Health Care

Olathe Medical Center Holding Groundbreaking for New Cancer Center

Sept. 29, 2016

WHO: Olathe Medical Center (OMC) WHAT: OMC will hold a ceremonial groundbreaking on Thursday, Oct. 6 at 4 p.m. for its new freestanding cancer center. This building is part of OMC's multi-year $100 million expansion. The new cancer center will integrate most outpatient cancer services into one location, making state-of-the-art care more comfortable and convenient for patients using the latest ...

Park University Hosting Behavioral Health Ethics Workshop on Nov. 2

Sept. 28, 2016

Park University’s Center for Research and Training in Integrated Behavioral Health, in conjunction with McCrite Plaza at Briarcliff, will present a continuing education workshop on “Reconciling Ethical Practice with Strengths-Based, Person-Centered Care,” on Wednesday, Nov. 2. The three-hour session will begin at 9 a.m. at McCrite Plaza’s Kansas City, Mo., location, 1201 NW Tullison Road. The workshop will examine key ...

Danny Clinkscale Launches Book - Leaving Cancer for the Circus

Sept. 26, 2016

810 WHB Sportscaster, Danny Clinkscale, Book Launch Tomorrow Leaving Cancer for the Circus an American odyssey inspired by love and recovery (Kansas City, MO.) – On Tuesday, Sept. 27 at the 810 Zone, 6301A W. 135th St., Overland Park, KS in Corbin Park, Kansas City sportscaster Danny Clinkscale will launch his much anticipated book, Leaving Cancer for the Circus, an ...

Allstate Foundation and Actress Kerry Washington Kickoff Domestic Violence Awareness Month with Local Kansas City Agency

Sept. 23, 2016

KANSAS CITY, Mo September 22, 2016 – The Allstate Foundation’s campaign, Purple Purse, kicks off September 28 for a month long campaign with Hope House, bringing awareness to physical, emotional and financial domestic abuse. Hope House, was chosen for the third year in a row to be part of The Allstate Foundation Purple Purse Challenge. The Challenge, an annual competition ...

Lenexa Lions Club Vision Screenings Detect Problems at an Early Age

Sept. 22, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Margaret Moore, 913-441-6683 Or September 21, 2016 Lenexa Lions Club Vision Screenings Detect Problems at an Early Age Vision screenings for school-age children have come a long way since eye chart exams. Lions International, the largest community service organization in the world, is now conducting free eye screenings across the nation using the Welch Allyn ...

Mirabile MD suggests Medi-Weightloss to Subside Obesity Rates in Kansas City

Sept. 22, 2016

Overland Park, Kansas ( Pressreleases.kcstar ) September 22, 2016 - A recent study reveals that adult obesity rates have reduced in four states namely Minnesota, New York, Montana and Ohio, whereas the rates have taken an upward trend in Kansas and Kentucky. Increased obesity rates put individuals at increased risks for several diseases including heart disease and diabetes. Mirabile MD, ...

Johnson County Imaging Offers State of the Art 3D Mammograms

Sept. 21, 2016

September 21, 2016 Contact: JOHNSON COUNTY IMAGING Linda Young, Director Tel. #: 913.469.8998 Direct #: 913.095.0671 OR Lynn Jones, Business Development Manager Cell #: 913.485.0590 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Johnson County Imaging Offers State-of-the-Art Genius™ 3D Mammograms from Hologic Genius™ 3D MAMMOGRAPHY™ exams offered at Johnson County Imaging are clinically proven to be superior to conventional 2D exams OVERLAND ...

Nearly 100 People Participate in Tallgrass Creek’s Blue Sage Pointe Olympics

Sept. 21, 2016

OVERLAND PARK, KS (September 21, 2016) – Nearly 100 Tallgrass Creek retirement community residents, staff and family members participated in the recently-held Blue Sage Pointe continuing care neighborhood’s Olympics. The two-week event featured Wii bowling, Frisbee discus toss, Nerf gun shooting range, soda pong/bounce out, remote car races, ladder ball toss, bean bag toss, squirt gun races, and softball shotput. ...

Chronic and Cancer Pain Symposium to be hosted by The Research Foundation

Sept. 19, 2016

KANSAS CITY, Mo., (Sept. 19, 2016) – The Research Foundation will host a continuing medical education (CME)/continuing education unit (CEU) symposium this fall for physicians, nurses and allied health professionals. The 2016 Symposium on Chronic and Cancer Pain: State-Of-The-Art-Management is Friday, Nov. 4 at the Sheraton Overland Park Hotel. The symposium will offer the tools and knowledge needed to identify ...

PACE Program Expands to Wyandotte County

Sept. 19, 2016

Kansas City, KS, 9/19/16 - Midland Care announced today that PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) is now available in Wyandotte County, Kansas. A newly renovated PACE Center, offering a wide range of health care services, opens soon at 818 Ann Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas. PACE may be an option for anyone over 55 who is able ...

Shawnee Mission Health to Cast A Pink Light on Breast Cancer Awareness Month with Light the Town Pink Event

Sept. 16, 2016

Pink Lighting Ceremony to be held on September 29 at The Village Shops in Prairie Village, community encouraged to decorate homes, offices Merriam, Kan. – In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Shawnee Mission Health (SMH), in partnership with The Village Shops in Prairie Village, will “Light the Town Pink,” bringing a pink glow to the importance of breast ...

Kansas City Foot and Ankle, established in 1993 is proud to announce, The Heel Pain Center of Kansas City as a new specialized extension of Kansas City Foot and Ankle.

Sept. 14, 2016

Kansas City, MO (September 14th 2016) Kansas City Foot and Ankle CEO and Founder Dr. Mark Green, DPM, is proud to announce the addition of The Heel Pain Center of Kansas City to the Kansas City Foot and Ankle practice. Kansas City Foot and Ankle has been part of the Kansas City Medical community for over 20 years. Our success ...

KC Disability Non-profit Opens River Market Retail Location On New Streetcar Stop

Sept. 13, 2016

NEWS RELEASE: MidAmerica Alliance For Access announced today it is expanding it's services and relocating their Missouri office to the River Market, in Kansas City, Missouri at 311 Delaware Street. Starting Tuesday, October 11th, their new location will continue to provide existing services while establishing a second retail location for used and deeply discounted new medical equipment and power wheelchair/scooter ...

KC Disability Non-profit Opens River Market Retail Location On New Streetcar Stop

Sept. 12, 2016

NEWS RELEASE: MidAmerica Alliance For Access announced today it is expanding it's services and relocating their Missouri office to the River Market, in Kansas City, Missouri at 311 Delaware Street. Starting Tuesday, October 11th, their new location will continue to provide existing services while establishing a second retail location for used and deeply discounted new medical equipment and power wheelchair/scooter ...

Cardiac Arrest Survivor “Miracle Mike” Ready to Rock, Roll & Run Oct. 8

Sept. 12, 2016

KANSAS CITY, KAN. (Sept. 12, 2016) — When Michael Gibbons steps to the starting line for the first ever “Rock, Roll & Run” 5K Saturday, Oct. 8, it will be nothing short of a miracle! That’s because just a few months earlier, the 58-year-old was pronounced clinically dead after suffering cardiac arrest following his daily workout at the Bonner Springs ...

Natural Ways To Fight Arthritis Pain And Joint Stiffness In Adults

Sept. 9, 2016

Lifestyle plays an important role in controlling joint pain and inflammation. Diet is one among the main factors that can maintain the health of muscles and joints. Certain food sources are found to be very effective to treat muscle pain and joint stiffness problems. Let’s see here the natural ways to fight arthritis pain. As per studies, including food items ...

Natural Brain Power Remedies To Get Rid Of Memory Problems Effectively

Sept. 9, 2016

Proper brain memory plays an important role in performing daily life activities in better way. Both physical and psychological causes hold a prominent place in creating memory troubles. Certain herbal extracts are found to be very effective to treat memory problems. Let’s see here natural brain power remedies to get rid of memory problems. Including pistachio nuts in daily diet ...

Pain-Free Hemorrhoid Treatment Offered in Kansas City

Sept. 8, 2016

CRH O’Regan System for Hemorrhoid Treatment/Offered in Kansas City by Consultants in Gastroenterology For Immediate Release 09/08/2016 For More Information Contact: Jennifer Anderson: 816-478-7887 x220 CONSULTANTS IN GASTROENTEROLOGY RAISES AWARENESS OF CRH O’REGAN SYSTEM FOR HEMORRHOID TREATMENT (Kansas City, Missouri) Consultants in Gastroenterology is excited about a new treatment for hemorrhoids in the Kansas City Metro area. The National Institute ...

Rally to Improve Birth Kansas City on Labor Day

Sept. 7, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 7, 2016 Contact: KARA WINKLER (913-522-3249) See: HOSPITALS AND PROVIDERS IGNORE NATIONAL GUIDELINES AND VIOLATE PATIENT AUTONOMY Advocacy group appeals to nations’ obstetricians to offer greater access to vaginal birth LOCATION—Today, local women and families join thousands of others at 75 locations around the country to call for better access to vaginal birth after cesarean ...

Cardiothoracic Surgeon Joins Providence Medical Group

Sept. 6, 2016

KANSAS CITY, KAN. (Sept. 6, 2016) — Athanasios Tsiouris, M.D., a board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon, has recently joined Providence Medical Group Cardiothoracic Surgery. “There is a lot of potential here at Providence,” Dr. Tsiouris says. “I’m very interested in providing the highest level of cardiac surgical care and technique possible to patients in Wyandotte County. We have a wide range of ...

Providence and Local YMCA Team Up to Rock, Roll & Run Oct. 8

Sept. 6, 2016

KANSAS CITY, KAN. (Sept. 6, 2016) — Providence Medical Center and the YMCA of Greater Kansas City are proud to present the first annual Rock, Roll & Run Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016, at the Providence Medical Center Amphitheater, 633 N. 130th St., Bonner Springs, Kan. Proceeds benefit the Providence YMCA/Ball Family Center’s Cancer Survivorship program, as well as the YMCA ...

Tallgrass Creek Residents Explore Dance Fusion

Sept. 6, 2016

OVERLAND PARK, KS (September 6, 2016) – Tallgrass Creek retirement community residents who participate in a weekly Dance Fusion class are learning a wide range of dance styles and multi-cultural influences. And they are doing so in a setting that allows them to explore their love of dance at their own pace, expanding their individual choreographic creativity in the process. ...

Purifier Axiom Biosafety Cabinet Honored as a Finalist for R&D 100 Awards for Innovation

Sept. 6, 2016

"Never innovate to compete, innovate to change the rules of the game." -David O. Adeife Kansas City, MO–Since its release in June 2015, the Purifier® Axiom™—a Class II, Type C1 biological safety cabinet that can function in either Type A or Type B mode—has made waves in laboratory spaces across the country (like this one at Creighton University). Now, this ...

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