New short-term disability benefit offered to KU Medical Center employees
No one can predict if and when a disabling illness or injury will happen. Short-term disability is a type of insurance that will pay a percentage of your salary for a specified amount of time if you are ill or injured and cannot perform the duties of your job. KU Medical Center is now partnering with Aflac and the KUMC Credit Union to offer a new short-term disability benefit for employees. Read more.
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Take a quiz and you can win a prize: Throughout April, we've shared awareness messages to help everyone understand how much we spend on utilities annually. See what you've learned by taking a short quiz. Everyone who answers correctly will be entered into a drawing to win fluorescent bulbs. Take the quiz.
Aspirin in the prevention of breast cancer
Regular use of low-dose aspirin may prevent the progression of breast cancer, according to results of a study. The senior author is Sushanta Banerjee, Ph.D., director of the cancer research unit and a professor at KU Medical Center. Read more.
May 2: Integrating Quality Improvement into the Real World series for faculty from noon to 1 p.m. Read more.
June 20: Join Frontiers: The Heartland Institute for Clinical and Translational Research and the Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute for its annual symposium, "Integrating Technology into Translational Research." Read more
The Eye of Horus is an ancient Egyptian symbol of protection, royal power and good health and is on display at "The History of Ophthalmology: From Antiquity to Lasers" exhibit through July 19 in the Clendening Museum. More about the exhibit.