March 19, 2024

Recognizing the Contributions of Our Certified Athletic Trainers

March marks National Athletic Training Month, a time to honor and recognize the contributions of our Certified Athletic Trainers (ATCs) at The University of Kansas Health System St. Francis Campus. These dedicated professionals play an important role in ensuri...

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March 19, 2024

5 Ways to Decrease Your Risk of Colorectal Cancer

.mb-25 { margin-bottom: 25px; } Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in both men and women; it is also the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, a month set aside ...

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March 01, 2024

Weight loss providers prioritizes health and well-being

Our medical weight loss team is dedicated to raising awareness about the complexities of obesity, promote understanding and encourage compassionate care. Obesity is undoubtedly a chronic illness rooted in powerful biology, not personal choice. Its health impac...

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February 23, 2024

Heart-healthy tips for pregnant women

The heart undergoes natural changes during pregnancy to support a growing life. Heart complications can appear as the mother's body undergoes the stress of pregnancy. Cardiovascular disease is also the leading cause of pregnancy complications, so it is imp...

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February 09, 2024

Eight Steps to a Healthy Heart

There are eight ways you can improve your heart health and decrease your risk of heart-related illnesses and complications, no matter your age or lifestyle. Ahmed Souka, M.D. interventional cardiologist at The University of Kansas Health System St. Franci...

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January 24, 2024

Q&A with Dr. Marie Rosenberger: Cervical Cancer Awareness

January marks Cervical Cancer Awareness Month, a time dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of cervical health and encouraging regular screenings. Once a leading cause of cancer-related deaths among women in the United States, the impact of cervi...

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June 08, 2023

Retired nurse gives high praise to cardiac care staff

Anne Marcotte was not used to being on the other end of a stethoscope. The 75-year-old Topeka resident spent most of her career as a registered nurse in California hospitals before retiring after 52 years. “When I was a brand new cardiac care nurse in ...

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May 18, 2022

Q&A with Dr. Jamie Rempe: Advice for Expectant Mothers

Becoming pregnant with a new child, especially your first, is a very exciting time for expectant mothers. If you have never given birth, or you are new to the area, you may have a number of questions about what to expect when you deliver your baby. Dr. Jamie R...

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May 16, 2022

Dealing with the daily pains of a frozen shoulder

Perhaps one morning you wake up with soreness in your shoulder and just pass it off as “sleeping on it wrong.” Later that week, the pain increases and you try not to use that arm. By the next week, you can hardly move that arm and shoulder without ...

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April 13, 2022

Strenuous overuse causes traffic jam in the Carpal Tunnel

Our bodies are wonderful examples of superb electrical engineering, but problems like carpal tunnel syndrome can cause pain. When you press a button on your phone or type words on your keyboard, electrical signals travel from your fingertips, down the median ...

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