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  • Providence Medical Center

    Keeping a Steady Finger on the Pulse of Exceptional Cardiac Care Knowing the greatest wealth is health, the beat goes on for this dynamic group of interventional cardiovascular specialists who keep patients’ best interests at heart. Photos by Matt Kocourek The Providence Medical Center was recently renamed the Dr. Maria Javaid Cardiovascular Center in honor of her inspiring dedication to both her ...
  • Your Thyroid and You

    Hellman and Rosen Endocrine Associates Your Home for Diabetes and Endocrine Care Photos by Matthew Anderson Who would believe that such a little part of our body – a tiny, butterfly-shaped organ normally weighing slightly less than one ounce, located just over our larynx (or voice-box) – could be so important, but it is key to our health and well-being. ...
  • Truman Medical Center Lakewood Orthopaedics

    An Outstanding Leader in Kansas City for Overall Patient Care, Outcomes and Satisfaction. As recipient of The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal for Advanced Certification for Joint Replacement, Knees and Hips, TMC Lakewood Orthopaedics champions excellence, expertise, quality and, above all, among the best services in patient care. A true community hospital with a continuum of specialty services firmly positioned to ...
  • Dreaming of Diapers

      For some couples, having a baby is a fairly straightforward process and achieved without a problem. For others, this isn’t the case. About 7% of men (4.7 million) and 11% of women (6.7 million) of reproductive age in the United States experience fertility problems. The causes can be multiple and overlap such as failure to ovulate, structural problems in ...
  • A Clear View of Common Retinal Diseases Affecting Vision

    It is important to be aware of the warning signs of eye disease that could lead to vision loss if left untreated. If we all are lucky enough to live a long life, we will most likely encounter some issues with our eyes. Around the age of 40, vision begins to change. Perhaps reading glasses are in order or you ...
  • The Healthy Planet

    Family Raised Organic Farming This month, I kick off a new feature here in Healthy Kansas City magazine, one focusing on choices people and businesses are making locally, nationally, and internationally to help insure a healthier planet. I will be bringing you their stories, their products, and their philosophies. This month, a tale of two farmers, a local one raising ...
  • February is International Prenatal Infection Prevention Month

    While Valentine’s Day and President’s Day sales are more likely to grab headlines and attention, February is also observed by healthcare organizations worldwide as International Prenatal Infection Prevention month. Prenatal infection may not grab headlines, but it certainly should. Prenatal infection is much more prevalent and serious than people expect and can cause serious and life-long health problems for both ...
  • Be Heart Smart

    The Gift that Keeps on Giving is a Healthy, Beating Heart Lowering blood pressure and cholesterol levels are among a few ways to never miss a beat when it comes to keeping your heart healthy. There are certainly copious amounts of numbers we have to be aware of in our lives: phone numbers, birth dates, social security numbers, bank account ...
  • New Year, New You

    Improved Mood through Good Food Cheers to 2018! With the fresh New Year already here, brings forth new opportunities, challenges, and goals for your health. This naturally may stir up a big batch of emotions melting inside you. Since your health is a priority, wouldn’t be nice to kick start a mindset full of positive confidence as opposed to negative ...
  • January is National Stalking Awareness Month

    It’s Not a Joke and It’s Not Okay! Everyday law enforcement encounters a crime that has some connection to stalking. Unfortunately, this is the point when most people recognize the seriousness of stalking – after it leads to other serious crimes. January is National Stalking Awareness Month and its mission is to help educate the public about identifying and acting ...

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