Jodi Rawson

About Jodi Rawson

As the Digital Marketing Coordinator at NKCH, Jodi is responsible for the hospital's online presence including websites, online advertising, social media, this blog and email communications. She believes in strong relationships, data with a side of gut instinct and has a passion for driving engagement.

10 Reasons Why Men Skip the Doctor … and Why They Shouldn’t

June is Men’s Health Month. What does that mean to the men in your life? For most, it’s probably just another day. For us, it’s an opportunity to spread awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. Find out what screenings you need at your age. [...]

By |2019-06-05T16:34:49-05:00June 3rd, 2019|

Chocolate: Good for You or Just Really Good?

The average American consumes nearly 10 pounds of chocolate each year. That’s equivalent to eating three Hershey’s kisses every day. Some studies make lofty claims like you can lose weight by eating chocolate. Claims like this lead one to ask, “Is chocolate actually good for our health or do the negative effects of eating chocolate [...]

By |2019-04-16T09:52:32-05:00April 16th, 2019|

For Your Eyes Only

Vision changes are a normal part of aging. Most people find themselves reaching for reading glasses once they hit their 40s. Sometimes, other more serious age-related vision problems, such as macular degeneration, develop and cause concern. Part of living a quality life with AMD is knowing the symptoms .“The most notable symptoms of age-related macular [...]

By |2019-04-03T10:37:29-05:00April 1st, 2019|

Kindness Overflows

The image of a newborn leaving the hospital wearing only a lightweight T-shirt and diaper lingered with Social Worker Mary Ann Lytle, MSW. She knew in her heart babies transferring into foster care deserved more when they left the hospital. Mary Ann wanted to show those babies that NKCH staff cared about them. Asking [...]

By |2019-03-11T11:04:18-05:00March 11th, 2019|

National Colorectal Cancer Month

Ben Mizrahi, MD, Colorectal Surgery Associates, PC Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States, according to the American Cancer Society's 2019 statistics. Symptoms Although the signs can vary, common symptoms of colorectal cancer may include: No signs or symptoms at all A change of bowel habits [...]

By |2019-03-06T09:55:29-05:00March 1st, 2019|

Healthy Inspiration From NKCH Employees

We’re nearing the end of January which brings up the question, “How many people have already given up trying to lose weight or exercise?” In a survey released in January 2018, 45% of Americans vowed to lose weight or exercise as their New Year’s resolutions. By now, most have already gone back to their less-than-healthy [...]

By |2019-01-29T16:16:46-05:00January 28th, 2019|

NKCH Recognized for Community Health Efforts

NKCH received the Kansas City Medical Society’s Community Service Award at the group’s annual meeting in November. The society gives the annual award to a physician or organization that voluntarily contributes to the health of the community. “The committee chose NKCH because of their generous contributions to the MetroCARE program over the past 10 years,” said Angela Bedell, executive director [...]

By |2019-01-25T15:10:35-05:00January 10th, 2019|
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