August 21, 2017 - Monday

What to Do If Your Teen or Young Adult Has a Problem with Drugs

what-to-do-if-your-teen-or-young-adult-has-a-problem-with-drugs

How do I know if my teen or young adult has a substance use disorder? Addiction can happen at any age, but it usually starts when a person is young. If your teen continues to use drugs despite harmful consequences, he or she may be addicted. Anyone Can Become Addicted to Drugs If an adolescent starts behaving differently for no …

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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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Kansas City Rescue Mission

Kansas City Rescue Mission

Freedom from the Past and Hope for the Future A Message from Executive Director, Joe Colaizzi Each year, more than 1,400 men seek services at Kansas City Rescue Mission’s Men’s Center. Often we find that once a man has received basic care such as food and shelter, he will consider making more transformative choices such as joining Kansas City Rescue …

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Goal Setting Tips for the New Year

Goal Setting Tips for the New Year

By Rachel Lewis A New Year brings new beginnings, fresh starts, and many New Year’s resolutions. People choose this time to set new goals and plans for the next year. With the time of New Year’s resolutions upon us, I encourage you to reflect on the past, the present, and to prepare for a bigger and brighter future. Unfortunately, most …

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KC Pet Project

KC Pet Project

Passionate About Saving Lives! Kansas City Pet Project is the largest No Kill animal shelter in Kansas City, MO and the 3rd largest open-admission shelter in the United States to achieve No Kill status. We are here for nearly 10,000 pets a year and find homes or other placement for over 90% of the pets who come to our shelter. …

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The Champion’s Mindset

The Champion’s Mindset

By Jimmy Page, Fellowship of Christian Athletes “Nothing is impossible for God.” – Luke 1:37 (CEB) In 2012, Nike launched an advertising campaign called “Find Your Greatness.” It was a series of short video clips featuring people of all shapes and sizes, and the goal was to inspire everyday people to aspire to greatness. “Greatness is not some rare DNA …

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SkinPen Collagen Boost Helps Reduce Appearance of Aging

SkinPen Collagen Boost Helps Reduce Appearance of Aging

SkinPen: The Next Advancement in Micro-Therapy KMC Dermatology There has been much ado about reducing the appearance of aging skin with the increased use of injectables, facial resurfacing techniques and topicals by the mainstream. A recent article in eDermatology News titled “Early Intervention May Forestall Menopause-Related Skin Aging” sheds some positive light on estrogen supplementation and collagen stimulation as tactics …

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Is Rehabilitation Right for You?

Is Rehabilitation Right for You?

Find Out in the Comforts of Home It can happen in the blink of an eye. One minute you’re fine, and the next your arm is numb, concentration turns foggy, and words slur. Could it be a stroke? Possibly. So, you do the right thing. You get the medical attention you need. But, your stroke leaves your memory faded, your …

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Savvy Self-Care

Savvy Self-Care

Beauty, Health and Wellness Under One Roof Women—and men— discover they can have it all at Mirabile M.D. A typical week for Jeanne and Ben of Overland Park is one that’s repeated countless times throughout the metro for other married couples. Hours spent sitting in business meetings, racing to client deadlines, shuttling kids from one practice to another and maintaining …

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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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Holiday Food & Your Skin

Holiday Food & Your Skin

By Jim Fackrell, PAC The holidays are upon us. A time to give thanks and spend time with friends and family. For some it’s the end of a long anticipated wait for the holiday feast, Grandma’s Deviled eggs, Aunt Betty’s Pumpkin Pie or even the Roast Beast. For others, it’s the anticipated, dreaded weight gain that seems to be associated …

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Advanced Surgical Associates Offers New In-Office Diagnostic Services Saving Patients Time and Money

Advanced Surgical Associates

For Pelvic Floor Disorders and Evaluation of Rectal and Colon Disorders By Lori Oswald Darcy Shaw, M.D. Dr. Darcy Shaw is now offering evaluation and treatment of pelvic floor dysfunction, fecal incontinence, constipation, and rectal prolapse. Our pelvic floor center, for women, begins with a thorough evaluation, including a history and comprehensive physical examination. Additional testing such as trans-anal ultrasound …

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Anti-Aging Medicine – Optimizing Hormonal Balance

Anti-Aging Medicine

By Scott Kempton, MD What is Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine? Anti-Aging medicine is a clinical specialty founded on the application of advanced scientific and medical technologies for the prevention, early detection, treatment and reversal of age-related dysfunction and disease. Anti-aging medicine is based on the scientific principles of evidence-based medicine. It is innovative science and research to improve health and …

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Home Health Care 101

Home Health Care 101

It starts with a skilled health care need, a homebound patient, and physician orders. By Village Home Health and Village Helpers In-Home Care If you’ve had a stay in the hospital, are chronically ill, or need therapy services, your physician may order home health care for you. Today, many kinds of care that once required a hospital stay can often …

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American Heart Association Kicks Off “Little Hats, Big Hearts” Project in KC

American Heart Association Kicks Off “Little Hats, Big Hearts” Project in KC

Knitters needed to make red baby hats for Kansas City area babies born in February 2017 The American Heart Association is kicking off a campaign called Little Hats, Big Hearts, by collecting knitted or crocheted red baby hats. The Little Hats, Big Hearts program raises awareness of heart disease, the No. 1 killer of Americans, and congenital heart defects, the …

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