Olathe Health Blog

Category: Healthy Life

  1. Stressed student

    Stress Relief for Students

    For kids heading back to school, it can be an exciting time, and also a little scary. With so many unknowns, children can experience added stress. We’re here to help!

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  2. Baby holding sippy cup

    Switching from Breast Milk or Formula to Whole Milk

    We had a great question last week on how to transition from breast milk to whole milk. Whether you’re using breast or formula, we recommend introducing whole milk around 12 months of age.

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  3. Grandma and granddaughter

    Busting Diabetes Myths

    Do you want to get control of your diabetes? Start by knowing the facts. Kathy Coker, RD, CDE, a diabetes educator at Olathe Medical Center, breaks down the myths about diabetes and how you can get healthy.

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  4. Breaking cigarette in half

    Make Your New Year's Resolution to Quit Smoking

    This year, tackle one of the biggest hurdles to your health. Quit smoking. Nurse Navigator Jeni Wakefield offers tips to help you keep your resolution and achieve your goal of quitting.

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    What You Should Know About the New Colon Cancer Screening Recommendations

    The American Cancer Society recently recommended individuals at average risk for colorectal cancer get screened earlier. Ashok Attaluri, MD, a gastroenterologist with Olathe Health GI Specialists, explains the reason for the new recommendation and answers other commonly asked questions.

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  6. Little girl at the beach

    Summer Safety Tips

    Summer is almost here, which means lots of new fun. It’s a great time to refresh your memory on summer safety tips for kids as you spend the days outside, in the water and on vacation!

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  7. Woman making heart with hands

    Signs of Heart Attack in Women

    Women often experience different heart attack symptoms than men. According to the American Heart Association, women may have one or more of the following symptoms.

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  8. Smiling Baby Girl

    The Facts About Childhood Immunizations

    Erica Red Corn, MD, Pediatrician at Olathe Health Pediatrics - Olathe Medical Park discusses the importance of childhood immunizations.

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  9. Man holding chest

    Catch the Signs of Heart Attack Early

    Don’t wait to get help if you experience any of these heart attack warning signs.

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  10. Vein Care Patient Kathy Alexander

    Breaking Free From Painful Varicose Veins

    Kathy Alexander, an aerobics instructor in Olathe, spends her days helping others get more active and encouraging them to get on their feet to exercise. But until recently, she couldn't wait to get off her feet after long days teaching classes.

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