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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.
Board of Regents appoint KU Chancellor search committee
Dec 14, 2016 -- The search committee includes representation from KU students, alumni, endowment, faculty, administration, staff, athletics, and the wider Lawrence community.
World AIDS Day shows support, raises awareness
Dec 01, 2016 -- World AIDS Day is a day for people to join together in the fight against HIV. Each year on this day people show their support for those living with HIV and they remember those who have died
Sedgwick County renews HUD grant for homeless housing program
Sep 07, 2016 -- The Sedgwick County Commission renewed a $940,000 federal grant on Wednesday morning for a housing program that helps homeless people.
Suicide rate, deaths decline in Sedgwick County
Sep 07, 2016 -- Sixty-eight Sedgwick County residents committed suicide in 2015, down from 82 in 2014.
Over $6.3 million pledged for Salina KU Med School
Aug 17, 2016 -- The Blueprint for Rural Health campaign to relocate the University of Kansas School of Medicine–Salina Campus to downtown Salina has surpassed $6.3 million of its $7.5 million goal.
New partnership launched to support Sedgwick County's Comcare
Aug 16, 2016 -- Sedgwick County’s community mental health center Comcare will be getting support for its operations through a partnership with a new nonprofit.
Sedgwick Co. Commission Approves Budget, Restores Health Dept. Position
Aug 10, 2016 -- The Sedgwick County Commissioners have approved the county’s 2017 operating budget. The commissioners restored a county health department position that was cut last year.
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