Religion and mental illness form a complex relationshipMay 14, 2017
-- Commands from God, visions of demons, spiritual persecution – at least one national expert estimates that one-third of psychoses involve religious delusions.Yet others cling to religion in the face of mental illness, seeking comfort in the church, synagogue, mosque or temple.
Parents causing air pollution and hurting young lungsMay 11, 2017
-- "We were approached by a group from the University of Kansas and talking to us a little bit about having some idle free zones. I guess the idea actually spawned from some AVID students at Truesdell Middle School," Waterbury said.
Letter to the Editor: Working for usApr 01, 2017
-- April 3-7 is National Public Health Week. Take a few moments to thank the health professionals and elected officials in Sedgwick County and the state of Kansas for their many successful public health efforts and encourage them to keep working on behalf of all of us.
Taking sexual history in primary care settings: Where to start?Mar 01, 2017
-- Guest Editorial, Donna Sweet, M.D.: Primary care physicians recognize the importance of taking a sexual history in the prevention and management of HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs). At the same time, many of us haven't incorporated it into our everyday work. We know what to ask, but we may be uncomfortable asking intimate questions about a patient's sex life.