Health Care

Local Graduate Urges Patients to Utilize Their Pharmacist

Feb. 26, 2015

KANSAS CITY, MO--Kristin Angelo, a 2009 graduate of St. Pius X, is a second year student pharmacist at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Pharmacy. Angelo, a member of the American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists, works with her local chapter to provide patient education, medication abuse awareness and health screenings in hopes to make a difference in her ...

Erickson Living Residents Give More Than 1.2 Million Volunteer Hours

Feb. 26, 2015

OVERLAND PARK, KS (February 26, 2015) – More than 1.2 million volunteer hours were given to charitable organizations in 10 different states last year by men and women who live at Erickson Living-managed retirement communities. This marked the fifth successive year in which residents volunteered more than 1 million hours. Maryland-based Erickson Living manages Tallgrass Creek in Overland Park, KS. ...

Local chiropractor held successful drive to support to City Union Mission

Feb. 25, 2015

Blue Springs, MO. Dr. Michael R. Pardun invited the public to participate in a community service project to benefit the City Union Mission. During the entire month of February, new patients received care-including consultation, exam, and x-rays (if needed) and the Dr’s report of findings (normally up to a $280 value) at a greatly reduced fee of $14 in exchange ...

Jennifer Bequette, MD to Join Kansas City Internal Medicine - Kansas City’s Largest Independent Internal Medicine Practice

Feb. 24, 2015

Kansas City, Missouri: Kansas City Internal Medicine (KCIM) is proud to announce that Jennifer Bequette, MD will join the practice beginning in April of 2015. Dr. Bequette graduated from University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine with a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Doctorate of Medicine in 2000. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at UMKC, working at ...

KCUC Patients to Get Easy Online Access to Medical Records

Feb. 20, 2015

Overland Park, Kansas ( Pressreleases.kcstar ) February 20, 2015 - Great news for KCUC patients, the leading Kansas City based urology hospital has recently launched Patient Portal that assures online accession to medical records for established patients. A name of esteemed repute across Kansas City urological scene, KCUC has been operating for years now. The clinic is renowned for extending ...

Gladstone Doctors Use Porcelain in Crowns, Bridges and Veneers

Feb. 19, 2015

Cosmetic dentistry has come a long way in the last few years. Porcelain is now the leading material of choice for crowns, bridges and veneers. Dr. David Platt and Dr. Gregory Dale of Gladstone Family Dental Group impress their patients with excellent porcelain dental work. Previously, large fillings of amalgam (silver fillings) were used. These were neither attractive nor especially ...

Best Natural Penile Dysfunction Remedies To Increase Male Erection Size

Feb. 18, 2015

Men usually dream of having a bigger male organ to perform better in bed and offer her enhanced sexual pleasure. Men, who are not blessed with bigger male organ, need not worry. Lot of herbal remedies is available in the market to increase the size of male organ. You should be prudent to select right herbal remedy to naturally enhance ...

Senior Star at Wexford Place Paints the Town Red for Women

Feb. 17, 2015

Women’s heart health the focus of upcoming artistic event KANSAS CITY, MO (February 17, 2015) – Senior Star at Wexford Place invites all Northlanders to ‘Go Red for Women’ at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 26 at 6500 North Cosby Avenue, Kansas City. Apple Pie Painting of Overland Park kicks off the evening at 5:30 p.m. with a wine and ...

Governor Jay Nixon Proclaims March 2015 as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in Missouri

Feb. 16, 2015

Jackson, MO — 2/20/2015 — In an effort to raise awareness about colorectal cancer, Governor Jay Nixon proclaimed March 2015 as Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month – a national movement to increase awareness and education about colorectal cancer and to spread the message that colorectal cancer is preventable, treatable, and beatable. Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month will be observed throughout March and ...

Senior Star at Villa Ventura Hosts Six-Week Chronic Disease Self-Management Program

Feb. 16, 2015

Only known evidence-based chronic disease management program offered in Kansas City KANSAS CITY, MO (February 16, 2015) – Senior Star at Villa Ventura will host a six-week Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) every Friday beginning February 20 through March 27 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at 12100 Wornall Road. The CDSMP is an effective self-management education tool for people with ...

Minds Matter, LLC Celebrates Great 2014 Assisting Kansans with Traumatic Brain Injuries

Feb. 16, 2015

Overland Park, KS: Minds Matter, LLC, Kansas’ largest provider of community based rehabilitation for survivors of a traumatic brain injury, has achieved some remarkable outcomes in 2014. Minds Matter serves the eastern part of Kansas, and has offices in both Overland Park and Topeka. Throughout 2014, Minds Matter focused on finding employment and meaningful activity for people they worked with ...

Ronald McDonald Charity House Opening Soon

Feb. 11, 2015

FEB. 11, 2015. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ronald McDonald House is holding a public Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on February 12th at 10:00am at 2525 Cherry Street, Kansas City, MO 64108. The new Ronald McDonald House, designed by HMN Architects, will provide a "home away from home" while children are receiving medical care in Kansas City-area hospitals. The Ronald McDonald Charity home ...

Park University Nursing Program to Host Free Health Fair

Feb. 9, 2015

Park University’s Ellen Finley Earhart Department of Nursing will hold its annual health fair on Thursday, Feb. 26, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Mabee Learning Center/Academic Underground on the University’s Parkville Campus. The event is open to the public and admission is free. The fair’s theme, “Fresh Start,” will include a range of health topics presented by ...

For Immediate Release: Concerned families will picket on Monday, February 9th at 11:45 A.M. at Research Medical Center over the unjust firing of Dr. Howard Schwartz, O.B.

Feb. 9, 2015

For Immediate Release: Concerned families will picket on Monday, February 9th at 11:45 A.M. at Research Medical Center over the unjust firing of Dr. Howard Schwartz, O.B. Contact: Lisa Cohen 816-914-5050 Birthing families in the Kansas City area have lost a brilliant physician dedicated to patient-centered care. Dr. Howard Schwartz was abruptly terminated from his long-standing position at Research ...

Dr. James Mirabile Honored As 2015 Kansas City Super Doctor

Feb. 5, 2015

Overland Park, Kansas ( Pressreleases.kcstar ) February 5, 2015 - Dr. James Mirabile has been reportedly honored with the 2015 Kansas City Super Doctor. It's the 9th consecutive year as the "Super Doctor" for the man behind KS based Mirabile M.D. wellness clinic. A name of elite repute across Kansas wellness sector, Dr. Mirabile is a board certified gynecologist with ...

Jean Landreville is Named Executive Director for Tallgrass Creek

Feb. 2, 2015

OVERLAND PARK, KS (February 2, 2015) – Erickson Living today named Jean Landreville the new Executive Director for Tallgrass Creek retirement community in Overland Park, KS. She joined Erickson Living in 2005 and has nearly 20 years of experience in the senior housing and health care industries. Landreville most recently served as the Executive Director at Greenspring, an Erickson Living ...

Village Hospice earns Level 3 Distinction with We Honor Veterans Program

Jan. 29, 2015

Village Hospice, a service of John Knox Village in Lee's Summit, MO, is excited to announce it has achieved the Level 3 partnership in the We Honor Veterans a national program through the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization. Organizations can reach up to a Level 4 in the We Honor Veterans program, as they complete required staff training programs, ...


Jan. 29, 2015

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Rebecca L. Gorley (314) 643-2463, ADVOCATES OF MEDICAID EXPANSION CANVASS IN KANSAS CITY AND STATEWIDE Supporters of Medicaid expansion take to the streets of legislator’s neighborhoods to urge action. Kansas City-- On Saturday, January 31, 2015, concerned Missourians and members of the Missouri Medicaid Coalition will participate in 23 neighborhood canvasses across the state, ...

Wexford Place Assisted Living & Memory Support by Senior Star Wins Second Place Award from the National Association of Home Builders

Jan. 27, 2015

Prestigious industry recognition for Senior Star brings awareness to their quality and innovation KANSAS CITY, MO (January 27, 2015) – Senior Star is pleased to announce that their housing community in the Northland, Wexford Place Assisted Living & Memory Support by Senior Star, has won second place in the 2015 Best of 50+ Housing Awards competition. Senior Star’s interior design ...

Griffith Acupuncture & Wellness Center Offers Kansas City Acupuncture Therapy

Jan. 19, 2015

Griffith Acupuncture and Wellness Center is pleased to announce the opening of a new clinic in the heart of midtown, Kansas City, Missouri. Located inside the VFW building on 34th's street, the Griffith Acupuncture and Wellness Center will offer acupuncture and herbal therapies. Suzzette Griffith, L.Ac, Pharm.D., is both a licensed acupuncturist and a licensed pharmacist. She graduated and earned ...

Karen Miller Joins the FEI Executive Team as Secretary

Jan. 17, 2015

Amy Goode 913-725-0125 Food Equality Initiative (FEI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Karen Miller to Secretary. Miller has been working with FEI since October 2014. "Karen's remarkable background as a dietician and her passion for those with Celiac disease, make her a huge asset to FEI," said Emily Brown, FEI's CEO. "Karen's knowledge will guide programs aimed ...

Senior Star at Wexford Place Hosts Community Health Fair for Adults 40-Plus

Jan. 14, 2015

Healthy living initiative kicks off New Year KANSAS CITY, MO (January 14, 2015) – Senior Star at Wexford Place is teaming up with many Northland wellness partners to provide free health screenings and speakers for adults ages 40 and older on January 22 from to 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at 6500 North Cosby Avenue. As part of a living ...

VA Announces New Director of Kansas City VA Medical Center

Jan. 13, 2015

— The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Kathleen R. Fogarty as the new director of the Kansas City VA Medical Center. “We are excited to bring Ms. Fogarty on board as the new director of the Kansas City VA Medical Center,” said Dr. William Patterson, Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN 15) Director. “Her ...

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