Articles

2017


Simplifying Your Holidays During Times of Change

It's completely normal to experience stress and frustration during the holidays because it's such an emotional and busy time of the year. Of course, those feelings can be even more complicated if y...

How to Live with Lymphedema

It's October, which means it's Breast Cancer Awareness month. One aspect of breast cancer that often goes under the radar is lymphedema – which can happen when breast cancer surgery includes remova...

Managing Healthcare Anxiety

Turning Point helps people cope with white coat syndrome in Kansas City It's normal to feel a bit jittery about an upcoming medical exam or treatment. But for 1 in 5 patients who step into an exam ...

Just What the Doctor Ordered

"Being diagnosed with a serious illness is a life-altering experience. You can't go through it alone," said Anne P. O'Dea, MD, medical oncologist/hematologist at The University of Kansas Cancer Cen...

Strengthening Your Core – In More Ways Than One

Becoming more popular and well-known, Pilates is a method of exercise that can be performed by anyone at any stage of life, especially those people who are dealing with health issues. The exercises...

T'ai Chi is Good for Those with Chronic Illness

For a practice that's more than 2,000 years old, t'ai chi is surprisingly relevant to many of our more modern maladies. "It's often called 'meditation in motion,'" said Bill Douglas, an instructor ...