Health

July 11, 2019

Lifesaving Habits for Child Car Safety

  No one believes they will be the ones to leave their child in a hot car, but every year the parents of 37 children are wrong. Forgetting a child, not locking your car doors, getting distracted can happen to the best parents. It’s the responsibili...

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May 23, 2019

Spring Has Arrived: What You Need to Know About Allergies and Asthma

As we transition from spring to summer, the change in seasons can prove to be difficult for individuals with allergies and asthma. With a plethora of things blooming and constant fluctuation in the temperatures, there are some not-so-welcome things in the air ...

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April 30, 2019

A Breakdown of Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disease where cells responsible for producing dopamine, a chemical messenger associated with movement, die off in the substantia nigra region of the brain. Parkinson’s disease has become incre...

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March 25, 2019

Concussion Management at The University of Kansas Health System St. Francis Campus

Approximately three million sports-related concussions occur each year in the United States. Due to the complexity of concussions and the wide range of outcomes that can occur, it’s crucial to manage concussions until complete recovery. Dr. Peter Loo, s...

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March 04, 2019

Cervical Health, HPV and Screenings: The Guidelines

Over the past 40 years, there has been a significant decrease in the amount of women who have been diagnosed with or passed away from cervical cancer. This decrease is largely due in part to the regular Pap tests women are undergoing that can find precancerous...

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February 27, 2019

Understanding Heart Attack Symptoms

Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States. Heart attack symptoms can vary depending on age, gender and medical history. It’s important to know your signs and seek immediate medical care if you’re experiencing the symptoms ...

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December 13, 2018

Managing Diabetes During the Holidays

Indulgence is the name of the game during the holiday season. When living with diabetes, this can be harmful to your health. If you are a diabetic, being mindful of your eating habits and physical activity is especially important during this season. Monica Bla...

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October 01, 2018

Endometriosis: What is it and how should it be treated?

Endometriosis impacts approximately 200 million women worldwide, with an estimated 10 to 20 percent of women of childbearing age in the United States currently living with the disease. What exactly is endometriosis? Dr. Brian Cobb, obstetrician and gynecologi...

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September 20, 2018

An alternative to opioids: Pain management specialist uses innovative techniques to provide relief to chronic pain patients

Chronic pain is a common problem affecting many Americans. In the United States, roughly 100 million individuals suffer from chronic pain. Opiates are the most common medications prescribed to treat chronic pain, more than anti-inflammatory medications, making...

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May 30, 2018

The Importance of Stroke Awareness and Prevention

Nearly 800,000 people in the United States suffer from a stroke each year, with about three in four being first-time strokes. These strokes are also the leading cause of long-term disability and the leading preventable cause of disability. For National Stroke ...

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