From sunburns to kitchen accidents and more serious injuries, burns affect 3.5 million Americans each year. Knowing how to prevent and treat them is your first line of defense for yourself and your family.
Sandra Archer of Centra Care Shawnee Mission Urgent Care explores the differences between first, second and third degree burns and how to prevent and treat them. Learn the basics and dispel old wives tales about how to soothe a burn.
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With groundbreaking set for August 30, Merriam leaders get details on construction schedule for new $36 million community and aquatic center
With work expected to being next month, Merriam leaders went over construction details this week for the new community center. Meredith Hauck, assistant city
The Charlie Parker Celebration 10-day Jazz Crawl is considered the largest in the U.S. The showcase of venues serves as an opportunity to promote
Rutva Solanki had never heard of competitive cup stacking until he entered teacher Kathy Zink’s gym class at Trailwood Elementary. But the 7 year
The developer of the massive project on the former Meadowbrook Country Club property in Prairie Village is moving forward with plans for the construction
Following the release of Johnson County’s final primary vote tally Tuesday, which saw his deficit in the tight race grow by 24 votes, Jeff
Briefly noted: Shawnee Mission Health to become AdventHealth Shawnee Mission; Edison District demolition set to begin
Shawnee Mission Health will get a new name at the start of 2019. Shawnee Mission Medical Center will be rechristened AdventHealth Shawnee Mission on
An Overland Park institution will close its doors next week after more than a half century in business. Fritz’s Chili, which was part of
Structural changes to strengthen the new facades from Regency Park shopping center will mean substantial cost increases for both private and public financing. The
By Charity Ohlund, Director of Business Development A big dream. A little luck. And a lot of great people. That’s what it took to
For a while there, it seemed like nothing but bad news on the donut front around these parts. But this summer has been an
As they prepare to mark half a century since they received their high school diplomas, members of the Shawnee Mission East class of 1968
The developer of Stag’s Creek, one of the newest additions along Shawnee Mission Parkway, says he hopes the modern facility will serve as a
Lots of responsibility, low pay, cultural shift away from summer jobs lead to lifeguard shortage for Shawnee Mission area pools
Nearly every city in northeast Johnson County experienced some kind of lifeguard shortage this summer — part of a growing national trend since the
After misspeaking during canvass meeting, Election Commissioner Ronnie Metsker issues clarification on ballots cast by unaffiliated voters
Johnson County Election Commissioner Ronnie Metsker issued a clarification statement Monday afternoon after misspeaking about the status of a collection of provisional ballots cast
Lee Jeans departing Merriam for new headquarters in North Carolina. Lee Jeans, which has operated its headquarters at a facility in Merriam for years,