A Lifesaving Passion

Donate blood

A 25-year-old stuffed duck is a visual reminder for Karen Bordson, DO, of her passion for saving lives by donating blood. The duck is adorned with her first nine donation pins and first gallon donor pin. Dr. Bordson’s high school swim coach in Madison, WI, gave her the duck as a thank you for donating […]

Your 5-Point Back-to-School Health Check

Back to School

The signs are everywhere: New clothes, mountains of school supplies and overburdened backpacks. Yep, kiddos throughout Kansas City are heading back to school, if they aren’t there already. The start of a new school year presents the perfect opportunity to check your child’s health. Our 5-Point Checklist will help you make fast work of your […]

How to Become a Healthy Road Warrior

Healthy Road Warrior

Congratulations! You’ve settled into a routine of healthy habits at home and at work, but then, boom, life happens and you have to travel. Whether it’s a work trip or a family reunion, there is no reason you can’t maintain the healthy lifestyle you have already implemented at home. Snack Attack 1. Veggies are crunchy […]

10 Tips for Saving Your Skin This Summer

Be Sun Smart

Summertime is all about having fun in the sun, but that fun may come at a price if you don’t protect your skin from dangerous UV rays. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the U.S., and excessive sun exposure is the most common cause. Taking a few precautions before heading outdoors can be […]