Health in Kansas City, MO

Summer is already here in Johnson County. The Johnson County Department of Health and Environment, in cooperation with the Johnson County Library, encourages citizens who need a place to cool down during hot days to visit one of 13 library branches. All of these facilities are available during normal business hours. Visit jocolibrary.com for hours of operation. Here is some information for recognizing heat-related illnesses and…

The 2019 Grammy Awards was a star-studded night packed with memorable performances. One standout came from the young Canadian singer Shawn Mendes, who sang a powerful duet of his hit song "In My Blood" with pop diva Miley Cyrus. But that duo's stellar smiles weren't always quite as camera-ready as t

The HPV vaccine can protect your child's future because it helps prevent six types of cancer later in life. Find information HPV vaccination here!

Kansas City, Kan. — The University of Kansas Health System announced today it has signed an agreement with IBA for the purchase of their Proteus®ONE system for the region's first proton therapy center. The health system anticipates breaking ground in 2019
"In signing an agreement with IBA to install their compact Proteus One treatment room system, we have reached another key milestone in our work to…

Because it requires jaw movement, eating can be difficult and painful if you have a temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD). During flareups you may switch to foods that are easier to eat but may be less nutritious than those you're giving up.But there are ways to keep healthier foods in your diet wh

We hope you enjoy this fruit cobb salad with honey yogurt dressing recipe. Please enjoy more healthy recipes from The University of Kansas Health System.

On this edition of the KC BobCast, Fescoe sits down with Dr. Bill Busch & John McCarthy of Team Smile to discuss all the great work they do.

A fundamental component of spreading DKA prevention is to address ketones. Here you'll find the commonly recommended steps for ketone checking and handling.

Each year, the National Safety Council recognizes June as National Safety Month. It's the perfect time to focus on safety: With summer temperatures heating up, so do sports and outdoor activities—and, unfortunately, the risk of accidents. As the old Boy Scout motto goes, everyone should "be pr

Cards and letters are a great way to let loved ones and friends know you care. Send an e-card today.

Distance and explosiveness are often the only ways teens know how to communicate when things get intense. Here’s the secret to communicating effectively.

We hope you enjoy this burger recipe. Please enjoy more healthy recipes from The University of Kansas Health System.

David Judd, custodian for the Department of Corrections, demonstrates how working in public service often means going beyond the definition of your job description. His artistic talent first came to light when he entered a painting in the ArtsKC show. His supervisor and co-workers took notice and consequently, he has moonlighted and created 11 murals for three correctional facilities. In an environment where people are struggling…

Data logging enabled models record hourly data for seven days, then maximum and minimum data for the next 23 days
"Recorded data can be viewed in a chart, graph, or calendar right on your phone when using data logging models-which means you can walk away from an experiment without losing information," added Butch. "If you want to export data onto a computer, you can do that too. You can even plot information from up to six data loggers on one graph for direct…

Recent heavy rain events have left some Johnson County homeowners with the frustrating challenge of basement backups caused by the surcharging of sanitary sewers. Johnson County Wastewater (JCW) wants to help residents better protect their homes from basement backups by making them aware of the Backup Prevention Program (BUPP) – available to homeowners within the JCW service area. The program is voluntary and provides one-time funding…

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The 2019 New Product Supplement by Bel-Art - SP Scienceware provides interactive access to innovative, problem-solving laboratory products. This digital catalog i

You may be hearing a lot about measles lately. CDC lists the most important facts about measles for parents like you.

The Compliance team here at DataFile Technologies recently shared with me our 2018 accuracy performance report for our release of information services. Accuracy is a key element of how we measure success in supporting the delivery of healthcare while protecting the privacy of patients as stipulated

On this episode of Perspectives on Health and Tech, we are joined by Cerner's Teri Meintel to discuss the importance of Patient Access and the impact it can have on an entire organization.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (PRWEB) April 04, 2019
DataFile Technologies announced today its aggregated data network has grown 271% in the first quarter of 2019. The significant increase in healthcare provi

Many people are surprised to learn what counts as a drink. The amount of liquid in your glass, can, or bottle does not necessarily match up to how much alcohol is actually in your drink. Different types of beer, wine, or malt liquor can have very different amounts of alcohol content. For example, many light beers have almost as much alcohol as regular beer – about 85% as much. Here’s another way to put it:

Beach volleyball athlete Kerri Walsh Jennings spills her tricks to get a great night's sleep despite her hectic schedule.

Metal contaminants that can't be removed by cleaning can be a serious problem for sensitive reactions

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — This is National Poison Prevention Week. Every year, 52,000 children visit an emergency room due to an accidental poisoning. That's 142 a day -- or 1 every ten minutes.

Sen. Martha McSally has broken gender barriers right and left. Despite the power she amassed over a career of firsts, she felt 'powerless' when raped. She's not the only woman to feel that way.

Now that we’ve started our trade show season off with a bang at ACE South regional conference, we’re going to keep this magic going all March long. Much like Waldo we’re popping up everywhere! Here… Read More