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- Patient at KU Hospital considered ‘very low risk’ for Ebola
- May 30, 2015
- Kansas University Hospital said Friday evening that a patient under treatment with a fever, who recently returned from the West African nation of Sierra Leone, is considered at “very low risk” for Ebola.
- AARP survey: Many generic medicine prices have risen sharply
- May 28, 2015
- Reversing a long-term trend, prices for more than one in four generic medicines widely used by older Americans increased in 2013, some very sharply, according to a survey by AARP.
- Mental health successes illustrate healing power of treatment
- May 28, 2015
- As May — which is Mental Health Awareness Month — winds down, Bert Nash shares a few success stories of clients’ recovery process. Their progress gives insight into the help that a community mental health program can provide.
- Market Match program launches at farmers markets for second year
- 04:40 p.m., May 27, 2015 Updated 03:56 p.m.
- The Market Match program has launched for its second year at the Lawrence Farmers Market and Cottin’s Hardware Farmers Market.
- K-State can test for new strain of dog flu affecting Midwest; no cases reported in Kansas
- 12:41 p.m., May 27, 2015 Updated 10:35 p.m.
- Kansas State University’s Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory can test for a new strain of canine influenza, or dog flu, that has infected more than 1,000 dogs in the Midwest since April, according to a news release Wednesday by the university.
- Health Department workshop teaches health-related community planning
- May 27, 2015
- The Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department is offering a workshop “Integrating Health into Community Decision-making” in collaboration with the Kansas Health Institute and the Oregon Public Health Institute.
- Study: Fewer kids have severe mental problems; more get help
- May 26, 2015
- Contrary to public perception and horrific cases that make headlines, serious mental problems are declining among the nation’s youth, and there has been a big rise in how many are getting help, a new study finds.
- Once just an underground movement, parkour gets a class of its own in Lawrence
- May 25, 2015
- Across the globe, the gap-jumping, wall-scaling, obstacle-vaulting training discipline known as parkour has only recently begun to outgrow its underground popularity. And it’s even entering the mainstream right here in Lawrence.
- Double Take: Breaking up really is hard to do, and overcoming it takes maturity
- May 25, 2015
- Breakups are tough. But don’t give up on meaningful relationships because one ended badly. Kyra recommends dealing with emotions in the present and taking some time to reflect.
- Art gives voice, healing to woman living with mental-health condition
- May 23, 2015
- It all started with a doodle. Lesa Weller had always struggled with mental health. Diagnoses for depression and bipolar disorder came early in life, and several suicide attempts marked her teenage years.
- Michelle Obama offers glimpse of workout routine
- May 21, 2015
- Michelle Obama has finally revealed some of her workout secrets. The first lady skips rope, does abdominal crunches with a weighted ball and jumps on and off a bench in a White House video released as part of the fifth anniversary celebration of her “Let’s Move” initiative against childhood obesity.
- LMH proposes health and wellness partnership with city
- 02:40 p.m., May 20, 2015 Updated 10:47 p.m.
- At its May meeting, the Lawrence Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees approved proposals to develop a partnership with the city of Lawrence to improve and broaden the hospital’s outreach in health and wellness into the community.
- Fitness ‘crawl’ on Wednesday gives seniors a chance to sample activities
- May 19, 2015
- National Senior Health & Fitness Day is a nationwide event held the last Wednesday in May during Older Americans Month. Locally, Lawrence Memorial Hospital is teaming up with the Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department, the Lawrence Public Library and Douglas County Senior Services to offer “Fitness Crawl,” a full day of health and fitness activities and events on May 27.
- Double Take: Standardized testing provides little benefit to students
- May 19, 2015
- Dr. Wes wants an end to standardized testing; Kyra agrees that kids go through enough, but thinks some form of standardized testing is necessary.