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  • Eliminating the Hours and Miles

    MidAmerica Cancer Care meets its patients where they live, work, and play, providing the same level of care no matter the community it serves. Story by Ann Butenas    |    Photography by Matt Kocourek    |    Sponsored Content What constitutes a rural community? As defined by the Census Bureau, rural refers to “any population, housing, or territory not in an urban area.” ...
  • Transform Your Finances

    left to right… Dakota McKinsey – NMLS #1978694, Shelli Mason – NMLS #571004, Dominique Bloom – NMLS #636866, Lori Funk – NMLS #720438, Kenton McNeill – NMLS #1220820 and Jessica Freeman – NMLS #1166955 For a true concierge service in Private Banking, Physician Loan Services, and Wealth Management, Arvest offers a thoughtful and integrated approach to all of your banking ...
  • The Longest Day Can Be Anything You Want It To Be

    Story by Alzheimer’s Association The summer solstice, June 21, 2022 is the longest day of the year — the day with the most light. It is also the day when advocates for increasing Alzheimer’s awareness and those fighting for a prevention or cure celebrate their fundraising efforts. The second signature fundraiser of the Alzheimer’s Association — The Longest Day — is ...
  • KC Farm School

    Story by Dave Eckert After a long and unpredictable winter, spring has official spung here in Kansas City. That has me thinking of planting my fresh herbs, tomatoes, and peppers. It also has me thinking of the people who do that, and so much more, every day. I dug a little deeper into one such organization recently-The KC Farm School ...
  • Food, Science and Health

    The Mediterranean Diet, largely known for being both healthy and delicious, is also a great complement to your overall mental health and emotional well-being. Story by Ann Butenas Known as a plant-based diet and touted for all of its health benefits, the Mediterranean Diet has become an integral part of the eating plan for many people over the years. No ...
  • High-Frequency Approach to PDN

    If painful diabetic neuropathy (PDN) has sidelined you, there is hope and promise with a new treatment approach. Story by Ann Butenas   |   Sponsored Content What is painful diabetic neuropathy? Labeled as the silent killer, diabetes is the main cause of PDN. According to the National Institute of Health (NIH), roughly 50% of diabetic patients develop PDN. The disease manifests ...
  • The Heartbeat of Healthcare

    MidAmerica Rehabilitation Hospital honors the contributions of its highly specialized nursing team, not only during National Nurses Week, but every day of the year. Story by Ann Butenas Intro Photo left to right... Kerri-Ann Villanueva, CNA, Sarah Too, CNA and Jami Stephens, CNA It’s been said a nurse is just another word to describe someone strong enough to tolerate everything ...
  • Removing Race from Diagnosing Kidney Disease and Addressing Health Inequities

    Story courtesy of National Kidney Foundation COVID-19 and its disproportionate impact on people of color revealed the continued social and racial inequities that still exist in our healthcare system today. These continued racial inequities in this country have led to serious discussions in the medical community regarding the use of race in medicine. Background Diagnosing kidney disease (also known as ...
  • Peace of Mind

    To help you focus on what matters most Story by Sarah Ruttle When a loved one is facing a serious illness or near the end of their life, it can be an especially challenging time for all family members. Young children may not fully understand what is happening, but feel the changes to their routine, the absence of a parent ...
  • Sleep, Health and Your Wellness

    Story by David Turkowitch, Research Assistant in the Sleep Health and Wellness Lab The fountain of youth does exist (metaphorically, of course). The real grace of this otherwise fictional lore sweeps across the world nightly as everyone lays down to rest. Sleep can be said to be the bedrock to health, foundational for nearly every, if not, every single facet ...

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