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IMPORTANT: Mumps Case Confirmed In St. Joseph, Missouri

*Due to the recent confirmed case of Mumps in St. Joseph, we have updated this blog with important health information on how to prevent from getting this disease.  

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The Health Effects of Alcohol

Alcohol Awareness Month   In honor of Alcohol Awareness month, we have gathered some important information and facts about Alcohol usage. Now, going out for a drink might not be harmful to your body, but if you drink excessively then you might consider reading this entire blog.

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Veteran’s Choice Program Continues

Veteran’s Choice Program Will Continue On Wednesday, lawmakers passed an extension of the Veteran’s Choice Program. This move will help aid thousands of veterans with the health care they need. According to Military Times, the measure passed the chamber by a voice vote. Earlier in the week, it cleared the Senate without opposition. The White […]

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Mumps Outbreak In Missouri

Mumps Outbreak In Missouri   Living in Missouri doesn’t come with many health threats, however studies show that there has been a recent mumps outbreak occurring in February and March this year. According to the CDC, there have been more than 1,077 people reported to have mumps the last couple of months with Missouri being […]

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Tornado Safety Tips

How Should You Prepare for a Tornado?   Already! Can you believe it? In fact, tornado season hit the midwest a little early this year after last week’s storms which passed through on Monday evening producing multiple tornadoes, hard rain, hail and damage to the center of the country were said and done with. This […]

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Lack of Dentists In Missouri?

Lack of Dentists In Missouri?   The state of Missouri has a lot to offer, but, when it comes to your health and even more specifically your teeth, there are not a lot of options for a healthy smile. Leaving us to think that it might not live up to it’s name “The Show-Me State.” […]

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What’s Going on with Obamacare?

What’s Going on with Obamacare?   Housekeeping   Are you up in the air about Obamacare (the Affordable Care Act) or don’t know what’s going on? We’ve got you covered!   There’s a lot of talk and news coverage going on in the public right now about the ACA and how it’s going away. Most […]

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Colon Cancer Awareness Month

It’s March already! Can you believe it?   This month is Colon Cancer Awareness month. Something that almost everyone forgets about until it’s brought up again. When we think about cancer our minds automatically refer to breast cancer or pancreatic cancer, which can both be very deadly. However, did you know that colon cancer is […]

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February Is Cardiac Month!

Long ago when I was just a little boy I learned quickly that the obituaries were filled with reports of young 50 year old men who died. Most of them were dying of heart disease. A few years later quite by accident a night nurse was frustrated by these new heart monitors that would seemingly […]

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What Age Should You Start Brushing Your Baby’s Teeth?

February is National Children’s Dental Month and a common question asked by moms and dads is what age should you start brushing a baby’s teeth? First off, the emergence of baby teeth can seem frightening and exciting all at the same time. Parents start to notice the drooling…

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