Plastic surgery – Going beyond the surface

By Carla Skytta, DO, Kansas Medical Clinic Plastic Surgery What do you think of when you hear the question ‘What is plastic surgery?’ As a plastic surgeon, I have asked several people questions like this to gain a better perspective of what one might think we do. Their answers can include anything from repairing a... Continue Reading →

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DASH Your Way to Good Health

By Amber Groeling, RD, LD, Registered Dietitian About 70 million American adults have high blood pressure – that’s one of every three adults, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Of those, the CDC says only about half, or 52 percent, of people with high blood pressure have their condition under control. In... Continue Reading →

Massage Therapy for Seniors

By Robin B. Haag As people age, they may find themselves slowing down, feeling aches and pains in their backs and their joints that they had not noticed before. Because of those increased aches and pains, they may feel they have to decrease their activities. You do not have to feel that way. And you... Continue Reading →

Child Obesity – Why now?

By Triny Lindsay - CAGE Gymnastics, Owner These are just a few factors that are impacting childhood obesity in the nation today: Television and Media - Screen time is a major factor contributing to childhood obesity. It takes away from the time children spend being physically active, leads to increased snacking in front of the... Continue Reading →

Old Age Ain’t for Sissies!

As we age, our lives change. There comes a time when we start to need more help. Perhaps you need help with yard work or with paying bills. Maybe you need help with shopping and meal preparation. Or maybe you need help getting to and from the bathroom and getting ready for the day. We... Continue Reading →

The Triad of Healthy Aging

By Dennis Grindel There truly is a Triad to Healthy Aging. They are all interconnected and they are all vitally important as we age! If the old adage is true, and we actually are what we eat, then DIET is the top of our triad. Eating healthy is a key component to physical and mental... Continue Reading →

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