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Starting July 1st, new doctors could work 24 hour shigt
Jun 29, 2017 -- A change in ACGME guidelines will allow first-year residents to work 24-hour shifts.
Time to menopause may impact women's heart disease risk
May 15, 2017 -- Postmenopausal women who reached menopause at an earlier age or who never gave birth may be at higher risk for heart disease, according to a new study by researchers at UCSF Health.
You can go home again: Mom returns to Hutch, memories as doctor
May 14, 2017 -- Today, just as they do every Mother’s Day, Dr. Brandi Wiens and her children will be planting flowers
Religion and mental illness form a complex relationship
May 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 lungs
May 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.
Could '13 Reasons Why' be a suicide trigger in Sedgwick County?
May 09, 2017 -- As “13 Reasons Why” has become the most tweeted-about show in 2017, some members of the Sedgwick County Suicide Prevention Coalition say reports of suicidal thoughts and attempts have spiked among area youths.
Letter to the Editor: Working for us
Apr 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.
Genetics clinic expands, offers service unique to area
Feb 27, 2017 -- The KU School of Medicine-Wichita's Pediatrics genetics clinic is a collaboration among Wesley Children's Hospital, Arkansas Children's Hospital, and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.
Americans worry about health insurance replacement
Feb 15, 2017 -- Dr. Donna Sweet weighs in on possible effects of an ACA repeal.
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