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12th Annual “Strokes For Stroke” Golf Classic Benefiting the American Stroke Foundation

12th Annual “Strokes For Stroke” Golf Classic Benefiting the American Stroke Foundation

In honor of National Rehabilitation Week on Friday, September 23, 2016, MidAmerica Rehabilitation Hospital will host their 12th Annual “Strokes for Stroke” Golf Classic benefiting the American Stroke Foundation, a non-profit organization providing post-rehabilitative services to stroke survivors. About the American Stroke Foundation The American Stroke Foundation (ASF) Missouri and Kansas activity centers include speech, occupational activities of daily living, …

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7 Tips FOR BACK TO SHCOOL

Back to School!

Advice from Students, Teachers, Counselors and Parents By Rachel Lewis It’s that time of year. The beginning of the school year is once again upon us. Walk through any major retailer and the back to school advertisements and merchandise can’t be missed. It suddenly seems that everything teens should do to prepare for school comes down to buying new things. …

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Love Your Summer Skin

Hot tips for the season from the experts at Mirabile M.D. Beauty, Health & Wellness Forget the sheen that summer’s sweltering humidity often deposits on your face—achieve a beautiful, healthy shine without overhauling your entire regimen to accommodate the calendar’s rhythm. Often switching out one or two products and adding a professional skincare treatment that doesn’t require downtime will yield …

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Kids & Technology: Parental Controls for Kids’ Electronics

Parental Controls for Kids’ Electronics

By Dana Hall McCain iMOM.com Think it’s impossible to keep an eye on your kids’ use of the internet and smartphones? Not so! Today’s parental control software options make it simple and allow you to give your children levels of freedom based upon their maturity and trustworthiness. Here are some options—both high and low-tech—you might consider: 1. Mobicip. This web-based …

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Tips for Staying Cool During a Summer Run

Tips for Staying Cool During a Summer Run

1. Try Running Early in the Morning It’s the coolest, most serene part of the day, and there’s nothing like a morning run to boost your mood all day long. 2. Drink Like Crazy Even if you don’t feel thirsty, drink at least 8 oz. of fluid each hour, and more if you’re outside or tend to perspire a lot. …

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Picnics, Cook Outs and Summer Parties— Make them Safe and Satisfying

Picnics, Cook Outs and Summer Parties

By Monique Richard MS, RDN, LDN According to the CDC, 48 million Americans, or one in six people get sick from contaminated food. We’re more familiar with publicized culprits such as salmonella, E.Coli and Listeria, but there are several other harmful pathogens by lesser known names like Clostridium botulinum. Mishandling of food either from its source or en route is …

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Testosterone – A Man’s Most Vital Hormone

Testosterone

Testosterone is a man’s most vital hormone and is critical to overall health and well-being. Every man experiences a gradual decline in hormone production as he gets older. Beginning at age 30, his body starts to manufacture less and less testosterone, losing roughly one to three percent per year. Then, sometime between age 40 and 55, testosterone levels drop dramatically …

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Leaders In Minimally Invasive Surgery

Leaders In Minimally Invasive Surgery

“They have always been very considerate and attentive to my needs as well as treating me like a person, not just a patient to run through the numbers.” Doug, Advanced Surgical Associates Patient The doctors at Advanced Surgical Associates (ASA) pride themselves in caring for their patients and for staying on the leading edge when it comes to performing surgery. …

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TVH CEO and Wellness Coach Promote Health and Wellness in the Workplace

TVH CEO and Wellness Coach Promote Health and Wellness in the Workplace

TVH in the Americas (TVH) is known to its customers as the worldwide leading supplier of quality parts for the material handling and industrial equipment industry. Employees know TVH as a company that cares about their health and well-being. With over 800 employees at 11 locations across North America, it can be challenging to implement companywide health and wellness initiatives. …

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Happy Father’s Day, Dad! You’re The BEST!

Happy Father’s Day, Dad!

By Lorrie O’Leary Ritchie I was honored to write about our beloved Mom last month for Mother’s Day, especially since she passed away more than two years ago. Many times, we honor loved ones after they have passed away. This time, I thought it would be nice to honor our beloved Dad while he is still with us. SO, DAD, …

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Invest in Your Most Priceless Asset this May – Your Health

Invest in Your Most Priceless Asset this May – Your Health

The Mirabile M.D. Team helps women of all ages channel their inner beauty, health and wellness. Take control of your health Most women have heard that phrase throughout their lives—whether from a physician, best friend or the media—but in today’s fast-paced world, being responsible for personal health and well-being is even more critical. As a woman, it doesn’t matter what …

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New Minimally Invasive Treatment for Spinal Fractures

New Minimally Invasive Treatment for Spinal Fractures

Doctors Hospital recently became one of the first medical facilities in the Kansas City area to treat a vertebral compression fracture using a new implant solution called the Kiva VCF Treatment System. Vertebral compression fractures occur when a bone in the spine cracks, fractures, or collapses. This is a serious condition that frequently goes undiagnosed. Without intervention, the pain may …

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Does This Job Make Me Look Fat? How to conquer on-the-job weight gain

How to conquer on-the-job weight gain

By Medi-Weightloss, a division of Mirabile M.D. Beauty, Health & Wellness If you believe your 9 to 5 is contri-buting to weight gain, you’re not alone. In a survey conducted by Career Builder and Harris Interactive, 55% of office workers surveyed consider themselves overweight and 41% say their weight gain occurred after starting their current job. What causes on-the-job weight …

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Amy’s Story: Living Life Every Day

Living Life Every Day

As a firefighter and emergency medical technician for Kansas City, Missouri, Amy was in picture-perfect health, thriving in her job. On Dec. 18, 2012, Amy, 29, had just finished an intense workout in the on-site work gym when she collapsed with no warning, hitting her head on the back of a fire truck. Her co-workers rushed to help her, securing …

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Hormones and Weight: Finding the Right Balance

Hormones and Weight: Finding the Right Balance

By Betsy Stander, APRN Are you struggling to lose weight even when you’re doing everything ‘right’? Are you suddenly gaining weight although your diet and exercise have remained the same? Your hormones could be to blame! Hormones are important to all body functions and play a significant role in your ability to lose weight and maintain a healthy weight. There …

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Feeling Pulled Between Your Parents and Your Kids?

Feeling Pulled Between Your Parents and Your Kids?

Continuing care at Tallgrass Creek may be the solution. Today’s generation of 40 to 60 year olds find themselves in an unprecedented situation. Many members of this so-called “sandwich generation” are pulled between the needs of their children and their aging parents for whom they’re often providing full-time care. While caring for Mom or Dad can be a reward, it …

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