Health

  • January 30, 2018

    Aging Well...

    How can you remain independent into old age? Villa Ventura will have an Aging Well Showcase on Tuesday to provide ideas.

  • January 22, 2018

    St. Luke’s...

    Tours and light refreshments will accompany the Grand Opening Monday afternoon from 4-6 pm.

  • January 19, 2018

    RC’s: The...

    Owner David VanNoy says the recipes on RC’s breakfast menu come from family, friends and staff. But the highly proclaimed biscuits and gravy (called OMG! B&G on the menu) are his own. “When our families were younger, we used to all live on the same property,” he says of his...

  • January 18, 2018

    Hometown physician...

      By Joey Salome “I love Kansas City, I am a KC boy,” says Dr. Christopher Cummings, DO, who is the newest addition to a general surgery group at Saint Joseph Medical Center. Dr. Cummings is excited to be back in south KC, where he grew up and attended high...

  • January 15, 2018

    Time Management:...

    New Year, New You…right? You’ve set your resolutions, and you’re determined to follow through. Maybe you vowed to lose weight, exercise more often, or clean up your diet. Or maybe you decided that you need greater work-life balance and want to spend more time with friends. Whatever change you’ve resolved...

  • January 3, 2018

    Looking for...

    By Zoë Dunning Carrah Quigley will be conducting a Mindful Eating class for those who want to savor the experience of food. “Mindful eating…puts the body in sync with food rather than allowing the tongue and taste buds to dictate what you eat,” says Carrah Quigley, a religious educator and...

  • December 15, 2017

    A Healthy...

    By Joey Salomone Capture the sun this holiday season to stay merry and bright. In other words, go to bed early, wake up early and absorb as much daylight as you can during the year’s shortest, darkest days. Other helpful tips: eat lots of plants, wash your hands and take...

  • December 11, 2017

    Free Dental...

    By Kathy Feist November 22nd was a bitterly cold and windy day. But that didn’t stop one military veteran from lining up at the doors of Dental Care Center in Martin City at 2 o’clock in the morning. That veteran was first in line to receive free dental care provided...

  • December 11, 2017

    Martin City...

    Around 80 students participated in a camp-in experience called the Bulldog Challenge at Martin City Middle School, 201 E. 133 St., on Saturday, November 18. The fun afternoon which ran from 3 to 8 p.m. included fitness and trivia challenges, pizza, crafts and teamwork. The children also learned how to...

  • November 22, 2017

    Center culinary...

    By Jill Draper A lackluster salad bar—iceberg lettuce, carrots and sometimes one additional raw vegetable—gave students at Center Alternative School the idea for their winning entry in a “Shark Tank”-style competition sponsored by the Dairy Farmers of America. The goal was to design a project that creates healthier food options...

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