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Migraines affect one in five women. A migraine is a headache that can cause severe throbbing pain or a pulsing sensation, usually on one side of the head. It's often accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and extreme sensitivity to light...
This post is sponsored and written by Children's Mercy. After months of cold, everyone is excited for a warm, sunny summer. Some of us are looking forward to relaxing pool days and beach vacations, while student-athletes are playing summer sports...
This post is written and sponsored by HCA Midwest Health. For you and I, a well-woman visit is likely a routine event we check off our to-do list every year. But visiting the gynecologist for the first time can be...
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. This is the perfect time to check in with ourselves and our family members. When you’re struggling with your mental health, just getting through the day can be hard, but there are things you...
On October 9, 2022, I was 26 years old and had a stroke. I was taking a nap, and I woke up to go to the bathroom. While in the bathroom, I suddenly got very dizzy and lost feeling on...
This post is sponsored by Children's Mercy Ear infections are one of the most common medical issues among young children and can be frustrating for both parents and kids. As a parent, you want to do everything possible to keep your...
This post is sponsored by Children's Mercy.  My daughter was my first kid in a traditional daycare setting. It felt like Lucy was always sick. Never anything serious, but always a constant runny nose. And from a young age, it...
The Riordan Clinic’s semi-annual lab testing event is celebrating its 30th year with this March’s Check Your Health month-long event. For the past 30 years, the Riordan Clinic has offered nutrient testing to the public as part of the...
Marrying into an Irish American family has taught me a few things. 1. EVERYTHING gets celebrated — and 2. Music and food make a party. Here are some suggestions for how to make your St. Patrick’s Day at home...
There are a million different names for them: resolutions, goals, a chance to change, challenges, mantras. This year, I’m taking a break from them all. And that’s OK. After the last quarter of 2022 of trying to find the perfect costumes,...
Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) occurs when a blood clot forms in one or more of the deep veins in the body, usually in the legs. Deep vein thrombosis can be serious — and turn serious quickly — because blood...
This Post is sponsored by HCA Midwest Health. The holidays can be hectic and tense. Between buying gifts to classroom parties and school events to traveling and family gatherings, what should be fun has a way of becoming stressful for...
This post is sponsored by Kansas Kids Dental and is written by Dr. Aaron Kamp, DDS.  Many parents do not realize when to start going to the dentist. Typically, you should take your child to the dentist somewhere between 6 months and...
Every parent knows the feeling of helplessness and worry when their child is sick. Sleepless nights are consumed by the checking and re-checking of symptoms. It is an out of control feeling coupled with concern and anxiety. An asthma...
Chocolate. Bright lights. Too much sugar. Not enough sugar. Stress. Tension. Wine. Hormones. Bad posture. Breastfeeding. Dehydration. Exhaustion. Fridays. All these things trigger my migraines, a disease I've been coping with since adolescence. It starts as a faint ache on the right...

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