If you're a busy KC or JoCo mom and looking for a gym that's just for you, you're going to love our new Health & Wellness partner, BLUSH FITNESS. This new workout facility is coming to Overland Park soon and is unlike any other health club in the Kansas City metro area. Why? Because BLUSH FITNESS is solely focused on women's health and offers ladies an innovative and unique approach to working out. Read more →


The locally founded ADHDKC organization will be hosting an informational event for parents of children with ADHD. The workshop will be led by Elaine Taylor-Klaus, CPCC, PCC, who is the co-founder of ImpactADHD and a member of the CHADD Board of Directors. During the event, Taylor-Klaus will cover success strategies to help ease kids into back-to-school season. The event will... Read more →


{Photo credit: Deanna Rose Farmstead} Upcoming: June 21, 2014 | Jazz in the Woods 5K Kids' Fun Run Walk (or run) to support 4 local children's charities. The event will also feature kids' activities like a fun kids zone, crafts, and more. June 22, 2014 | Erek's Run 5K Run/Walk Race This local run/walk was started by a fellow KC... Read more →


Beyond the Diagnosis: Autism Across the Life Span will be presented by Johnson County Community College (JCCC) and KU’s Kansas Center for Autism Research and Training (K-CART) on Friday & Saturday October 18 and 19, 2013 at Johnson County Community College's Regnier Center at 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park, KS. The two-day conference is designed for professionals and families who... Read more →


As part of National Health Center Week, Aug. 11-17, 2013, UnitedHealthcare will celebrate with the Health Partnership Clinic of Johnson County in Olathe, Kansas by offering free back-to-school physicals for children 18 years and younger. This special one-time event will be themed based on the popular Sesame Street initiative, “Food for Thought: Eating Healthy on a Budget”. Physicals will be... Read more →


Muscles for Myotonic 5K Family Fun Walk will be held Saturday, April 13, 2013 at Heritage Park – Shelter #1 in Olathe, KS (just outside Overland Park, KS.) This inaugural event, planned by the Bormann family of Overland Park, KS, will honor their daughter Anna, and will raise awareness and funds for the myotonic dystrophy research programs at the Myotonic... Read more →


Pin It The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, Greater Kansas City Chapter (AAFA-KC) is hosting its first-ever Jr. Iron Chef - Kansas City event this spring on Saturday April 14, 2012 at Union Station. Jr. Iron Chef is a metro-wide competition that gives middle & high school students an opportunity to experience health eating through the preparation and cooking... Read more →


Many Kansas City metro health departments will be providing free or reduced-cost immunizations for kids on May 3, 2010. The following is a listing of participating health facilities. Clay County Health Center 816.595.4200 8:30 to 10:00a.m. (afternoon hours are available by appointment) Jackson County Health Department 816.404.6415 9:00 to 11:30 a.m. & 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. Johnson County Health Department... Read more →


It’s almost that time of the year again, when flowers start to bloom, leaves seem to burst forth almost overnight, and all of a sudden we need to think about mowing our lawns. However, spring’s reappearance every year also means the return of itchy eyes and explosive sneezes. And alas, with all of this comes allergy season. We’re now entering... Read more →