5 Reasons We Should All Be Eating More Berries

Raspberries, blueberries, strawberries and blackberries are taking over the produce department—and who’s not excited about that? They’re basically nature’s way of helping us lower cholesterol and fight disease in the most delicious way possible. Here are five reasons why you shouldn’t leave the store without berries in your cart this time of year. They Help … Continue reading 5 Reasons We Should All Be Eating More Berries

Postpartum Depression: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Postpartum depression is a severe form of depression, beginning either during pregnancy or after childbirth. It is a more common problem than people imagine. One large study of ten thousand participant mothers found that one out of every seven mothers with newborns experienced postpartum depression. Although postpartum depression (PPD) may begin any time in the … Continue reading Postpartum Depression: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

What is Comprehensive Disease Management (CDM)?

A Comprehensive Disease Management (CDM) program, like the one offered at Phoenix Home Care & Hospice, focuses on providing patients with palliative care and relief from symptoms, pain, and stress caused by serious illness, in addition to assisting them with completing advanced directives and discussing extended health care goals. This care can be provided alongside … Continue reading What is Comprehensive Disease Management (CDM)?

Kansas Ballet’s Wizard of Oz!

Kansas Ballet, a great supporter of Topeka Health and Wellness Magazine and of improving the healthfulness of their students through disciplined training in the art of ballet, will be presenting its 7th Annual Summer Showcase at 7:00 p.m. at Topeka Performing Arts Center on Saturday, July 27. Act I features guest artists Nicole Graniero and … Continue reading Kansas Ballet’s Wizard of Oz!

For Some, Mobility and Freedom are One and the Same

For those living with a physical challenge of any kind, the freedom to be mobile and to get around as easily as possible is just as important to them as it is to the rest of the public.   Moreover, anyone with a physical limitation wants and deserves the same opportunities as everyone else.  In … Continue reading For Some, Mobility and Freedom are One and the Same