterinary Care

Holistic Veterinary Care

By Ricki Brozman DVM, CVA – Riley, a Joyful, Boston Terrier, Allergies Helped With Holistic Veterinary Care Holistic veterinary care can be a very helpful addition to your pet’s health.  After many years as a conventional veterinarian,  I became interested in treating my patients with a holistic approach. I wanted  to expand my ability to treat difficult cases.  Allergies can …

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Advanced Treatment for Bunions

By Dr. Thomas F. Bembynista, DPM – A bunion is the enlargement of the big toe joint that causes the big toe to drift towards the second toe. If you imagine a gum ball sized bone enlargement stuffed in your shoe next to the big toe, that’s the type of pain bunion sufferers walk around with daily. Heredity a Main …

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Physical Therapists are a Great Choice to Design Safe, Effective Fitness Programs

Physical Therapists

 Helping to restore health, improve activity, and reduce pain for  people of all ages and abilities. By Matt Timm, PT, DPT, OCS, Elite Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy – According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 68 percent of adults over the age of 20 are either overweight or obese (for each group the percentages are equal). …

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Anatomy of a Practice – Chart Your Progress 23rd Greater Kansas City Medical Managers Association Annual Education Conference

Anatomy of a Practice

By Colleen Norris, 2013 Conference Chair – Practice Managers, do you feel like the weight of the world ais on your shoulders? Tired of rules, regulations, decreasing fee schedules and the ever consuming personnel issues? A remedy awaits you at the Greater Kansas City Medical Managers Association (GKCMMA) 23rd Annual Education Conference on April 3, 2013 at the Overland Park …

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Courting Wellness

By Lucy DelSarto, Wellness Educator & Coach – We’ve all pursued something in our lives. Perhaps it was aa mate, a career or a passion for some thing in the arts or sports arena. During a courtship, behavior is altered and thoughts continually linger in your mind about that person or activity because of the joy associated with it. “When …

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Kansas City Goes Red for American Heart Month

Kauffman Center For The Performing Arts Going RED!

February is American Heart Month, drawing attention to heart disease, America’s No. 1 killer, and the strides being taken through research and education to raise awareness of risk factors and to decrease death rates. Appropriately kicked off on National Wear Red Day (Feb. 1, 2013), the American Heart Association and its Go Red For Women movement urge everyone to support …

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The Heart of an Athlete

The Heart of an Athlete

By Jimmy Page, Fellowship of Christian Athletes – “Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life.” – Proverbs 4:23 (NIV) Solomon knew the importance of taking care of the heart. It is not only the most important muscle in the body for physical life, but also for spiritual life. Have you ever considered that your …

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