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  • Rockhill Orthopaedic Specialists

    Drive, devotion and perseverance It was with sheer grit, will power, and the love of God and his family, Dr. Jay Rapley was able to accomplish what others thought impossible. Story by Cheri Woodsmall    |    Sponsored Content It was Dr. Rapley’s love of sports that was the true catalyst that led him to love medicine and healing. Being ...
  • Innovative Approaches to Patient Rehabilitation with MidAmerica Rehabilitation Hospital

    Because each body is different, each rehabilitation is different. STORY BY ANN BUTENAS  |  SPONSORED CONTENT It can happen at any time and in any place. One minute things are normal… and the next minute something happens which completely and unexpectedly changes your trajectory. Whether from a stroke, car accident, fall or other injury or illness, life can become quite fragile. However, we can ...
  • Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month

    The Struggles of Today Give Strength for Tomorrow Living with MS and recently contracting COVID, the combination wages daily battles that Lisa B. is determined to win! Story by Ann Butenas More than likely you have heard of multiple sclerosis, also referred to as MS, but are you fully familiar with this disease and how it affects people who have ...
  • Patient Journey

    Walking on Level Ground A Patient’s Journey with a Hip Joint Replacement by Michael Hellman, M.D. Story by Jennifer Ale-Ebrahim Barbara Lawson first met Dr. Michael Hellman on February 14, 2020, as she presented to his office for an evaluation of her right hip. She had just returned from Elbow Key, Bahamas from a mission trip, where she and her ...
  • April is Autism Awareness Month

    Story by Cheri Woodsmall When her son Jase was a little over 2, Kari could feel something wasn’t right. Jase seemed to develop normally at first, excelling in gross motor skills and topping the charts in height and weight. Then something stopped. She could see Jase regressing instead of meeting normal toddler milestones. He lost expression and would often keep ...
  • The Extraordinary Importance of Sleep

    March 14-20, 2021 is National Sleep Awareness Week The annual event celebrates sleep health and encourages the public to prioritize sleep to improve their overall health and well-being. Story by Jeanie Edgmon I know what you are thinking right now. An article about sleep is probably only good for inducing sleep. Nay, nay, I say. If this routine task and ...
  • Are Whole Foods Worth the Hype?

    Story by Annie Eller, RD LD: contact@annieellerrd.com Phrases such as “focus on whole foods” or “avoid processed foods” have become increasingly popular over the years. There are even restaurants and health cafes dedicated to the idea that we shouldn’t be eating anything from a package. So, is there any truth to these claims? Or is this just another way to ...
  • Grief in a Time of Pandemic

    Story by Wanda Kelsey-Mendez Grief is one of our most fundamental emotions. From the first moments of life, we cry to feel better and to release emotion. We come together in families and in the community to comfort each other in our grief. The closeness of friends and families is a comfort in our times of sorrow. Early in the ...
  • Eating Meatless

    Discover Kansas City’s hidden nooks and crannies as food, wine, beer and spirits lover Dave Eckert shares their wares with a healthy twist. Follow Dave on Instagram @eatsanddrinkswithdave, and tune in Wednesdays at 5:30 pm for live chats with fun foodies from all over the world. Story by Dave Eckert    |    Intro Photo: Vegan Hash by The Farmhouse ...
  • April Recognizes Distracted Driving Awareness Month

    Story by Cheri Woodsmall “As she got in the driver’s seat, my heart jumped a bit. I knew this day was coming, but I did not know I would feel this pit in my stomach that comes along with sending your child out on the busy Kansas City roads for the first time. She was a great driver though. We ...

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