Health Care

Sara Wolverton, Personal Trainer at Jennifer Shelton Balance achieves ACSM certification

May 24, 2015

Jennifer Shelton Balance is pleased to announce Sara Wolverton has achieved her American College of Sports Medicine certification. Jennifer Shelton Balance works throughout the Kansas City Metro with clients in all phases of moving towards healthier lifestyles. The Jennifer Shelton Balance organization believes that in finding balance in every aspect of life you are able to achieve a healthier, happier ...

KEY ASTHMA BUDGET ITEM SIGNED INTO LAW IN MISSOURI

May 21, 2015

(ST. LOUIS, MO) — Medicaid will begin reimbursing Missouri healthcare providers that perform home assessments and asthma education to high-risk children with severe asthma, beginning July 1, 2015. Missouri Governor Jay Nixon approved a $500,000 line item in the state’s budget to provide for these reimbursements. Missouri is one of a small number of states to pass legislation directly in ...

Olathe Cancer Survivor Returns to Capital Hill to Advocate for Cancer Funding

May 20, 2015

For a fifth consecutive year, Leesa Gabel from Olathe, KS will be traveling to Washington, DC to meet with members of Congress from Kansas’ 3rd District to discuss 2016 appropriations requests and to share her personal cancer story. Leesa will be attending the One Voice Against Cancer Lobby Day, June 8-9, as a representative from the LIVESTRONG Foundation and her ...

Seven Shawnee Mission Primary Care Offices and Shawnee Mission Geriatric Center Earn National Recognition for Patient-Centered Care

May 19, 2015

DATE: May 19, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Morgan Schaeffer 913-789-5570, cell 785-845-0961 Merriam, Kan. – The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) announced that all seven Shawnee Mission Primary Care Practices and the Shawnee Mission Geriatric Center have received NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition for fostering a team that provides centralized, comprehensive, and coordinated primary care. The NCQA ...

Missouri Hospice and Palliative Care Association helps MoDOC implement New Hospice Training Program

May 19, 2015

On May 15, 2015, the Missouri Hospice and Palliative Care Association in partnership with the Missouri Department of Corrections launched a comprehensive hospice training that will positively impact those affected by end of life in the prison population. This first training for offenders, who volunteer their time to care for the terminally ill, was held at the Jefferson City Correctional ...

Mirabile M.D Saves Corporate America, 1 Kg at a Time!

May 18, 2015

Overland Park, Kansas ( Pressreleases.kcstar ) May 18, 2015 - Mirabile M.D, Beauty, Health and Wellness, founded by Dr. James Mirabile, M.D offers to individuals a holistic solution to one's own health. With treatments ranging from hormone replacement in Kansas City, to weight loss, cosmetic treatments and even gynecology services, this conveniently located centre has been instrumental in synergizing medical ...

For immediate release - ProPharma Group Acquires Minnesota-based PROSAR

May 14, 2015

Overland Park, Kansas, May 13, 2015 – ProPharma Group, a comprehensive compliance services company serving the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries, today announced its acquisition of PROSAR, a provider of pharmacovigilance and medical information services. This acquisition brings PROSAR together with international medical information service provider, PI ARM, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ProPharma Group. Headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota, ...

Nudists to Salute Military in and out of Uniform

May 13, 2015

Prairie Haven nudist resort and campground will honor the service of veterans and active military service personnel this Memorial Day weekend. Any guest at check in showing a military ID or proof of military service is eligible to visit Memorial Day weekend free of charge. This includes access to a tent site or use of a cabin or RV site ...

MIDWEST TRANSPLANT NETWORK TO AWARD EXCELLENCE IN DONATION TO HOSPITALS AND INDIVIDUALS

May 13, 2015

WESTWOOD, Kan. – May 13, 2015 – Midwest Transplant Network will recognize our partnership in saving lives through organ and tissue donation by presenting the Excellence in Donation Awards to hospitals and individuals in our service area at a ceremony on Thursday, May 14 at 5:30 p.m. Based on 2014 donation outcomes, hospitals receiving the Organ Conversion Excellence Award had ...

Brookside Health Initiative Starts Saturday 5/9

May 7, 2015

Fit Formula Launches Brookside Health Initiative - Saturday Morning Community Yoga (Stretch) Class Brookside residents who are eager to exercise outside this summer can now find how and where to get `moving' in their own neighborhood. Sharon Prothe, owner of Fit Formula a fitness boutique in the community of Brookside, Kansas City, MO has initiated a public health initiative for ...

Overland Park,KS, Retirees are Keeping Fit on Land — and on Water

May 4, 2015

OVERLAND PARK, KS (May 4, 2015) -- Tallgrass Creek retirement community residents are enjoying more group exercise classes – everything from Dance Fusion to Aqua Core 'n More to Strength Training – on land and on water these days. The fitness schedule was recently updated and enhanced by Fitness Specialist Camin Bell and Wellness Coordinator Cydney Cunningham, who both joined ...

Nation’s First Allergy Friendly & Gluten Free Food Pantry Hosts Open House May 13th

April 30, 2015

Amy Goode FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 05/01/2015 Food Equality Initiative, Inc. 785-766-5874 foodequalityinitiative@gmail.com Allergy Friendly and Gluten Free Food Pantry is Hosting an Open House May 13th Overland Park, KS- Food Equality Initiative, Inc. (FEI) and the New Haven Seventh Day Adventist Church will be hosting an Open House on Wednesday, May 13th from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the ...

Tallgrass Creek’s Treasure Chest Raises $37,000 for Community Programs

April 30, 2015

OVERLAND PARK, KS (April 30, 2015) -- The Treasure Chest, an on-site resale and gift shop at Tallgrass Creek retirement community, is a year-round fundraising venture managed by residents that has raised $37,000 to support community programs. The shop offers an assortment of linens, kitchenware, china, home decor, jewelry, furniture, artwork, and lamps. Shoppers include residents, staff, and their friends ...

Yoga + Community + Fiesta = Yoga de Mayo at Fit Formula

April 29, 2015

Fit Formula yoga and fitness boutique in Brookside, welcomes you to come get stretchy with them at their special Yoga de Mayo celebration on Monday May 4th, 2015 at 5:45pm. Yoga + Community + Fiesta = Yoga de Mayo $10 dollar sign up online – Donations go to The Children’s Place Come celebrate Yoga de Mayo at the studio. Start ...

New research on avian influenza virus vaccine solutions featured at One Health Summit

April 28, 2015

ST. JOSEPH, Mo., April 28, 2015 — A novel approach to developing vaccines that prevent avian influenza was highlighted at the recent One Health Summit, an annual BioKansas conference in Kansas City, Missouri, that shares knowledge to strengthen public safety. Recognizing that animal health can affect human health, the One Health Summit featured a presentation about how next-generation adjuvants — ...

AAVSB Celebrates 55th Anniversary

April 28, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Daphne Tabbytite, Acting Co-Executive Director & Assistant Director 1-816-931-1504 AAVSB Celebrates 55th Anniversary Kansas City, MO (April 28, 2015) – The American Association of Veterinary State Boards (AAVSB) is proud to celebrate 55 years of service to the veterinary regulatory community in. The Association was originally incorporated in 1960 as the Association of American Boards of ...

Free eye exams offered for service dogs

April 28, 2015

Contact: Sheila Styron Phone: 816-627-6552 Email: sstyron@thewholeperson.org KANSAS CITY, Mo. (April 28, 2015) — The Whole Person (TWP) will partner with Eye Care for Animals (ECFA) in hosting a free eye exam clinic for service dogs from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 2, at 3710 Main St. ECFA will be generously donating their time, staff, and services to ...

Pancreatic Cancer Awareness 5k/family fun run

April 27, 2015

THOUSANDS OF SUPPORTERS WILL JOIN THE FIGHT AGAINST PANCREATIC CANCER AT PURPLESTRIDE KANSAS CITY KANSAS CITY, MO – (April 27, 2015) – Today, in the United States, only seven percent of people diagnosed with pancreatic cancer will survive more than five years. More than 2,800 people will join in the movement to change the future for this disease and double ...

Preferred Care at Home of Greater Kansas City

April 25, 2015

Since 1984, the founders of Preferred Care at Home have provided quality in-home senior care. We understand that long-term care is costly and we have built a reputation of offering quality services at affordable prices. Our wide range of home care services is available from 1 to 24 hours per day. Our cost effective live-in care is our specialty, providing ...

Mirabile M.D. Wellness Center Introduces Ultherapy Treatment for Decolletage

April 23, 2015

Overland Park, Kansas ( Pressreleases.kcstar ) April 23, 2015 - Leading Kansas City wellness center Mirabile M.D. Wellness Clinic has reportedly introduced ultherapy treatment for Decolletage with its existing ultherapy program. The clinic has assured FDA approved skin-tightening program. A name of high repute across Kansas City medcosmetic treatment center, Mirabile M.D. Beauty, Health & Wellness is founded by highly ...

Lynn Schaffer is Erickson Living’s 2015 Leadership Award Recipient

April 21, 2015

OVERLAND PARK, KS (April 21, 2015) – Lynn Schaffer, Finance Director for Tallgrass Creek retirement community, is the 2015 recipient of Erickson Living’s Leadership Award. This award is given annually to a Manager or Director who exemplifies the Erickson Way in each of the company’s managed communities and at its Corporate office. Schaffer joined Tallgrass Creek in August 2013 and ...

Tuesday, May 5, Virtual Dementia Tour at Tallgrass Creek (RSVP Today)

April 21, 2015

OVERLAND PARK, KS (April 21, 2015) -- What does everyday life look like for someone with Alzheimer’s or dementia? Find out Tuesday, May 5, at the Virtual Dementia Tour at Tallgrass Creek retirement community, 13800 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS. It is an interactive program scientifically-proven to increase sensitivity towards individuals with dementia. Tallgrass Creek is one of the only ...

INTOUCH SOLUTIONS PROMOTES BRENT SCHOLZ AND ELIZABETH ROONEY TO VICE PRESIDENTS, EXECUTIVE CREATIVE DIRECTORS

April 16, 2015

OVERLAND PARK, KAN. (April 16, 2015) — Intouch Solutions proudly announces the promotion of both Brent Scholz and Elizabeth Rooney to the position of vice president, executive creative director. A leading marketing agency serving the pharmaceutical industry, Intouch has seen rapid expansion over the past five years and actively promotes experienced leaders from within the 600-person firm. Scholz’s and Rooney’s ...


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