Olathe Health Blog

Category: Healthy Life

  1. Maintaining Your Heart Health During Uncertain Times

    Maintaining Your Heart Health During Uncertain Times

    At the beginning of the pandemic, healthcare providers in the United States and around the world saw patients deferring their cardiovascular care. The result? Patients began showing up with serious issues that were difficult to manage. From dizziness and shortness of breath to pain, discomfort or death, poor heart health can have real consequences. Fortunately, […]

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  2. Breast Cancer: New Screening and Treatment Options Now Available

    Breast Cancer: New Screening and Treatment Options Now Available

    Breast cancer affects one in eight women during their lives. If you’re one of the women affected by breast cancer, we want to ensure you receive the care you need. In addition to our existing breast cancer services, we’ve added some new screening and treatment tools. New Resources FAST Breast MRI Screening The FAST Breast […]

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  3. Flu Facts: What You Need to Know

    Flu Facts: What You Need to Know

    You asked.  Elizabeth W. Musil, MD, FAAP, a pediatrician at Olathe Health Pediatrics – Olathe Medical Park and Olathe Health Pediatrics – College Point, answered.   As COVID-19 continues to make headlines, influenza (flu) prevention shouldn’t fall off your radar. Viruses have been unpredictable the last year, beginning with a dip in flu cases (due to […]

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  4. Make Your New Year’s Resolution to Quit Smoking

    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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  5. Know Your Risk: Can You Prevent Diabetes?

    Know Your Risk: Can You Prevent Diabetes?

    Prediabetes is a serious health condition where blood sugar levels are higher than normal and is an early warning sign that Type 2 diabetes may be in your future. People with prediabetes don’t always have symptoms. How to know if you’re at risk.

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  6. Stress Relief for Students

    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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  7. Switching from Breast Milk or Formula to Whole Milk

    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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  8. What You Should Know About the New Colon Cancer Screening Recommendations

    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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  9. Summer Safety Tips

    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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  10. Signs of Heart Attack in Women

    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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