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A KU Health System physician says a study affirmed public health interventions during the COVID-19 pandemic decreased respiratory-related hospitalizations, ICU admissions and deaths among medically fragile children.
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Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health has received the new flu and COVID vaccines sooner than expected. They’ll be available by appointment beginning Monday (while supplies last).
Two KU doctoral candidates have earned prestigious honors and awards that will allow them to conduct research in South America.
Lawrence-based nonprofit DCCCA will be able to expand distribution of a lifesaving opioid overdose reversal drug as part of a new collaboration.
Bri Harmon-Moore’s one-year anniversary with the Treatment and Recovery Center of Douglas County has come with new duties. The center on Friday announced her as its incoming director.
A free workshop this weekend will focus on suicide risk and prevention among BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Color) community members.
Doctors warn that colder months have already brought an uptick in COVID-19 cases, especially in the urban parts of the state, though numbers are still significantly lower than they were during the height of the pandemic.
Research estimates Kansas saw one of the most significant increases in abortions in the country, driven by a surge in patients from nearby states.
Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center has received a grant to implement a substance use treatment program for people ages 14 to 21, the center has announced.
Kansas has fallen behind national health insurance trends for the second year in a row, with thousands of state residents falling into a health care coverage gap.
Tobacco companies risked the nation’s health by investing in food companies and deploying tactics to deepen consumer appetite for exceptionally palatable foods packed with addictive sugar, sodium and fat, KU researchers said in a new study.
Emily Wales, president and CEO of Planned Parenthood Great Plains, said her organization, like many of the state’s other abortion providers, has been flooded with an influx of out-of-state visitors seeking care denied to them in their own states.
Prairie Band Potawatomi member Richard Adame urged health administrators Monday to share with tribes detailed information on attributes of natural medicines that was lost to many people through dominance of the pharmaceutical industry.
A facility that aims to fill in a gap in mental health services for Lawrence kids and teens secured a key approval Wednesday evening from the Planning Commission.
Five Lawrence women linked together by friendship and a common goal of staying healthy in their 70s share their experiences through the evolution of women’s athletics.
Panda Pediatrics partnered with local artists to transform its waiting area into an art experience. Community members gathered Tuesday to get a glimpse at the clinic’s new look.