Health Care

Wyandotte County Releases Study on Health Disparities & Socioeconomic Limitations: Race, Redlining, Infant Mortality

Dec. 5, 2016

H.E.A.T: A NEW 3 YEAR STUDY SHOWS INEQUALITY IN WYANDOTTE COUNTY, KANSAS Socioeconomic Limitations: Race, Redlining, Infant Mortality, Lead Poisoning, Length of Life and Healthcare Access KANSAS CITY, KS (NOV 2016) A new study released today by the Community Health Council of Wyandotte County (CHC) entitled H.E.A.T (Health Equity Action Transformation) will reveal problems related to health and health outcomes, ...

Mental Health Classes for Families

Dec. 2, 2016

NAMI will offer 4 KC Metro Classes for its Family-to-Family Program beginning Jan., 2017. NAMI Family-to-Family is a free 12-session education program for family caregivers of adults living with mental illness. Mental illness includes major depression, major anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), borderline personality disorder and schizophrenia. The course provides a broad perspective that will help parents, ...

How To Improve Sex Time Naturally With Herbal Libido Boosters?

Dec. 1, 2016

Lasting longer in bed is essential to enjoy intimate moments. You can make use of herbal booster remedies like Masti capsules to strengthen reproductive organs and increase sex time in bed to offer her mesmerizing sexual pleasure. Key ingredients in Masti capsules are Lauh, Shatavari, Bang Bhasma, Tulsi, Abhrak Bhasma, Shilajit, Kaunch, Ashwagandha, Dalchini, Jaiphal, Ras Sindoor Bhasma, Talmakhana, Gokhru, ...

How To Get Rid Of Weak Erection With Herbal Sexual Enhancement Pills?

Dec. 1, 2016

If you are suffering from erection problems and unable to offer her intense sexual pleasure in the coitus, you can make use of herbal sexual enhancement pills. Males, who are searching online for how to get rid of weak erection, will get ended up in choosing chemical based pills for immediate cure. However, such pills are manufactured using harmful chemicals ...

Hanukkah Glow Party set for Dec. 17

Nov. 28, 2016

There’s nothing more fun than celebrating a holiday together with family, friends, food and frivolity! That’s exactly what’s in store for the community’s first Hanukkah Glow Party Beyachad Chogegim -Together We Celebrate, on Saturday evening, Dec. 17 in the Social Hall of the Jewish Community Campus, 5801 W. 115th St., in Overland Park. (This year, Hanukkah officially begins at sundown ...

RSVP Med Spa introduces Referral Program for Customers

Nov. 24, 2016

Overland Park, Kansas ( Pressreleases.kcstar ) November 24, 2016 - RSVP Med Spa has announced a referral program allowing customers to earn a $50 credit for every friend or colleague they refer. The referred client must purchase a service valued at $100 or more to be eligible for the credit. Through this referral program, the company aims to create awareness ...

Reach Out and Read Kansas City Provides 1 Millionth Book to Local Family

Nov. 22, 2016

KANSAS CITY, KS, (November 18, 2016) — Reach Out and Read Kansas City is delivering their 1 millionth book at 11 a.m. on Friday, December 1st at the University of Kansas Hospital’s Pediatric Clinic (Level 3, Medical Office Building, 2052 Olathe Blvd). The millionth book will be given to a local family after their son’s 4 month well-child visit. Executive ...

Crash for Cash Wheelchair Rugby Fundraiser to Raise Money for Local Team

Nov. 21, 2016

KANSAS CITY, MO (November 21, 2016) — The KC Revolution Wheelchair Rugby Club invites Kansas City athletes of all ability levels, both those with and without disabilities, to participate in the Crash for Cash Wheelchair Rugby Fundraiser. On December 10, 2016, teams will try their hand at wheelchair rugby and compete for bragging rights. Crash for Cash will take place ...

Theatre in the Park Announces 2017 season including show at new arts & heritage center

Nov. 18, 2016

The Theatre in the Park’s (TTIP) 48th season will feature three premieres and three modern era American musical theatre classics. “Grease” is the word, as TTIP will open the new Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center (AHC) with the Broadway and hit movie musical, GREASE, in the Spring 2017. Monty Python’s hilarious SPAMALOT will be the first production on TTIP’s ...

Jewish Film Festival set for January 2017

Nov. 18, 2016

Kansas City’s 2017 Jewish Film Festival (KCJFF) will feature six diverse films from Israel and beyond. Now in its 18th year, The Festival is presented by the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City, (The J) opens Sunday evening, Jan. 8 and continues through Sunday Jan. 22. All the films will be screened in The White Theatre at the Jewish ...

SevenDays 2017 announced; Peace walk moves to Union Station

Nov. 18, 2016

(Kansas City) – In the continued effort to overcome tragedy produced by hatred, bigotry and ignorance, SevenDays™ Make a Ripple, Change the World will take place for the third year in the Greater Kansas City area Tuesday, April 18 through Monday, April 24, 2017. SevenDays™ 2017 continues the healing journey following the murders that took the lives of Dr. William ...

Intouch Solutions Promotes Nine Kansas City Employees

Nov. 17, 2016

KANSAS CITY (November 17, 2016) — Intouch Solutions proudly announces the promotion of nine employees in its Kansas City office. A leading marketing agency serving the pharmaceutical industry, Intouch Solutions has seen rapid expansion over the past five years and actively promotes within the 650-person firm. The nine employees include: Cara Neill, group account director, joined the Intouch team in ...

CHILDREN’S MERCY TO RECEIVE GIFT OF 25 IPADS FOR NEW LENDING LIBRARY

Nov. 16, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 15, 2016 Pads for P?ds contact: Leah Schaal, Program Manager 763-271-4967 or lschaal@padsforpeds.org CHILDREN’S MERCY TO RECEIVE GIFT OF 25 IPADS FOR NEW LENDING LIBRARY K.C. Chiefs Travis Kelce to attend launch with Pads for P?ds Kansas City, MO, - November 15, 2016 The Pads for P?ds organization will host an open house on Tuesday December ...

Alzheimer’s Association Specialty License Plate

Nov. 16, 2016

With the passing of HB2473 last legislative session, the Kansas DMV is now accepting applications Alzheimer’s disease awareness license plates. With each purchase, $25 of the $30 application fee will be given to the Alzheimer’s Association, to pay for research and services provided by the association. With over 51,000 Kansans effected by Alzheimer’s disease this issue is near and dear ...

Florence Shattuck Brings Her Artistic Passion to Tallgrass Creek

Nov. 15, 2016

OVERLAND PARK, KS (November 15, 2016) – Tallgrass Creek resident Florence Shattuck, a former resident of Vermont, brought her artistic passion with her when she moved to the retirement community earlier this year to be close to her two daughters who live in nearby Leawood, Kansas, and Brookside, Missouri. She is an accomplished artist known for her watercolors of peaceful, ...

Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care Releases Coloring Book

Nov. 15, 2016

Auto Repair Brand Provides Car-Themed Coloring and Activities Book to be Distributed to Children’s Hospitals in Kansas City KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care has made a name for itself by offering customer experiences that are honest and transparent – and now the brand is going a step further to ingrain itself into Kansas City. Cottman ...

Midwest Aortic & Vascular Institute adds office-based procedure services

Nov. 14, 2016

Endovascular Suite provides services in office setting outside of the hospital KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Nov. 14, 2016) – Midwest Aortic & Vascular Institute – the area’s largest vascular surgery practice – is offering office-based procedures at its Northland location. Patients in need of uncomplicated procedures to diagnose, evaluate and treat a variety of vascular conditions may now have them performed ...

Erickson Advantage at Tallgrass Creek Receives 5 Star Rating

Nov. 8, 2016

OVERLAND PARK, KS (November 8, 2016) -- Erickson Advantage, a Medicare Advantage plan offered to residents of Tallgrass Creek retirement community, has for the second year in a row received a rating of 5 out of 5 Stars for the Medicare 5 Star Rating. Erickson Advantage is 1 of only 14 Medicare Advantage (MA-PD) plans out of 364 plans across ...

Tallgrass Creek Cocktail Hour Fundraiser Raises $13,000 for Resident Care

Nov. 1, 2016

OVERLAND PARK, KS (October 31, 2016) -- "Creating a Spirit of Giving," a cocktail hour fundraiser, raised $13,000 for Tallgrass Creek retirement community's Resident Care Fund. This fund assists residents in the event they deplete their assets. Attendees (some of whom are seen in photo) enjoyed phenomenal wine and dinner. They had a bird's-eye view from outside the campus' the ...

English Bulldog Dressed as Lady Gaga Wins Tallgrass Creek’s Pet Costume Parade

Nov. 1, 2016

OVERLAND PARK, KS (October 31, 2016) – Bentley, an English Bulldog dressed as Lady Gaga, is this year’s winner of Tallgrass Creek’s Pet Costume Parade. He was selected Top Dog from among a field of 15 contestants that represented an assortment of dog breeds -- inclusive of English Cocker Spaniel, German Shepherd, Bolognese, Boxer, Maltese Shih Tzu, Beagle, Schnauzer, and ...

Tallgrass Creek’s Woodworkers Create it All

Nov. 1, 2016

OVERLAND PARK, KS(October 31, 2016) -- From doll cradles to book shelves to beautifully-crafted ink pens, Tallgrass Creek retirement community’s wood workers design and create it all. The handy group which formed right after Tallgrass Creek opened its doors in 2007, set up shop in a space behind the Sunflower Bistro, a popular lunch and happy hour spot. Recently the ...

Health Partnership Clinic Opens Only 340B Pharmacy in Johnson County

Oct. 26, 2016

Health Partnership Clinic (HPC), a federally qualified health center, has recently opened the only 340B pharmacy in Johnson County. The new, in-house Pharmacy, which opened in mid-October, is located in HPC’s Olathe Clinic, 407 S. Clairborne Road, Suite 104, phone 913-276-7000. The Pharmacy services are only available to HPC patients. The HPC Pharmacy will host an open house for the ...

Ansera Analytics Awarded $1.04 Million Phase II SBIR Grant by U.S. Department of Defense

Oct. 26, 2016

Olathe-based company will evaluate next generation of tools that keep military safe in hazardous threat environments OLATHE, Kan. — Ansera Analytics, LLC (Ansera), an Olathe, Kan.-based biotech company, was awarded a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant by the U.S. Department of Defense to continue research, development and validation of the next generation of the Army’s Chemical, Biological, ...

Peek-N-Boo Bash at ON Broadway Rooftop to Benefit The Grooming Project

Oct. 26, 2016

ON Broadway, a new rooftop venue located at 2101 Broadway will host a Halloween themed party on Thursday, October 27th for The Grooming Project. Doors open at 7pm, tickets are $25 each and can be purchased at http://bit.ly/Peek-N-Boo-Bash About The Grooming Project The Grooming Project is the pilot program of Empowering the Parents to Empower the Child (EPEC). EPEC is ...


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