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The cost of healthy eating
Sep 01, 2015 -- A study by KU Medical Center researcher Susana Patton finds that a healthy diet for families with children who have Type 1 diabetes can add up to $1,500 or more to a family’s annual food budget
KU Medical Center students participate in community service days
Aug 20, 2015 -- Incoming students from the KU Schools of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions participated in community service days in Kansas City, Wichita and Salina
KU's Sensory Supported Swimming program serves its 100th student
Aug 14, 2015 -- A program launched by the University of Kansas Department of Occupational Therapy Education to teach children with autism spectrum disorders how to swim has reached a noteworthy milestone – 100 students taught.
ITV health program in Goodland is having a big impact across Kansas
Aug 05, 2015 -- An initiative launched by Goodland Regional Medical Center soon after the hospital became a member of the Midwest Cancer Alliance (MCA) is now playing a role in improving the health and well-being of people all over Kansas.
A byproduct of intestinal bacteria may promote heart disease in kidney disease patients
Jul 30, 2015 -- A new study by University of Kansas Medical Center researchers shows that a byproduct of intestinal bacteria may promote heart disease in patients with reduced kidney function
New research shows that stroke patients should start physical activity while still in the hospital
Jul 24, 2015 -- A new study by led by Sandy Billinger finds that greater emphasis should be placed on increasing physical activity during a patient's hospital stay following an acute stroke
PCORI awards $8.6 million Phase II grant to the Great Plains Collaborative Network
Jul 21, 2015 -- The University of Kansas Medical Center-led Great Plains Collaborative Network received an $8.6 million dollar Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) grant to continue its work on establishing a network of medical centers in the Midwest to connect electronic medical record systems
New research shows older adults can improve brain function by raising their fitness level.
Jul 10, 2015 -- A study by the KU Alzheimer's Disease Center at KU Medical Center finds that seniors can improve brain function by raising their fitness level
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