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“Keep Fighting” Against Breast Cancer

“Keep Fighting” Against Breast Cancer

Local Pop Artist Donates 50% of “Keep Fighting” iTunes sales during October to Susan G. Komen Kansas City pop artist Nate Evans has partnered with the Susan G. Komen Greater Kansas City organization and will be donating 50% of his album sales on iTunes through October 31st. His most recent single and music video “Keep Fighting” showcases the will to …

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Shooting Pain in the Ball of Your Foot?

Shooting Pain in the Ball of Your Foot

By Dr. Thomas F. Bembynista, DPM Shooting pain in the ball of the foot is most likely caused by a neuroma which is a form of nerve inflammation that causes burning, shooting, or throbbing pain. It is commonly caused by an injury or shoes that are too tight. The location of the pain—often referred to as Morton’s Neuroma—is usually between …

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Leading-Edge Technology Addresses Female Health Issues

Addresses Female Health Issues

Revolutionary, non-invasive treatment helps women reclaim sexual health, address incontinence and more. Let’s face it. There are female health-related topics so personal and delicate that you don’t want to discuss them with anyone—even with your best friend. At the top of the forbidden list for most women is the issue of vaginal and pelvic floor health. Ranging from vaginal laxity …

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MidAmerica Rehabilitation Hospital Celebrates the Power of Rehabilitation During National Rehabilitation Week

MidAmerica Rehabilitation Hospital Celebrates the Power of Rehabilitation During National Rehabilitation Week

National Rehabilitation Week is observed September 20 – 26, 2015, and highlights the importance of rehabilitation, patient successes as well as the clinicians providing the care to get patients back to doing the things they love. During this week, MidAmerica Rehabilitation Hospital joins hospitals across the country to celebrate a “Passport to Independence,” focusing on rehabilitation medicine and the many …

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JOIN KC CHIEFS TRAVIS KELCE’S CATCHES FOR KIDS CHALLENGE!

JOIN KC CHIEFS TRAVIS KELCE’S CATCHES FOR KIDS CHALLENGE!

If you needed one more reason to cheer for the Kansas City Chiefs, Pro Bowl tight end Travis Kelce has it. Number 87 just launched a new project that will get you cheering for the Chiefs and Kansas City kids. Travis Kelce`s “Catches for Kids” program raises money to support sports programs for nearly 2,000 kids at the Boys & …

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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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GET RELIEF FROM CHRONIC PAIN

GET 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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The Patriots’ Run – SHOW YOUR PATRIOTISM

The Patriots' Run

SEPTEMBER 11, 2016 As we commemorate 9/11, we thank and honor those who serve our country. Once again runners from across America are heading to Olathe, KS to commemorate the tragic events that took place on 9/11/01. The annual Patriots’ Run began as an idea that we needed an event to remember these tragic events. Even more importantly, we needed …

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Take Your Weight Loss Goals to the Pros

Take Your Weight Loss Goals to the Pros

Medically supervised Medi-Weightloss® program combines nutrition and taking off those unwanted pounds. Sherry, like many people, thought she knew the trick to losing weight. “Eat less, avoid excess carbs and sweets, exercise more,” says the 59-year-old Kansas City, Missouri, resident. “Pretty simple, right?” Following a year of trying to shed unwanted pounds on her own, the frustrated woman decided she …

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Running Injuries, Be Gone!

Running Injuries, Be Gone!

Dr. Kirk Iodice, Official Chiropractor for the KC Smoke Elite Running Club and Kansas City T-Bones, specializes in getting runners back on the road Advanced Healthcare & Sports Injury (AHSI) is an independently owned healthcare facility that offers a cutting edge treatment model. They combine highly effective therapies that have proven to get most athletes, particularly runners, back to their …

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McCarthy Auto Group and Lauren Wants To Know

Bringing Health & Wellness to the Local Community

Promote Healthier Living by Supporting the Health & Wellmobile By Elizabeth Kelley The Health & Wellmobile, made possible by Diagnostic Imaging Centers, P.A., and several local partners is a massive consumer health education and wellness screening program designed to promote healthier living among local community residents while providing an opportunity for consumers to receive basic health screenings, scans and education …

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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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