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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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Try These 5 Diabetes Tips!

Try These 5 Diabetes Tips!

First things first – what is diabetes? Diabetes is a condition that prevents the body from properly using energy from food. This condition occurs when the body can’t use glucose (a type of sugar) normally. Glucose is the main source of energy for the body’s cells. The levels of glucose in the blood are controlled by a hormone called insulin, …

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How To Create a House Cleaning TimeTable

How To Create a House Cleaning TimeTable

By Tara Aronson What is the optimal house cleaning timetable for you? When it comes to a cleaning schedule, there aren’t any hard and fast rules that apply to everyone. That’s because each home has different traffic patterns and different amounts of time spent at home each day. But you can easily determine a housecleaning schedule that will provide you …

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CHANGE OF HEART

CHANGE OF HEART

Make National Heart Health Month your time to lose excess weight and improve heart health with Medi-Weightloss®. No doubt you’ve read headlines or watched television reports on the proven connection between weight loss and heart health. Losing just five or 10 percent of your body weight, or BMI, can reduce your risk of heart attack or stroke. In fact, James …

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Dr. Matt Daggett Brings the Newest Orthopedic Shoulder and Knee Procedures Home to Kansas City

Dr. Matt Daggett Brings the Newest Orthopedic Shoulder and Knee Procedures Home to Kansas City

By Lori Oswald Advanced Orthopedic and Sports Medicine (AOSM) in Lee’s Summit has created an orthopedic practice focused on musculoskeletal health, service, and quality care. The AOSM Team provides every patient with an individualized approach by providing elite care, recovery programs and education for patients and family members. With a quality team on board, you will find that the AOSM …

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Humor is Good Medicine for the Heart

Humor is Good Medicine for the Heart

The Health Benefits of Humor and Laughter By David Naster “A merry heart doeth good like a medicine…” That is a quote from Proverbs 17:22 and since this is American Heart Month, I will prove the accuracy of that quote. I have been a professional comedian for over 40 years. Besides just making people laugh, I have created You Just …

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Cardiovascular Disease – How Inflammation, Oxidation, Nutrition and Sensitivity to Insulin Affect the Heart

Cardiovascular Disease

Presented by The Healthy Living Clinic “Heart disease is caused by so much more than high cholesterol,” says Dr. Charles Andrews, the clinic director at the Healthy Living Clinic. “It is influenced by nutrition, inflammation, oxidation and sensitivity to insulin.” The Healthy Living Clinic was created by doctors and nutritionists who are trained to go beyond drug therapies and address …

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10 Valentine’s Ideas For Your Family

10 Valentine’s Ideas for Your Family

Valentines Day doesn’t have to be just for “couples.”  Include your kids or grandkids to make this Valentine’s Day extra special. 1. Ask the kids to tell you how they think Valentine’s Day began. Write down what they say. Then do some research with the children, online or at the library, and see if their ideas are correct. 2. Designate …

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Your Gift to Yourself – the Best Year Ever!

Your Gift to Yourself – the Best Year Ever!

Treat yourself to 365 days of feeling good and looking great. The holidays are over and decorations put away. The presents you so carefully chose for family and friends were greeted—as always—with “You give the best gifts!” and “How did you know it’s just what I wanted?” Now it’s time to think about the coming year—and to put yourself at …

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Treating Age Spots

Treating Age Spots

By KMC Dermatology and MedSpa Age spots — also called liver spots and solar lentigines — are flat tan, brown or black spots. They vary in size and usually appear on the face, hands, shoulders and arms — areas most exposed to the sun. Age spots are very common in adults older than age 50. But, younger people can get …

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Making Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick

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Lose weight? Check. Start exercising? Check. Stop smoking? Check. It can be daunting when your list of New Year’s Resolutions is as long as your holiday shopping list. In addition to the post-holiday slump, not being able to keep your resolutions by February, March or even late January may increase your anxiety. When your holiday decorations are packed up and …

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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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Grief and the Holidays

Grief and the Holidays

“Holidays are time spent with loved ones” was imprinted on our psyche from a young age. Holidays mark the passage of time in our lives. They are part of the milestones we share with each other and they generally represent time spent with family. They bring meaning to certain days, and we bring much meaning back to them. But since …

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4 Tips to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

Holiday Weight Gain

By Paula Lawrence, Medi-Weightloss® The Holiday Season! A time filled with family gatherings, social outings and…heavy calorie consumption. Along with all the joy and cheer, the holiday season brings an abundance of rich foods, sweet treats and high caloric cocktails. Looking for ways to enjoy the season without weight gain? Here are 4 Tips to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain: 1.   …

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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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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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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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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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