Health Care

Robyn Russell, Chiropractor, Joins KCIM

Oct. 29, 2014

Robyn Russell, DC to Join Kansas City Internal Medicine - Kansas City’s Largest Independent Internal Medicine Practice Kansas City, Missouri: Kansas City Internal Medicine (KCIM) is proud to announce that Robyn Russell, DC will join the practice beginning in October 2014. Dr. Russell comes to KCIM from graduating and completing her internship at Cleveland Chiropractic College. Dr. Russell completed her ...

Lead Bank Offers New Financing Options and Advisory Services for Women Business Owners

Oct. 28, 2014

Lead Bank, a locally-owned community bank dedicated to the needs of small businesses in the Kansas City, is pleased to support National Women in Business Month (October) with their Women In Business Initiative. Lead Bank has a dedicated product offering designed to support local, women-owned businesses. They offer exceptionally low fixed rates and up to five years for long-term loans ...


Oct. 28, 2014

Media Contact: Laura Jung 913-660-9626 KANSAS CITY (Oct. 28, 2014) – Intouch Solutions proudly announces the promotion of seven employees in its Overland Park, Kan., 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 500-person firm. The seven employees include: Jennifer Arnold-Coleman, marketing ...

Platte County Health Department WIC Recieves New Contract

Oct. 28, 2014

NEWS RELEASE Media Contact: For Immediate Release: We are pleased to announce that the Platte County Health Department has received a contract to continue to provide WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) services for federal fiscal year 2015 with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. Under the terms of the contract, the Platte County Health Department will be able ...

Sexual Health Gap in Medical Care Prompts Kansas City Sex Therapist, Dr. George Turner, to Advocate for Change

Oct. 27, 2014

For Immediate Release Media Contact: George Turner, PhD, LSCSW/LCSW, CEO Turner Professional Group (TPG) Direct: 816-931-8255 or "Comprehensive sexual health is a gap in patient care. Clients need better access to sexuality information and sexually literate health care professionals. I think social work students are a perfect match to address this deficit in our health care system" shared, Dr. ...

Shawnee Mission Health Is First in the Metro Area to

Oct. 27, 2014

Suffer from Tennis Elbow? Golfer’s Elbow ruining your game? Runner’s Knee or Plantar Fasciitis preventing you from doing daily activities? Shawnee Mission Health is first in the Kansas City metropolitan area to offer a new procedure called Tenex Health TX™ to help patients with tendon-related injuries get back to the game, run again and live a more pain-free life. Developed ...

Evening for Women — Health Screening Event

Oct. 27, 2014

Join Shawnee Mission Health for an evening of health screenings, education and support designed especially for women on Thursday, Nov. 6, from 6-7:30 p.m. or 6:30-8 p.m. at Shawnee Mission Primary Care – Leawood. Bring a friend and get the information you need to improve your health from the experts at Shawnee Mission Health. For just $20, you’ll receive blood ...

Community pharmacists do more than fill prescriptions

Oct. 24, 2014

Community Pharmacists – Doing More Than Meets The Eye By Michael Larkin October is American Pharmacists Month, which makes it a great time to showcase all of the services and benefits that local pharmacists offer to their communities. Pharmacists are often misperceived by their abilities to care for patients and are only seen as healthcare professionals who “just fill prescriptions.” ...

Suicide Awareness Survivors Support To Hold Annual Holiday Memorial Service

Oct. 21, 2014

Overland Park, KS (October 21, 2014) -- Suicide Awareness Survivors Support (SASS) ( will hold their seventh annual Holiday Memorial Service at McGilley & Hoge, Johnson County Memorial Chapel, 8024 Santa Fe Drive, Overland Park, KS 66204 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 15. The service will include candle lighting and a slide show of loved ones lost ...

Dinosaurs and Space Aliens Move Onto Tallgrass Creek’s Campus

Oct. 21, 2014

OVERLAND PARK, KS (October 21, 2014) – Dinosaurs and space aliens have moved onto Tallgrass Creek retirement community’s 65-acre campus. They reside in Troll Town nestled among a 9-foot-square garden of perennials, geraniums, aguga, ivy, and ornamental ground cover. Their presence is a mystery to everyone. "We have no idea how they got there," said Norm Dalton, a former police ...

Cancer Survivorship Clinic is One of Six in U.S.

Oct. 21, 2014

Ribbon Cutting scheduled for Nov. 6 Kansas City, KS – October 20, 2014 A ribbon cutting event at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 6 will serve as the official opening of the Midwest Cancer Alliance Survivorship Transition Clinic. It is one of only six such adult care clinics in the country to address long-term health issues in survivors of childhood ...

Tallgrass Creek Security Supervisor Thanks Kansas City Royals for Allowing Him to Keep His Hair

Oct. 20, 2014

OVERLAND PARK, KS (October 20, 2014) – Tallgrass Creek retirement community Security Supervisor David Gregory today thanked the entire Kansas City Royals organization for beating the Baltimore Orioles in the American League Championship Series and for allowing him to keep his hair. Unfortunately, General Services Director Daniel Stapf could not do the same. Stapf, a native Marylander who grew up ...

Dr. Dustin Burleson donates orthodontic care in celebration of National Orthodontic Health Month

Oct. 17, 2014

Kansas City, MO – October 2014: For the second year in a row, Dr. Dustin Burleson and Burleson Orthodontics will be partnering with international nonprofit Smiles Change Lives (SCL) to host their “Share a Smile” program. For every child that begins orthodontic treatment with Burleson Orthodontics during the month of October, Dr. Burleson will also treat a child through Smiles ...

Leukemia Research Foundation Recognizes Excellence in Hematology/Oncology Nursing

Oct. 16, 2014

For additional information call: Carl Alston, Director of Communications 847-919-6250 630-202-8294 (mobile) Overland Park, Kansas native Courtney Schwartz, MS, RN, CPHON from the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago has been selected as the 2014 Nurse of the Year by the Wilmette, Illinois-based Leukemia Research Foundation (LRF). Ms. Schwartz, a resident of Chicago, has been a ...

Kansas City Skin & Cancer Center Introduces New Physician

Oct. 16, 2014

Kansas City Skin & Cancer Center is pleased to announce that Dr. Wenfei Xie is joining the practice. Dr. Wenfei Xie (pronounced Wen-fee Shay) is a board-certified dermatologist. She provides top-notch, personalized care, and will begin seeing patients Nov. 3. “We’re so pleased to welcome Dr. Xie to our office,” said Dr. Mark A. Cohen, founder of Kansas City Skin ...

Local pharmacist develops hangover-avoidance supplement, aims to keep Royals fans hangover-free throughout the playoffs and beyond.

Oct. 15, 2014

Kansas City, October 15, 2014 – Just in time for the Kansas City Royals’ historic playoff run, locally owned company Hypersonic Labs, Inc.® announces the launch of Wingman™, a pharmacist-developed hangover-avoidance supplement designed to enhance the metabolism of alcohol and absorb hangover-causing toxins, stopping the hangover before it starts. “We are very excited to introduce our hangover-avoidance supplement, Wingman™ to ...

Senior Star at Villa Ventura and Walgreens Host Medicare Part D Enrollment October 21

Oct. 15, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE KANSAS CITY, MO (October 14, 2014) – Senior Star at Villa Ventura is pleased to host its Live Well with Walgreens speakers’ series on the important topic of Medicare Part D – Open Enrollment. This event is open to the public and will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, October 21 at 12100 ...

Zero Prostate Cancer Run/Walk Comes To Kansas City

Oct. 15, 2014

Overland Park, Kansas ( Pressreleases.kcstar ) October 14, 2014 - Help save lives and keep families together at the Sixth Annual ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk - Kansas City! Join Kansas City Urology Care and ZERO - The End of Prostate Cancer on Saturday, October 26 for a 10K run, 5K run/walk, and Kids Dash for Dad. This year's Run/Walk is ...

Senator Kraus Visits Independence Endoscopy Center

Oct. 14, 2014

Independence, MO – Missouri Senator for District 8, Will Kraus, will be visiting local small business, Consultants in Gastroenterology (CIG) at their Independence Endoscopy Center. Our physicians will be discussing current legislative items of importance with Senator Kraus. Healthcare reform and business practice laws make it important for healthcare providers to be involved in their local government. “We are excited ...

Shawnee Mission Health – Prairie Star to offer free drive-through flu shots

Oct. 10, 2014

Take down the road blocks to your flu shot! Shawnee Mission Health – Prairie Star will host its second annual free drive-thru flu shot clinic on Sunday, Oct. 19, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at 23401 Prairie Star Parkway in Lenexa, Kan., while supplies last. Area residents ages 18 and older can simply drive up, roll down their window and roll up ...

Doctor’s research uncovers link between nasal irrigation, illness prevention

Oct. 9, 2014

COLUMBIA, MO. – Pediatrician and nasal care expert Dr. Hana Solomon says daily nasal washing can prevent illness during cold and flu season. Her research, which was approved by the University of Missouri Investigational Review Board, shows that patients who irrigate regularly using the Nasopure® Nasal Wash System have improved or eliminated symptoms and decreased need for medication use. “Gently ...

Zero Suicide” Clinical Skills for Youth” Taught by Dr. Bill Geis, Ph.D.

Oct. 6, 2014

Learn how nationally, communities are successfully preventing suicides. Come to the KU Edwards Campus at 8:30 AM on October 7, 2014 to learn more about what we can do locally. Though the entire day program provides clinical training, the first two hours of the program provide insights on how we can work together in Kansas and Missouri to make a ...

Ancient Chinese Discipline Finds a Home in Overland Park, KS

Oct. 6, 2014

OVERLAND PARK, KS (October 6, 2014) -- If you peek into Tallgrass Creek retirement community’s classroom any Friday morning at 8:30, you’ll see around 22 residents performing the ancient Chinese discipline known as tai chi. But you won't hear the usual chatter of many group functions because the precise, meditative movements are performed slowly with lights dimmed, in silence. Tai ...

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