Relax: April is National Stress Awareness Month

Relax: April is National Stress Awareness Month

It may come as no surprise that for many people, stress is at its peak around the middle of April. After all, it’s tax season, and the day right before—or maybe the day right after—you file your taxes is probably one of the most stressful days of the year for many Americans. (It doesn’t help if your favorite college basketball team didn’t make it to ...

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Join Us in Celebrating Medical Laboratory Professionals Week 2017

Join Us in Celebrating Medical Laboratory Professionals Week 2017

“Not all heroes wear capes; some wear lab coats.” There are countless pathologists and other medical laboratory professionals who work behind the scenes in clinics, laboratories, and hospitals all over the country. They are seldom seen by patients, but their work is vital to the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. That’s why we celebrate national Medical Laboratory Professionals Week, an ...

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March 30th is National Doctors Day 2017

March 30th is National Doctors Day 2017

National Doctors’ Day 2017 is on March 30, a day when we recognize the contributions of physicians all across the country both to the lives of their individual patients and to their communities. In a world in which healthcare remains vital to every aspect of our society while growing ever more complex by the day, there’s no better time to celebrate your favorite medical professionals ...

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Meet the Team: Dr. Scott McMurray, Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Scott McMurray Orthopedic Surgeon

Blue Valley Hospital is proud to work with some of the leading specialists in the Kansas City area, and we’re always looking for opportunities to expand our ever-growing pool of skilled medical practitioners with new talent. That’s why we’re so pleased to welcome Dr. Scott McMurray to our staff full time. We’ve already had the great pleasure of working with Dr. McMurray to bring his skills and experience ...

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March is National Nutrition Month | Blue Valley Surgical Associates

March is National Nutrition Month

Let’s face the facts: We all know that we tend to eat a lot more and a lot heartier during the cold winter months. So, what better time than the beginning of spring to examine the things that we’re putting on our plates and start making eating choices that promote staying healthy in Kansas City throughout the year—and throughout our lives? That’s why March is National Nutrition Month!

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Pain Management Can Help You Reclaim Your Life from Chronic Pain

pain management for chronic pain

Chronic pain comes in a number of different forms, but there’s one thing that they all have in common: no matter what the cause, living with chronic pain can take a toll on your work, your health, and your happiness. That’s why pain management in Kansas City is so important.

As those who suffer from chronic pain already know, continuous pain seems to expand so that it takes up your ...

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Surgical Weight Loss Specialists in KC Offer Post-Holiday Weight Loss Solutions

invest in your health

Every year, people all over the country make New Year’s Resolutions, and the most common resolution by far is to lose weight in the new year. That may be because approximately one-third of all adults in the United States struggle with obesity, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Yet while 21% of individuals vow to lose weight in the new year, only about 9% find success through healthier ...

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Blue Valley Hospital Pain & Migraine Center Now Open in Overland Park, Kansas

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (December 19, 2016) – Blue Valley Hospital is pleased to announce the grand opening of the new, more spacious BVH Pain & Migraine Center. Blue Valley Hospital began providing interventional pain management services in 2014 to serve the growing number of people in Kansas City suffering from chronic pain. The decision to expand is the result of a rapid increase in patients from the surrounding areas. This new office is located adjacent to Blue Valley Hospital at ...

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Surgical Weight Loss for Quality of Life… and More of It

Obesity is a growing epidemic, affecting nearly 1/3 of adults in the United States and yielding increased healthcare costs and decreased life expectancy both in the U.S. and across the globe. Many individuals affected by obesity struggle with routine aspects of everyday life, finding it difficult to complete household chores, participate in activities with friends and family, perform job duties, and maintain romantic relationships. Obesity is also linked to a broad spectrum ...

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Seeking a Pain Management Specialist as an Approach to Migraine Headache Relief

The Migraine Research Foundation reports that migraine is the 3rd most common illness and the 6th most disabling illness across the globe. Migraines affect a staggering 18% of women in the United States, as well as 6% of men and 10% of children nationwide, and are most prevalent among those aged 25 to 55. While women are more likely to experience migraines owing to certain hormonal factors, 90% of all sufferers routinely ...

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