{Guest blog} Kansas Attorney General’s office adopts batterer intervention programs

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas is committed to supporting local and state initiatives for the prevention of domestic violence. We asked Dorthy Stucky Halley, LMSW, Director of the Victim Services Division of the Office of the Attorney General to share how Kansas Attorney General’s Office provides resources and services to those affected by domestic violence. Continue reading → {Guest blog} Kansas Attorney General’s office adopts batterer intervention programs

What do I need to know about lowering my cholesterol

The Doctor’s Note: Cholesterol: know your number, know your risk

Did you know elevated cholesterol contributes to nearly half a million heart attacks annually? That is a staggering number. For most of us, heart attacks and stroke can be prevented and our overall quality of life improved and lengthened with a balance of diet, exercise and treatments. Prevention starts with knowing your number and your risk. Continue reading → The Doctor’s Note: Cholesterol: know your number, know your risk

{Guest blog} Be prepared to avoid tragedy in case of a home fire

Jennifer Sanders is the Executive Director of the South Central and Southeast Kansas Chapter of the American Red Cross. Their mission is to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors. In honor of National Preparedness Month, we invited Jennifer to share with us an initiative that the American Red Cross is currently coordinating to help prepare our communities in the face of a disaster. Continue reading → {Guest blog} Be prepared to avoid tragedy in case of a home fire