The Kansas Tick-Borne Disease Advocates organized a 5K yesterday in Lawrence. The goal was to raise awareness for Lyme disease.
Lawrence Memorial Hospital is starting the conversation among children about a difficult topic, and they'd like to open up the communication even further. Talking about cancer with anyone can be difficult, but especially for kids. That's why LMH is offering a free summer program for children of parents with cancer.
The Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department is asking the city and county for thousands of dollars as a result of state budget cuts. The department requests more than $30,000 to help fund a public health need that the agency says is a top priority.
A new procedure for removing cataracts has arrived in Lawrence.
A new report shows a declining percentage of Kansans are getting their health insurance through their employers.
A new clinic offering abortions and other medical services to women has opened in Wichita nearly four years after Dr. George Tiller was murdered.
Criticism of the federal overhaul of health care flows freely inside the Republican-dominated Kansas Statehouse.
A new national study says Kansas could see an increase of nearly 19 percent by 2017 in medical claims costs for individual insurance policies under the federal health care overhaul.
The fourth annual County Health Rankings Report placed Douglas County as the 9th healthiest county in Kansas, dropping two spots from last year.
A new coalition is launching a campaign to get Kansas to expand its Medicaid program as encouraged by the federal government's overhaul of health care.