Health

November 13, 2019

The Healthy Bladder Diet

People tend to avoid talking about bladder issues even when they are bothered by symptoms for years. However, issues like urinary incontinence, bladder infections and urinary tract infections are common and may be helped with simple lifestyle changes. One w...

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November 11, 2019

Lung cancer in women

What if we told you lung cancer affects more women than breast cancer, ovarian cancer and uterine cancer combined? It’s true. Once considered a “man’s disease,” lung cancer is no longer discriminatory and women need to be aware. Overal...

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October 11, 2019

What You Can Do to Reduce Your Risk of Developing Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the most common cancer women fight. According to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, there were nearly 1.7 million new breast cancer cases diagnosed in 2012. During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we are sharing a few prevention methods you ...

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October 02, 2019

Cancer Care Tips for You and Your Loved One

Caring for someone who has cancer is a beautiful gift. Of course, this type of relationship can be different from a spouse, friend or sibling relationship. It can at times feel amazing to help the one you love, but it can also be a big strain on you and your r...

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October 01, 2019

When should you get a flu shot?

Sooner rather than later, according to Dr. Mark Sankoorikal, internal medicine physician with The University of Kansas Health System St. Francis Campus. “Get the flu shot. It is the most effective strategy to preventing the flu,” Sankoorikal expla...

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August 14, 2019

Everything You Need to Know When It Comes to West Nile Virus

According to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), West Nile Virus is the most common mosquito-borne disease in Kansas. In July, KDHE also issued a high-risk warning for West Nile virus throughout Kansas. The CDC reports that nationwide in 20...

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August 05, 2019

Breastfeeding Basics: Tips from a Baby-Friendly Facility

If you are welcoming a new baby to your family, you understand the many decisions that are involved in being a new parent! From naming your baby, choosing delivery preferences, or picking a feeding option, we want you to know all the information before making ...

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July 29, 2019

Preventing Children's Sports Injuries

Fall sports seasons will be here before you know it! Participating in sports is a great way for any child to meet friends, maintain a healthy weight and have fun. With any sport comes the risk of injury, and according to U.S. Centers for Disease Control, more ...

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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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