Easy Ways to Prevent (or Cure) a New Year’s Hangover

Happy New Year! Ringing in the New Year is always so much fun! The hangover that may come the next day? Not so much. Try our tips for handling this unwanted party guest. First, a public service announcement: Drink responsibly. Keep yourself and others safe by drinking in moderation and choosing a designated driver before [...]

By |2018-07-25T18:53:05+00:00December 30th, 2017|

Festive Entertaining on the Cheap

’Tis the season to be jolly. Before the holidays, you packed your schedule with get-togethers and offered to host a gathering for friends. Now, you’re wondering how you’re going to afford it, let alone get it all done. Fa-la-la-la-la your way to a festive holiday with these low-cost party ideas. Budget-friendly Party Starters Set a [...]

By |2018-06-16T12:23:22+00:00November 28th, 2017|

Get the Lowdown on Diabetes

November is American Diabetes Month®, and to support the American Diabetes Association’s efforts to put this chronic disease in the spotlight, our diabetes educators, Mary Beth and Melissa, answering some commonly asked questions. Q. What is prediabetes? Mary Beth Fisher, NKCH diabetes educator Mary Beth: Before people develop Type 2 diabetes, they almost [...]

By |2018-07-25T18:54:41+00:00November 20th, 2017|

Eat Better, Eat Together

Families who eat together benefit physically, emotionally and psychologically. But, once you’ve managed to get the family around the table, it’s not always easy to get the conversation flowing. Asking “How was your day?” typically gets you, “Fine.” We challenge you to dig a little deeper and create more meaningful family time. Choose at least [...]

By |2018-07-25T18:58:23+00:00October 23rd, 2017|

8 Health Benefits to Drinking Wine

The health benefits come from moderate wine consumption, defined by the American Heart Association as one to two 4-ounce glasses a day. Reduces Heart Attack Risk Moderate drinkers suffering from high blood pressure are 30% less likely to have a heart attack than nondrinkers. Lowers Risk of Heart Disease Red wine tannins contain procyanidins, which protect [...]

By |2018-06-16T12:23:22+00:00October 12th, 2017|

8 Local Wineries to Explore in the Northland

This article is meant to be fun while supporting local businesses. You’ve likely heard “enjoy all things in moderation” and that goes for wine too. Clearly, we are not promoting the consumption of alcohol in excess. If you’re searching for ways to enjoy the Kansas City area during a stay-cation, celebration or date night, we’ve compiled [...]

By |2018-07-25T18:59:06+00:00October 12th, 2017|

Adult ADHD

When we hear the term attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, we tend to think of children. However, up to 70% of kids with ADHD still have symptoms as adults.  Adults who have ADHD most likely had it as a child, without realizing it. Symptoms ADHD is difficult to diagnose because there are many overlapping symptoms, which [...]

By |2018-06-16T12:23:22+00:00September 18th, 2017|
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