Health Care

It’s Prom Night at Tallgrass Creek

April 25, 2016

OVERLAND PARK, KS -- A Tuesday evening, April 19, Junior-Senior Prom at Tallgrass Creek retirement community brought about 30 students from Blue Valley North High School and nearly 125 retirees together on the dance floor. They did the Electric Slide, Macarena and Booty Call, among other dances. There was even an impromptu Harlem Shake. And there were a few Fox ...

Heart to Heart International Award Recipients to Be Honored May 7

April 24, 2016

Contact: Sherri Zerkel sherri.zerkel@hearttoheart.org 913.538.7913 Honorees Heralded for Providing Quality Care and Medical Equipment to Underserved Communities April 24, 2016 (Lenexa, Kan.) – Heart to Heart International (HHI) today announced the recipients of the organization’s 2016 Heart for Humanity and Power of One awards. The Heart for Humanity Award will be presented to Welch Allyn, a leading global manufacturer of ...

Lawrence Dentist Lectures at New Orleans Dental Conference and Louisiana Dental Association Annual Session

April 21, 2016

Anh Tran James Otten Dentistry 785.843.6404 www.jamesottendds.com Dr. James Otten recently lectured at the New Orleans Dental Conference and Louisiana Dental Association Annual Session. The topics of his lectures were on the keys to practice distinction and temporomandibular joint stability and occlusion. In these lectures, Dr. Otten focused on helping other dentists improve their ability to utilize exceptional diagnostic skills ...

Opening Minds and Opening Doors FREE May Events at Travanse LivingTM at Olathe

April 20, 2016

OLATHE, KAS: Preparing to open soon, Travanse LivingTM at Olathe is hosting free May events designed to help you successfully plan for the future. All events will be held onsite at the community and all are welcome to attend. From making the most of your retirement investments to visiting Travanse Living at Olathe for a Community Preview and guided tour, ...

Shawnee Mission Health Pursues the Baby-Friendly Hospital Designation

April 19, 2016

Merriam, Kan. – Mothers who deliver at the Shawnee Mission Birth Center will benefit from one of the country’s first hospital programs dedicated to supporting breastfeeding. Shawnee Mission Health (SMH) has been selected to participate in the EMPower Initiative, a quality improvement program which helps hospitals improve maternity care practices and work toward achieving the Baby-Friendly USA© designation. Funded by ...

Brand New miraSmooth Underarm Treatment Now Being Offered by Premier Vein & Body by Schwartz in Leawood, KS

April 18, 2016

Premier Vein & Body by Schwartz is excited to introduce miraSmooth - a non-invasive treatment that permanently eliminates underarm sweat and hair – with, typically, just one treatment. miraSmooth, also known as miraDry, is the only FDA-cleared treatment that permanently eliminates underarm sweat with immediate results! miraSmooth is four times more effective than antiperspirants at eliminating underarm sweat (and 80% ...

Medical Grants Now Available for Children in Missouri

April 18, 2016

Contact: Jessica Kostner UnitedHealthcare (952) 979-5869 jessica_kostner@uhc.com Medical Grants are Available for Children in Missouri - UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation grants help families pay for children’s medical expenses not covered, or not fully covered, by a commercial health insurance plan - Families can apply for grants at www.UHCCF.org - Foundation has awarded over 10,000 child medical grants to families across the ...

Mobile Mammography Returns to Kansas City this Summer

April 16, 2016

Local breast health leaders partner to deliver life-saving services with cutting edge 3D technology LEAWOOD, KS – Leaders of Diagnostic Imaging Centers, P.A. (DIC) and Susan G. Komen® Greater Kansas City announced a strategic partnership to bring a 3D mobile mammography unit to the Greater Kansas City area later this year. This is the first time an active mobile mammography ...

MFHC to Legislators: Take Politics Out of Our Health Care

April 14, 2016

Last week the Missouri Senate passed a budget that would prohibit abortion providers, including Planned Parenthood, from receiving Medicaid funding to provide basic health care services such as birth control, pelvic exams, and vaccinations. Further, this budget rejects $8 million in federal Medicaid funding and instead creates an entirely new state health care program. It is fiscally irresponsible that Missouri ...

National Healthcare Decisions Day Seminar: Make Sure Your Voice Is Heard

April 13, 2016

WILL YOUR VOICE BE HEARD? Complimentary Healthcare Directives Informational Seminar and Documentation Friday, April 15th 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. 11 a.m. to Noon Midwest Genealogy Center Gamber Community Center 3440 S. Lee’s Summit Road 4 S.E. Independence Ave. Independence, MO 64055 Lee’s Summit, MO 64063 ************************************************************************* What do every 90-year-old, 50-year-old, and 18-year-old in the United States have in common? ...

FREE Family Building Conference!!

April 12, 2016

6th Annual Family Building Conference Saturday, April 30, 2016 To recognize National Infertility Awareness Week (April 19 – 25), the Kansas City Infertility Awareness Foundation is facilitating the 5th Annual Family Building Conference. Local fertility doctors, counselors, adoption agencies and other community leaders are coming together to sponsor and present information at this educational event designed to acknowledge infertility, raise ...

Former Kansas Budget Director & others to speak at Taxes, Politics & Faith Forum

April 7, 2016

Prairie Village, Kan. – On Thursday, April 28, at 7 p.m. Asbury United Methodist church will host a discussion on how Kansas budget choices and tax policy will impact the most vulnerable populations, and how we can advocate and take action from a faith perspective. The speakers will share their insights into Kansas politics and what is at stake in ...

Conquer Your Mood Swings: All-Natural Botanical Mood Management at Mosaic Life Care

April 7, 2016

CONTACT: June LeBlanc Life Celebrant and Life Center Team Leader Mosaic Life Care at Shoal Creek 8870 NE 82nd Terrace Kansas City, MO 64158 816-437-8239 Conquer Your Mood Swings: All-Natural Botanical Mood Management at Mosaic Life Care April 7, 2016 (Kansas City, MO): Mosaic Life Care introduces “Balancing Mood with Botanical Medicine,” a class in all-natural remedies meeting at the ...

RSVP Now offers KYBELLA® Injection, the Only Injectable Treatment for Submental Fullness

April 4, 2016

Overland Park, Kansas (kcstar) April 4, 2016 - KYBELLA® (deoxycholic acid) injection 10 mg/mL, the first and only FDA-approved injectable treatment that physically destroys fat under the chin for an improved profile,1 is now available in Kansas City. Submental fullness, also known as "double chin," is a common concern among facial aesthetic oriented patients2 and can impact both men and ...

Something to Tweet About: Courtyard Cocktails at Mosaic Life Care

April 1, 2016

March 25, 2016 (Kansas City, MO): Mosaic Life Care invites the community to the Life Center at Mosaic Life Care at Shoal Creek for “Courtyard Cocktails at Sunset.” Whether tweeting, looking for “likes” or posting on Instagram, this will be an event that demands to be shared. Guests will enjoy a beautiful setting perfect for snapping pictures with friends while ...

Mosaic Life Care Launches Innovative, Collaborative Wellness Community: Mosaic Life Care Journey

March 31, 2016

CONTACT: Lisa Michaelis Chief Life Care Officer Mosaic Life Care at Shoal Creek 8870 NE 82nd Terrace Kansas City, MO 64158 816-437-8239 Mosaic Life Care Launches Innovative, Collaborative Wellness Community: Mosaic Life Care Journey March 31, 2016 (Kansas City, MO): Mosaic Life Care is pleased to announce the launch of its new suite of offerings, as well as an online ...

Kansas City CARE Clinic Receives $35,000 Grant from the CVS Health Foundation to Improve Access and Affordability in Kansas City

March 31, 2016

The CVS Health Foundation today announced that the Kansas City CARE Clinic has received a $35,000 grant, in partnership with the National Association of Free & Charitable Clinics. The grant has been awarded as part of the CVS Health Foundation’s multi-year, $5 million commitment to address the need for more accessible, coordinated health care in local communities. The grant from ...

SCIENCE PIONEERS TO CELEBRATE MAJOR MILESTONES IN SCIENCE EDUCATION WITH RECEPTION AT SCIENCE CITY

March 31, 2016

65th Annual Greater Kansas City Science & Engineering Fair and 60th Anniversary of Science Pioneers Who: Science Pioneer Board Members; Union Station Board Members; award honorees; veteran Science & Engineering Fair judges, area science educators, area STEM mentors and volunteers; Youth Advisory Board Members, Science & Engineering Fair sponsors, past Fair participants and Grand Award winners. What: Anniversary Reception and ...

FREE Oral Cancer Screenings!

March 30, 2016

In honor of Oral Cancer Awareness Month, Rhoades Family Dentistry will be offering FREE oral cancer screenings on Friday's for the month of April - by appointment only. ***** Rhoades Family Dentistry (913) 782-8900 ***** Oral cancer is not a rare disease. It kills ONE person every hour every day. Approximately 48,250 people will be diagnosed with oral cancer every ...

KC is Lovin’ the Option to ReThink Their Ink

March 30, 2016

Kansas City, KA – March 30, 2016– Kansas City residents now have access to the latest technology in tattoo removal with the entrance of Invisible Ink Tattoo Removers. The center offers medically supervised procedures by tattoo-friendly clinicians who are trained to use PicoSure®, the FDA-approved, most advanced laser technology available for safe tattoo removal. This is the fifth store for ...

Non Profit Organizations, Amerigroup Foundation Work to Help

March 29, 2016

Non Profit Organizations, Amerigroup Foundation Work to Help Address the Kansas’ Most Pressing Health Needs Foundation contributes nearly $440,000 to innovative programs aimed at helping improve the health of Kansans Overland Park, KS – March 29, 2016 – Everyday countless organizations in Kansas work to improve the health of our communities and empower residents to live healthier lives. Led by ...

Mirabile M.D. Wellness Clinic Offering Huge Discounts on Superior Chemical Peel Treatment

March 29, 2016

Overland Park, Kansas ( Pressreleases.kcstar ) March 29, 2016 - All those worried about the expensive rates of anti-aging skin treatments can finally heave a sigh of relief, the leading Kansas City wellness clinic Mirabile M.D. Beauty, Health & Wellness is reportedly offering a big 50 percent off on superior VI chemical peel treatment. The offer is viable from March ...

KCU Hosts Research Community Reception with Nobel Prize Winner Dr. Randy Schekman

March 23, 2016

What: The Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCU) and the Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute (KCALSI) will host a Research Community Reception on March 24 at 5:30 p.m. to celebrate KCU’s 100-year commitment to research and investigation. At the reception, Nobel Prize Winner Dr. Randy Schekman will present “The Importance of Basic Research and How it Impacts ...


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