Guilty Pleasures

Many of us start the new year with resolutions to change our eating habits and eliminate some of our favorite, but not so healthy, foods from our plates. According to U.S. News & World Report, the failure rate for New Year's resolutions is said to be about 80 percent, and most lose their resolve by [...]

By |2020-02-12T16:08:18-06:00February 12th, 2020|

Reduce. Reuse. Rethink.

Small steps can make a big difference in helping the environment. To reduce foam containers and plasticware usage in Riverbend Grille, customers will notice more ecofriendly products and a different approach to sustainability. China plates will be offered unless otherwise requested. Ecofriendly paper plates, bowls and soup containers will replace foam containers. Additional charges will [...]

By |2020-01-15T15:18:08-06:00January 15th, 2020|

Postpartum Depression: Causes, Symptoms and How to Get Help

The birth of a baby is often celebrated with carloads of presents after showers with your best friends, a perfectly placed family heirloom in the nursery, and maternity photos that make you feel like a pregnant pageant queen. But what happens when the perfect nursery feels like a prison? Or your post-baby body makes you [...]

By |2020-01-07T11:52:44-06:00January 7th, 2020|

Lessons Learned From Living With Celiac Disease

When my daughter, Danielle, was first diagnosed with celiac disease at the age of six, I was petrified. Now, almost three years later, I’m learning the ropes and can explain it better to others. The top things I’ve learned about living with the condition are: Going gluten-free isn’t a fad; for people with celiac disease, [...]

By |2019-11-25T16:46:49-06:00November 25th, 2019|

Coworkers Unite for Team Lo-Pro

What cancer took from Lori Provin, LPN, her coworkers in Patient Scheduling compensated for through their love, support and generosity. Doctors diagnosed Lori with fast-growing, advanced-stage breast cancer in August 2017, after she noticed a change in the shape of her left breast. She was only 44. For the next year, Lori’s life consisted of [...]

By |2019-10-09T14:10:55-05:00October 9th, 2019|

NKCH’s Hidden Gems

Whether you’re a first-time visitor or already familiar with the campus, you may be surprised by all the nonmedical niceties North Kansas City Hospital offers patients and visitors. From their favorite grub to the amenities they admire most, eight NKCH and Meritas Health employees share their recommended places and spaces. Gift Shop Nicole Cagle, [...]

By |2019-09-04T17:08:13-05:00September 4th, 2019|
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