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  • University Health Women’s Care

    Uniquely Helping Women through All Phases of Life University Health Women’s Care offers patients a broad range of services spanning the spectrum of obstetrics, gynecology, urogynecology, hormones and aging issues with a uniquely personal touch. Being the best is often associated with being number one. Being unique is even better, as it means you are one-of-a-kind. University Health Women’s Care ...
  • Sickle Cell aWAREness Foundation

    A Kansas City Chief Runs Forward to Find a Cure Spencer Ware is a crusader on a mission to educate, encourage and ultimately find a cure for this inherited blood disorder. As a running back for the Kansas City Chiefs, Spencer Ware is no stranger to sweet victories and celebratory triumphs. He made NFL headlines in 2016 running for 921 ...
  • Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care: Here to Help

    It’s not always possible to change the outcome for someone, but through hospice, there is a way to fill the journey with love and compassion. Every life is precious, and everyone matters through the last moments of their lives. Kansas City Hospice & Palliative Care fully understands this, and while their amazing team of compassionate caregivers and volunteers may not ...
  • Rehabilitation Services

    Helping Patients Return to Doing the Things They Love to Do Getting patients to the highest level of functional independence is the primary goal of rehabilitation. It’s easy to take our daily activities for granted. We walk the dog, mow the lawn, vacuum the house or play some basketball. We most often don’t give a second thought about having to ...
  • Don’t Miss a Beat in Women’s Heart Health

    If there was a disease that took the lives of over one million Americans every year, over half of those being women, we’d likely know quite a bit about it and actively work to prevent it in our own lives, wouldn’t we? There is such as disease and the truth is, as a community of American women, we do not ...
  • Shining A Light on AMD Awareness and Glaucoma Awareness Months

    The importance of getting annual eye exams throughout our lives is indisputable. Ignoring changes in vision or skipping eye examinations at any age puts our most precious faculty at risk. Risks such as Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and Glaucoma, however, increase significantly as we age. January marks Glaucoma Awareness Month followed by AMD Awareness Month in February, and we at ...
  • Cancer: Transcending Every Border and Barrier to Unite

    We talk about cancer in almost every issue of Healthy Kansas City, so why do we want to highlight World Cancer Day? Because it is the one cancer initiative that transcends every border and barrier to unite us against a common, wretched, and formidable foe — cancer. Honored each year on February 4th, World Cancer Day provides a collective “war ...
  • January is Cervical Health Month

    Cervical Cancer Prevention Requires Both Quality Health Care and Comfort in Talking about Sexual Health The National Cervical Cancer Coalition (NCCC), a program of the American Sexual Health Association (ASHA), recognizes January as Cervical Health Awareness Month and urges every woman to make a New Year’s resolution to talk with their health care provider about cervical health! Each year in ...
  • The Post-Holiday Bulge

    It’s Time to Undo the Damage! When it comes to getting back into shape after indulging over the holidays, will you lean towards excuses or work towards results? Here it comes. That post-holiday bloating, lethargy and overall feeling of the “blahs.” These are the “gifts” we receive after over-indulging throughout the season of festivities. Getting back into shape may feel ...
  • Legal Affairs

    The Future of Healthcare What Can You Expect It’s no secret that the healthcare marketplace has changed. Historically, physician services have been driven by patient needs, but there are now multiple financial and regulatory issues that influence how and when physician services are provided to patients. This is the first of a series of articles discussing the changes in the ...

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