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Sedgwick County doctors offer guidance as new COVID strain causes resurgence in cases
“Anytime that you’re having an illness where you’re not staying well, what this pandemic has taught us is it’s really important to stay home, so that way, you don’t spread it to someone else,” Dr. Schwasinger-Schmidt said.

A hit and a miss for novel autism drug
Commenting on the study for Medscape Medical News, Rachel Brown, MBBS, professor and chair of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita, praised the study for being "well-designed" with sufficient statistical power to engender trust in the findings.

Sedgwick County prepares for launch of new 988 mental health hotline
In 2020 Sedgwick County recorded its highest rate, according to data from Sedgwick County and KU School of Medicine-Wichita.

Do you really need to do a parasite cleanse?
“For a long time, there have been people selling products with various health claims designed to separate people from their money,” says Thomas Moore, MD, an infectious disease expert and clinical professor at the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita.

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