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Posted May 29, 2015 at 1:01 AM

TIP OF THE WEEKWith the return of warmer weather and longer days, it’s good to remember that temperatures aren’t the only thing on the rise. Skin cancer rates continue to increase and cause more deaths each year, with one in five Americans expected to develop skin cancer in a lifetime.Fortunately, progress in treatment has rapidly accelerated in the past few years due to an improved understanding of how skin cancer forms. It began at the turn of the century...

Updated May 26, 2015 at 11:19 AM

I feel like it’s time to talk about something that I’ve been noticing for a while now. It’s kind of upsetting stuff, at least to me, so I just feel the need to commiserate with someone. You know, to talk it out.

Posted May 22, 2015 at 1:01 AM

TIP OF THE WEEKRice cakes. Grapefruits. Cabbage soup. Yawn! Eating should be enjoyable, not miserable. Don’t fall prey to boring diets and boring meals. Here are some easy ways to spice up your routine, avoid...

Updated May 19, 2015 at 10:09 AM

I have a lot on my mind lately.My husband, Randy, and I have been caring for my mother, Wilma, who has had Alzheimer’s since 2010. Alzheimer’s runs in Mom’s family. Her father had it. Her sister had it. Her...

Updated May 14, 2015 at 2:41 PM

There's a joke going around the new Advanced Wound Care department at Via Christi about the new hyperbaric chambers: "The last thing you'll do before you enter is see Christ." That's a reference to the large "Sechrist" logo emblazoned on...

Updated May 11, 2015 at 10:28 AM

It’s been a world of discovery since having weight-loss surgery more than a year ago.I’ve discovered that weight loss can lead to improved overall health, as I am no longer on prescribed medications for high...

Posted May 8, 2015 at 1:01 AM

TIP OF THE WEEKYou know drinking plenty of water every day is good for your health. The Institute of Medicine recommends men consume about 13 cups of fluid a day and women take in about 9 cups. Yet remembering to drink water may not...

Updated May 7, 2015 at 6:53 PM

Cryogenic freezing isn’t just a futuristic concept employed in sci-fi movies anymore. These days, it’s also used for healing.It’s called Whole Body Cryotherapy, where patients or athletes enter a chamber that drops to...

Updated May 6, 2015 at 12:32 PM

With the recent treadmill-related death of SurveyMonkey CEO Dave...

Updated May 5, 2015 at 5:47 PM

Fifteen student’s names were drawn from third through fifth grade from Pittsburg’s elementary schools — one for each grade from each school — and chose their bicycles Monday for walking to school during the month of...

Posted May 5, 2015 at 1:01 AM

 It was only fitting that the 12th anniversary of the Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas was celebrated with the grand opening of the expansion of the CHC-SEK facility at 3011 N. Michigan in Pittsburg.On Sunday, the...

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