• Tips to prevent kidney stones

    Tips to prevent kidney stones

    Around one million Americans develop kidney stones every year. Kidney stones are formed when minerals in the urine crystallize. If you have gone through the pain of passing a kidney stone, you will know that prevention is better than cure. Here are 6 tips for preventing kidney stones from forming. Don’t Underestimate Your Sweat.¬†Saunas, hot

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  • Get back into the swing of things!

    Get back into the swing of things!

    Kansas Medical Center offers comprehensive care in all areas of orthopedics including the latest options available for hip and knee joint replacement surgery. Our surgeons are affiliated with a wide range of inpatient and outpatient surgical procedures and will work with you and your family to find the right solution for your orthopedic concern. You

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  • Tips to help your heart

    Tips to help your heart

    Your heart works hard for you nonstop for your whole life. So show it some TLC. Even better? You don’t have to work on all of these steps at once. Even if you improve just one or two of these areas, you can make yourself less likely to get heart disease. Of course, the more

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  • Your next workout could set you up for a speedier metabolism

    Your next workout could set you up for a speedier metabolism

    Your metabolism includes all the things your body does to turn food into energy and keep you going. Some people have a faster metabolism than others. Some things that affect whether your metabolism is speedy or sluggish include things you don’t control, like your age, sex, and genes. Focus instead on what really does make

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  • Great foods to lower your cholesterol

    Great foods to lower your cholesterol

    If you’re worried about getting a handle on your high cholesterol level, or maintaining your current healthy levels, it’s natural to think about which foods you should ban from your diet once and for all. Maybe you say to yourself, I’ve been eating too much cheese or Why did I put so much butter on

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  • August National Immunization Awareness Month

    August National Immunization Awareness Month

    August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) The goal of NIAM is to increase awareness about immunizations across the lifespan, from infants to the elderly. August is an ideal time to make sure everyone is up-to-date on vaccines before heading back to school and to plan ahead to receive flu vaccine.Getting vaccinated is an easy

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