Health in Overland Park, KS

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- For anyone battling Parkinson’s disease, epilepsy or essential tremor, there have been a few medical interventions over the years.
Sometimes it’s in the form of better drugs; other times it’s in the form of surgical innovations.
One of the most common surgical interventions is deep brain stimulation surgery. Usually it’s done while the patient is wide awake, hearing everything that’s happening over the course of 4-5 hours.

The Twin Threats of Aging and Automation examines and quantifies the risks of rapid societal aging.

Employers often misunderstand what motivates people to move to a city: Human and societal factors are more important than money.

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

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On Monday, June 3, the Kansas Department of Revenue released the May tax revenue numbers, which were up $77 million. This marks the 23rd time in the past 24 months that state revenue exceeded the estimates since the 2017 repeal of the tax cuts introduced during Governor Brownback’s administration. The improving financial picture will again be the focus for the tax policy and Medicaid expansion debates next session. 

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The Drake Relays final in the girls’ 100-meter dash on Friday included three runners from Ankeny. Mikala Sidney (left) placed eighth, Mytika Mayberry (middle) took fourth, and Eva van de Mortel (right) finished seventh. (Photo by Drue Wolfe)
The maroon-and-gold colors of Ankeny High School were easy to spot during the final of the girls’ 100-meter dash at the Drake Relays on Friday
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Nothing ruins the fun of little league sports like an injury.
Doctors with one metro hospital said they're seeing shoulder pain in athletes at younger ages than witnessed in the past. Some patients complain of throwing-related pain before they hit high school age. A condition called "Little League Shoulder" is of particular concern.

KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- It’s the ultimate Mother's Day gift -- Tuesday morning a local woman will give one of her kidneys to her mother to save her life.
The two chose University of Kansas Health System to perform the procedure.
Doctors told Debbie Harker that she will immediately feel better once they transplant her daughter Casey Flory's kidney, which was a perfect match, into her body.

The connection between our diets and brain function is an intriguing topic. At Brain Balance, we work to improve behaviors, attention and focus, mental health, sensory processing disorders and so much more that stems from our brain health. There are numerous factors that can play into the health of our brains, and one key, controllable factor is nutrition.

In January 2017, at just 22 years old, Cheyenne Mize collapsed at work while pregnant. She was pronounced clinically dead before being revived.