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TOPS seeking members

Take Off Pounds Sensibly is a national not-for-profit organization that offers residents a cost effective option to lose weight and become healthier, and it is looking at expanding its membership locally, said Beverly A. Bednasek, a Kansas TOPS coordinator from Valley Center.

September 09, 2014 | | Healthy Living

KU dietitian encourages the community to benefit from Kitchen Therapy

During the past several months, there have been some gung-ho participants in the Cancer Center Kitchen Therapy sessions at St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center.

August 11, 2014 | | Healthy Living

Tai Chi expert shares health benefits at free St. Rose event

Since stress is at the core of many health issues, St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center is sponsoring a free presentation on Tai Chi, which combines breathing, visualization and gentle movements to cleanse the body of tension.

August 08, 2014 | | Healthy Living

Red Cross seeks more blood donations this summer

WICHITA - The American Red Cross urges eligible blood donors to roll up a sleeve and give to help prevent a summer blood shortage. Blood donors with types O negative, B negative and A negative are especially needed.

July 01, 2014 | | Healthy Living

Gov’t pays 76 percent of premiums under health law

WASHINGTON (AP) - People who signed up for coverage under President Barack Obama's health care law are paying about $80 a month in premiums on average, the administration reported.

June 18, 2014 | | Healthy Living

When school lets out for summer, hunger begins

WASHINGTON (AP) - For a lot of kids, the sound of school's final bell signals fun and freedom. But it leaves many students wondering from where their next meal will come.

June 18, 2014 | | Healthy Living

Not worth its salt

WASHINGTON (AP) - Food companies and restaurants could soon face government pressure to make their foods less salty - a long-awaited federal effort to try to prevent thousands of deaths each year from heart disease and stroke.

June 18, 2014 | | Healthy Living

Krug recommends Kitchen Therapy sessions at St. Rose

The Cancer Center Kitchen Therapy sessions at St. Rose Ambulatory & Surgery Center have caught the eye of Donna Krug, who strongly encourages people to eat well-balanced, healthy meals in her professional and personal lives.

June 10, 2014 | | Healthy Living

St. Rose Lab Fair important for wellness, preventive medicine

In recent years, physicians and patients have paid increasing attention to lifestyle changes and screening tests with the goal of disease prevention and wellness.

June 03, 2014 | | Healthy Living

St. Rose program demonstrates Jin Shin Jyutsu for fatigue management

Those who are living with cancer and other chronic illnesses may find a way to alleviate that tired feeling by learning about the ancient Japanese art of Jin Shin Jyutsu, said Liz Paugoulatos, practitioner of the art.

May 12, 2014 | | Healthy Living

Area-wide oration contest held Saturday

Catholic students from the Dodge City Diocese learned about the importance of forming healthy habits and spoke about their knowledge at the annual Civic Oration Contest held Saturday in Great Bend.

April 15, 2014 | Karen LaPierre | Healthy Living

Sleep your way to better health

Editors note: Below is the speech prepared by Josh Hoisington, winner of the Modern Woodmen of America Civic Oration Contest for the Diocese of Dodge City.

April 15, 2014 | | Healthy Living

Physical therapist shows simple exercises

The simple exercises that will be demonstrated at the next Parkinson's Support Group meeting could help with everything from walking to reaching for an item on a shelf.

April 15, 2014 | | Healthy Living

Twelve helpful tips to prevent cycling injuries

As cold winter months give way to prime bicycling weather, USA Cycling anticipates more than 70,000 Americans will take to roadways and pathways by bike this year. In fact, the number of cyclists has increased by 67 percent over the last decade.

April 15, 2014 | | Healthy Living

Questions raised on ethics of health leaders on drug company boards

CHICAGO (AP) - Leaders of many U.S. academic medical centers sit on the boards of some of the world's biggest drug companies, which a study suggests raises the potential for worrisome conflicts of interest.

April 01, 2014 | | Healthy Living

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