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The University of Kansas Health System ranked nationally in 8 specialties on U.S. News & World Report's 2017-18 Best Hospitals List

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Honoring Breastfeeding/Lactation Care
Published: 6/21/2017

The University of Kansas Health System has received the IBCLC Care Award from the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners and the International Lactation Consultant Association. The awards recognizes the work of lactation consultants across the health system.

Health Equity Steering Committee Begins Work
Published: 6/16/2017

The University of Kansas Cancer Center's Health Equity Steering Committee held its inaugural meeting this week. The group is working to close the gap in cancer prevention and care by reviewing currently available resources and research to identify problem areas and guide the development of initiative goals.

Sports Medicine Dedicates Lawrence Center
Published: 6/16/2017

On June 14, The University of Kansas Health System formally christened its Sports Medicine and Performance Center in Lawrence.

Celebrating the Newest Addition: 'P5'
Published: 6/15/2017

Parking Garage 5, or P5, formally debuted last week on the main campus, just north of the Cambridge North Tower.

#NoTobaccoChat: A Twitter discussion on changing the default approach to tobacco dependence
Published: 6/6/2017

The #NoTobaccoChat, Wednesday, May 31, 2017, focused on changing the way healthcare providers treat tobacco dependence. Currently, guidelines require healthcare providers to ask patients if they are ready to quit so patients opt-in to treatment and may receive medications and counseling. The opt-out approach suggests that providers should be able to treat patients for tobacco use as they would for anything else that negatively impacts the patient's health.

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