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Give Your Guy the Gift of Wellness for Father’s Day

Give Your Guy the Gift of Wellness for Father’s Day

June is Men’s Health Month Skip the tie or barbecue tools for Father’s Day. Instead, help the man you love discover new vitality and well-being at Mirabile M.D. Beauty, Health and Wellness. Often, that journey starts with bio-identical hormone replacement therapy. “While the majority of our patients seeking help for hormonal imbalance are women,” says James Mirabile, M.D., FACOG, medical …

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Tips for a Healthy Prostate:

Tips for a Healthy Prostate:

Reduce inflammatory foods – Avoid sugar, processed foods, fried foods, red meat, processed meats, gluten and alcohol to keep your prostate healthy. Increase anti-inflammatory foods – Consuming a diet rich in organic fruits and vegetables, Omega 3’s (from Wild Alaskan Salmon), high fiber foods, walnuts and especially pumpkin seeds will help to reduce inflammation. Reduce stress – Stress increases inflammation, …

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Relay For Life, Relay For Hope

Relay For Life, Relay For Hope

In May 1985, Dr. Gordy Klatt walked and ran for 24 hours around a track in Tacoma, Washington, ultimately raising $27,000 to help the American Cancer Society fight the nation’s biggest health concern, cancer. Since those first steps, the Relay For Life movement has grown into a worldwide phenomenon, raising nearly $5 billion to fight cancer. At Relay For Life …

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God Our Father – A Father’s Day Tribute

God Our Father - A Father’s Day Tribute

By Ross Johnson, Lead Pastor, Gathering Pointe Church Growing up, I idolized my dad. He was a man’s man. He was hard working, working two jobs for many years of my childhood. He is a Vietnam Vet having served two tours, awarded a Purple Heart and Uncommon Valor. His hands, scarred and calloused from years of turning wrenches as a …

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Is Having a Tan Worth the Risk?

Is Having a Tan Worth the Risk

By Meena Singh, M.D In the United States, there are more new cases of skin cancer than breast, prostate, lung, and colon cancers combined. Over two million people are diagnosed annually. As a dermatologic surgeon, I am kept quite busy treating skin cancers with Mohs Micrographic Surgery, which is the standard of care for treating higher risk skin cancers. The …

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Relief from Chronic Pain

RELIEF FROM CHRONIC PAIN

Millions of people suffer every day from chronic (long-term) or acute (short-term) pain. KC Pain is the Midwest’s largest, most comprehensive, full-time pain management group. We are specialists in the management of your pain because we believe that “Life Shouldn’t Hurt.” Due to the complexities of pain, it is extremely important to have physicians with specialized knowledge and skills to …

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Thanks, Dad!

Thanks Dad

“Thanks!” Such a small word to convey the heartfelt gratitude I feel for my Dad – for the wonderful Father and person he is. It is a blessing to get to wish my Dad “Happy Father’s Day” yet another year! Words can’t express how thankful I am that our Dad is still with us, at nearly age 89! Amazingly, he’s …

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A Mom’s Real-Life Weight Loss

A Mom’s Real-Life Weight Loss

Holly Elliott wanted to lose weight without judgment and found a sensible strategy that also changed her family’s relationship with food. Over the years, Holly Elliott of Lee’s Summit has taken countless weight-loss programs for a spin. From DIY plans and one-off and fad diets to weekly weigh-in meetings, the 43-year-old mom of two teens has tried multiple methods to …

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Protect Yourself From Skin Cancer This Summer

Protect Yourself From Skin Cancer This Summer

By Tiffany Engelken, APRN-C As our outdoor activities get into full swing, it is that time of year to review the dos and don’ts of sun protection. Sun exposure is the number one modifiable risk factor in the prevention of skin cancer. Sun exposure causes about 90 percent of all skin cancers. Statistics: The statistics are a compelling reminder of …

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Epidural Steroid Injections

Epidural Steroid Injections

Epidural steroid injections are a commonly used treatment for many forms of low back, leg, neck and arm pain. This treatment method has been utilized since the 1950’s and offers a non-surgical option for management of the pain associated with both neck and lower back problems. The goal of the injections is to help alleviate pain and many times the …

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Proven Treatment Offers Hope for Men Suffering Enlarged Prostate

Men Suffering Enlarged Prostate

Enlarged Prostate Affects Nearly 40 million men in the United States (1) Urologist Dr. Mike Kozminski of Phoenix Urology in St. Joseph,MO recently sat down with Kansas City Health and Wellness Magazine to talk about a common condition that many of his patients face: benign prostatic hyperplasia, commonly known as enlarged prostate or BPH. In fact, over 70 percent of …

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Exercise Therapy Can Help Manage Many Conditions

Exercise Therapy Can Help Manage Many Conditions

We’re all aware that exercise is a vital component for keeping our bodies healthy and strong. And, we know that exercise helps to strengthen our muscles and support our skeletal system – that’s why it’s often used to treat conditions and injuries associated with the spine, joints, and nervous system. However, did you know that exercise therapy is also effective …

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A Tribute to Billy Graham Evangelist to the World 1918 – 2018

Ruth and Billy Graham, college sweethearts at their home in Montreat.

“My one purpose in life is to help people find a personal relationship with God, which i believe comes from knowing christ.” – Billy Graham On Feb. 21, 2018, Billy Graham passed away at age 99 after a lifetime of ministry. His son, Franklin Graham shared, “Since 1947, some 215 million people at more than 400 crusades, simulcasts and evangelistic …

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5 Things You Should Know About Colon Cancer That Could Save Your Life!

5 Things You Should Know About Colon Cancer That Could Save Your Life!

By American Cancer Society March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, a time to consider the potentially lifesaving actions we can all take to prevent and detect this disease. Colorectal cancer is a major public health concern: it is the second leading cause of cancer death among men and women combined. But it’s important to remember that this is a disease …

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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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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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