How Can Women Prevent Top Health Risks?

Too many women believe that many of the most common health risks are inevitable. The reality is that women have much more control over their well-being than they think they do.
When women understand their common health risks, they can be more proactive about managing their health and preventing the risks from taking over their lives.

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Staying On Top of Allergies

From a sudden and tragic death at summer camp to peanut allergies to a bill passed by the House, we’ve seen allergy stories of every kind. Continue reading “Staying On Top of Allergies” »

Vaccinating Your Kids Before They Go Back to School in Kansas City

Vaccinations are an essential part of a child’s health, growth, and development. In order to keep students, teachers, and staff safe, Kansas and Missouri have strict guidelines regarding immunizations that every child must have before he or she attends school. Since it’s National Immunization Awareness Month, and school is back in session, parents need to be wary of local immunization requirements! Continue reading “Vaccinating Your Kids Before They Go Back to School in Kansas City” »

College Students: Read This Before You Go Back to School

As August progresses, many KC teens are getting ready to start college or return back to campuses across the country. There are many things to think about, such as class schedules, football games, and seeing friends. Whether you go to school in Kansas City or attend a distant school, it’s important to include health and safety on your school checklist.  Continue reading “College Students: Read This Before You Go Back to School” »

Are Your Child’s Allergies Ready to go Back to School?

It’s time to go back to school! There are school supplies to buy, wellness checks to schedule, and first-day outfits to plan. However, if your kid suffers from seasonal or food-related allergies, you may have a larger “to-do” item on your list. Children with allergies may face a new set of obstacles as they return to the classroom. Prepare your kids for school by accounting for their allergies and making sure they can safely tackle the school environment.

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Non-Invasive Options for Finding the Father of Your Baby

If you’re searching for paternity tests on the internet, you may already be aware of the struggles you may face. You may feel uncomfortable and isolated, but you are not alone. In 2016, about 39% of all births were to unmarried women. Sometimes, knowing that other people are experiencing a situation like yours can provide some comfort. You should also find solace in the fact that there are many tests available to determine the father of your baby. Continue reading “Non-Invasive Options for Finding the Father of Your Baby” »

4 Signs of Common Vitamin Deficiencies

Most Americans are lucky to have access to enough food to keep them going.

Unfortunately, this doesn’t mean that people are getting enough nutrients. The body cannot function at optimal levels when it doesn’t get enough vitamins. Worse, they may be more likely to develop a number of debilitating medical conditions.

Here are some common signs that you aren’t getting the right amount of vitamins in your diet.

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Importance of Children’s Vaccinations

Vaccinations are an important decision for all parents. A few years ago, California followed Mississippi and West Virginia as the third state to require parents to vaccinate their children. Legally, parents cannot refuse unless there is a medical reason.  Continue reading “Importance of Children’s Vaccinations” »

Surviving Allergies During a Seasonal Transition

It’s almost time for the seasons to change! For those of you with allergies, the seasonal transition can either mean a reprieve from your usual allergies or a whole new set of challenges. If you find yourself suffering through a different allergy every season, Test Smartly Labs has some tips to keep you sane as we move out of summer and into the fall.  Continue reading “Surviving Allergies During a Seasonal Transition” »

What You Need to Know About Hepatitis

July 28th has been declared World Hepatitis Day to draw global attention to hepatitis issues. As this date is quickly approaching, Test Smartly Labs thought it was an excellent time to share some of the basic facts about this disease. We invite you to join us in examining the truth about hepatitis so you’ll be armed with the facts to live your healthiest life.

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