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December 13, 2021

8 Facts About Osteoarthritis and Mako SmartRobotics™ for Knee Replacement

Do you feel persistent pain and stiffness in one or both knees while walking, exercising or performing normal daily activities? If yes, you may have osteoarthritis and could be a candidate for knee replacement surgery. Craig L. Vosburgh, MD, orthopedic surgeo...

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September 01, 2020

Years of Back Pain Led Kansas Woman to Life-Saving Physician

When Nina McGrath, 70, was in her early 20’s, she was involved in a car accident that prompted more than five decades of severe pain in her back. After years of provisional care, including steady visits to chiropractors and multiple steroid injections, M...

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September 17, 2019

Food Safety Tips to Keep In Mind When Preparing a Meal

Nationally recognized as Food Safety Awareness Month, September highlights the need to put food safety measures into practice when preparing and serving food. According to the Centers for Disease Controls and Prevention (CDC), each year, 48 million people get ...

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February 27, 2019

Understanding Heart Attack Symptoms

Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States. The most common form of heart disease is coronary heart disease (CHD) which can lead to a heart attack. It’s important to know the signs and symptoms of a heart attack and seek immediat...

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January 21, 2019

How To Achieve and Maintain a Healthy Weight

Maintaining a healthy weight can be one of the more challenging aspects of health, especially for individuals with chronic obesity. In Kansas alone, more than 32 percent of adults are obese. Even with such high percentage of the population living with this dis...

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December 18, 2018

Lung Disease in America

More than 25 million people in the U.S. have a lung disease, with lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) being two of the most common. Nicole Garst, APRN at the pulmonology clinic at The University of Kansas Health System St. Francis Camp...

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June 28, 2018

Early Detection Crucial In Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, an estimated 5.7 million Americans of all ages are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease and by the year 2050, it is expected to reach 17 million. Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive disease...

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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. Strokes are also the leading cause of long-term disability and the leading preventable cause of disability. For National Stroke Month,...

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