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Correcting Skin Appearance at KMC MedSpa

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  • June 3, 2015
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What concerns you most about the appearance of your skin? Are you interested in targeting wrinkles, sagging and excessive brown spots on the skin, or just want help looking your very best? KMC MedSpa addresses all of these concerns, and more. Located within KMC Dermatology, the medspas offers a wide-range of treatments including medical-grade microdermabrasion,…

In Case You Missed It… Dr Anderson on Fox 4 News

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  • May 27, 2015
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Reposted from Fox 4 KC. To view original story and video, click here. OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — The sunshine sure boosted spirits on Thursday, but were you wearing any sunscreen? A new survey finds most Americans still don’t use it regularly. Men are much less likely than women to use it. “I have a great…

Friday is Don’t Fry Day

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  • May 19, 2015
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The National Council Declares the Friday before Memorial Day, May 22, 2015 is “Don’t Fry Day” To Encourage Sun Safety Awareness To help reduce rising rates of skin cancer from overexposure to the ultraviolet (UV) rays of the sun, the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention has designated the Friday before Memorial Day as “Don’t…

Plain old heartburn, or something more serious?

  • Shekhar Challa, MD
  • May 11, 2015
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How to tell if you’re suffering from heartburn or GERD. Each one of us has had heartburn at some point in our life. Remember the football season-classic heartburn trifecta—chicken wings, pizza and beer? However, heartburn that occurs more than twice a week may be the indication of a medical condition called Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease aka…

Today is Melanoma Monday: Do you know the facts?

  • Alex Heeren
  • May 4, 2015
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The flowers are blooming, the sun is shining, and patio is calling my name for brunch. After a long winter and a confusing Kansas spring, it’s time for some fun in the sun. May is also appropriately National Melanoma and Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month, and today is Melanoma Monday. This month is designed…

What to get mom for Mother’s Day from KMC Dermatology and MedSpa

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  • April 28, 2015
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It’s just less than two weeks away – which means there are no excuses for last-minute flowers or candy for mom this Mother’s Day. Give mom something she really wants – the gift of Great Skin from KMC Dermatology and MedSpa. Here are some ideas: EltaMD SunCare: Help mom protect her skin this summer with EltaMD SunCare…

Medical Laboratory Professional’s Week

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  • April 21, 2015
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We want to wish a very happy Medical Laboratory Professional’s Week to our hardworking staff in our pathology lab at KMC!   Many may not know that behind the scenes at KMC we have a pathology lab working hard to examine skin and and biopsies with quick turnaround times and expert diagnoses. To learn more about our path…

Dr. Singh featured in Huffington Post

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  • April 15, 2015
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Dr. Singh was interviewed on the Huffington Post Monday regarding placenta for hair treatment. Here is the full text from the article: After spending one night falling down a serious rabbit hole of YouTube product reviews, we stumbled upon some pretty persuasive videos about placenta for hair. Massaging our scalps and strands with a placenta hair treatment doesn’t…

Preventing Skin Cancer in April and Beyond

  • Andy Dean, PA-C
  • April 14, 2015
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Dispelling the myths about skin cancer and how to protect yourself Well, we’ve made it through another brutal winter and spring has sprung. Naturally, after being cooped up indoors all winter, most people (including us dermatology providers) will venture outdoors in search of fun things to do. As dermatology professionals, we want you to enjoy…

Celiac Disease: a buzz-worthy topic, but what is it and how is it diagnosed and treated?

  • Balaji Datti, MD
  • April 6, 2015
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Celiac Disease has been seeing a lot of buzz lately with a lot of gluten-free foods hitting the supermarket shelves. It is an autoimmune and gastrointestinal disorder that can occur in certain genetically pre-disposed people who, when eating foods containing gluten, experience damage to the lining of the small intestine. This can lead to mal-absorption…

Three types of skin cancer and how they are treated and prevented

  • Joseph Gadzia, MD
  • March 31, 2015
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In my last post I explained the three types of skin cancer: Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC), Squamous Cell Carcinoma (SCC), and Melanoma. BCC’s are the most-common type of skin cancer – or any cancer. Fortunately these cancers rarely metastasize or spread to other organs even if left untreated for years, although it is possible. However, these…

Join us tomorrow for our ‘super’ reveal!

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  • March 26, 2015
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Join us tomorrow as we reveal the KMC Super Colon at KMC Gastroenterology. We are hosting “Rockin’ and Rollin’ with the KMC Super Colon” from 4 to 6 p.m. with Nash 102.9 Country onsite at 2200 SW 6th Ave. Stop by to enjoy some refreshments, take a stroll through the super colon, and learn about…

Risk Factors for Colorectal Cancers and How to Prevent Them

  • Balaji Datti, MD
  • March 20, 2015
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Colorectal Cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths, and third most commonly diagnosed cancer in the US. The American Cancer Society estimates there will be about 129,000 new cases of colorectal cancers in 2015. Risk Factors for Colorectal Cancer Lifestyle related: Smoking and excessive alcohol use are related to increased risk. Diets high…

It’s Colon Cancer Awareness Month

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  • March 2, 2015
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Are you at risk for colon cancer? March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month – a month-long reminder to stay informed and educated about the risk of colon cancer and how it can be prevented. Click on the infographic to the left to learn more about colon cancer and how you can reduce your risk. Some takeaways…

KMC In the News

  • Shekhar Challa, MD
  • February 25, 2015
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In case you missed it last week – Dr. Shekhar Challa was interviewed for an article about probiotics on Time.com.  Click here to view the article: http://time.com/3712403/probiotics-probiotic-supplements/

Advances in the Cure for Balding: Platelet Rich Plasma

  • Meena Singh, MD
  • February 17, 2015
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Most think of platelets as the component of blood that coagulates wounds. However, the function of platelets is for more than just forming clots. When activated, they secrete cytokines (proteins) and growth factors, acting as an integral part of wound healing. Because of the platelet’s important function, concentrated preparations of plasma have been used in various…

View our latest television spot

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  • February 6, 2015
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You can see our latest TV commercial on KSNT, the CW, Fox43, and KTKA in Topeka featuring Dr. Challa. Watch the video below and let us know – are you part of those who are helping prevent colon cancer by getting screened?

Treatment of Eczema

  • Andy Dean, PA-C
  • February 3, 2015
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This article originally appeared in the January 2015 issue of KC Health and Wellness. Twenty-fourteen has been pretty easy on us weather-wise so far, but the temperatures will soon drop. For most people, colder weather translates into drier skin, which can result in a mild “winter itch.” But for some, the itching can become so…

Three Common Misconceptions About Hair Loss

  • Meena Singh, MD
  • January 23, 2015
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Hair loss is a very troubling condition for many who experience it.  For others, it can be seen as a normal sign of aging.  However, because the majority of both men and women will experience some form of hair loss by the age of 60, we all have our ideas and misconceptions about what causes it and…

Are you at risk for Hepatitis C?

  • Shekhar Challa, MD
  • January 22, 2015
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As a gastroenterologist, I deal a lot with the digestive system. Included in my field of study are such viruses that affect the liver such as Hepatitis. In my book – Winning the Hepatitis C Battle – I discuss a wide variety of details associated with Hepatitis C, like the risk factors. Below you get…

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Why won’t my hair grow?

  • Meena Singh, MD
  • January 22, 2015
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I have countless patients, friends and family members who complain about how their hair refuses to grow. Then, the comparisons start. “Why do (insert ethnic group) type of people always have such long hair?” This is a troubling issue for many. Fortunately, many studies have looked into this very issue and can give us insights…

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