Building a healthier community for a brighter future.

Diseases and Conditions Spotlight: Taking Steps for Cancer Prevention

By BlueKC | May 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

May is National Skin Awareness Month, so ask yourself: How much do you really know about routine preventive cancer screenings?  What risk factors should you be aware of? It’s important to explore the steps you can take in your everyday life to stay cancer-free. The American Cancer Society estimates there will be 87,000 new cases of melanoma…

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Step Out for Heart Health on National Walk@Lunch Day

By BlueKC | Apr 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Take a walk with us on Wednesday, April 26 for National Walk@Lunch Day and join tens of thousands of walkers nationwide! This day can be the first step toward making a big difference in the health of all Americans. National Walk@Lunch Day began more than a decade ago as a way to encourage people of…

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Tips for a Good Doctor-Patient Relationship

By BlueKC | Mar 9, 2017 | 2 Comments

From water-cooler chats to first dinner dates, we tend to get from a conversation what we put in. A two-way communication, after all, takes two. When it comes to your relationship with your doctor, then, are you more than a good listener? Do you also ask questions and mention hings about your health that he or…

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Don’t Skimp on Sleep

By BlueKC | Nov 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

The average adults needs seven to eight hours of sleep, but the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that nearly 30 percent of adults average less than six hours a day. Insufficient sleep is linked to an increase in chronic diseases.

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Healthy Recipes: Mexican Street Corn

By BlueKC | Sep 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Your healthy recipe this month from Chef Kyle Williams, head chef of our Live Blue Kitchen + Cafe, is Mexican Street Corn. It’s a simple and delicious side dish for any meal. Mexican Street Corn will pair well with grilled meats and your favorite summer beverage. Bon appétit!           Yields 4…

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