The Health Benefits of Getting Outside

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Explore the power of how being outdoors in nature improves health. Memorial Day, also known as the unofficial start of summer for many, is approaching. The days are longer, the sun is shining, and the weather is warm. It’s the perfect time for families to get outside and enjoy the health benefits of being outdoors.…

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Recovering From a School Sports Injury

Kid with arm in sling

Learn How to Help Your Child During Recovery After an Injury Youth sports are an excellent way for kids to stay active, build strength, and learn lifelong skills. Unfortunately, we must keep in mind that there is always a potential risk for injury when participating in competitive sports. While children are generally very resilient and…

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Food Poisoning Recovery – What You Need to Know

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If you have ever suffered from food poisoning, you know that the only thing on your mind is getting relief as soon as possible. Going through hours or even days of distress is no fun. While there is no way to determine the time frame of recovery, there are some things that may help make…

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Introducing Peanuts to Your Baby

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Learn how to safely introduce peanut products to infants and toddlers. In the past, many doctors advised parents not to introduce peanut products to their babies. However, recent studies have shown that early introduction of peanuts can have health benefits and reduce the risk of developing a peanut allergy later in life. As more parents…

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When Should I Be Concerned About High Blood Pressure?  

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Understand the Importance of Regular Blood Pressure Readings and the Risk of High Blood Pressure You probably have had your blood pressure checked numerous times, as it is a regular part of the traditional healthcare routine. Some people may even get their blood pressure checked when they visit the dentist. To understand the significance of…

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What is Long COVID?

Lady with mask has Long COVID

What happens when COVID-19 symptoms seem to never go away? The introduction of COVID-19 may have seemed like a while ago, however, there are new discoveries made every day about it. Although it may seem like old news, there is still plenty of uncertainty and research being done around the disease. Recently, there have been…

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TOPEKA ER & HOSPITAL WELCOMES EMS UNLIMITED TO EXPAND AMBULANCE SERVICE

Topeka ER & Hospital Welcomes EMS Unlimited

Contact: Jami Nichols Director of Marketing jnichols@topekahospital.com 785-670-6763 TOPEKA, KANSAS March 15, 2024 — Topeka ER & Hospital is excited to welcome EMS Unlimited to Topeka. EMS Unlimited is a veteran-owned and operated industry leader in ambulance transportation. EMS Unlimited will serve Topeka and surrounding communities with both Advanced Life Support and Basic Life Support…

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Do Allergies Affect Sleep?

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Learn how to get a restful night’s sleep during allergy season. People who suffer from seasonal allergies often experience itchy eyes, a stuffy nose, and nonstop sneezing. However, a bad night’s sleep with limited rest may be an unexpected and disruptive symptom for many allergy sufferers. Unfortunately, allergies can negatively impact sleep, but there are…

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Food to Eat to Improve Your Gut Health

Patient with stomach pain

Discover the best foods for gut health and why you must add them to your diet. It’s no surprise that the food you eat has a direct effect on your digestive system. However, many people do not realize what you eat is key to the proper function of your entire body. With so much information…

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