Treating Fatigue is Key to Maximizing Health as You Age
Feeling tired all the time is not normal, and it can be treated with help from your doctor. Learn how to identify the causes of fatigue and what you can do to manage it.
Toby's Take: GED, Because We Care
The University of Kansas Health System's Because We Care GED Program helps employees earn their GED while getting paid. Learn more about this inspiring program and the graduates who are making a difference.
Good Skin Care: One Key to Preventing Vulvar and Vaginal Disorders
When you have pain in your vulva or vagina, it can be deeply unsettling. The good news is that some vulvar and vaginal disorders are common, treatable and even preventable.
Toby's Take: The Same Person?
The inpatient rehab unit is located across Rainbow Boulevard from the hospital campus in Kansas City. It’s in a building it shares with other businesses. One thing these patients have in common is they have to relearn how to do everyday tasks we take for granted.
Natural Ways to Help Male Fertility
Male infertility is a common problem that affects millions of couples around the world. In this article, Dr. Ajay Nangia, MD, a urologist at The University of Kansas Health System, discusses the causes of male infertility, how it is diagnosed, and ways to optimize natural fertility.
Toby's Take: Big U.S. News Again!
The University of Kansas Health System got the news last week that U.S. News & World Report ranked The University of Kansas Hospital best in Kansas City and best in Kansas.
Toby's Take: Bricks, Mortar and a Cure
Many, many of us who attended the June 27 announcement won’t be around, or at least working, when generations to come benefit from this project.
Understanding How Weight-Loss Medications Treat Obesity
The University of Kansas Health System provides comprehensive treatment for patients who are affected by obesity. While that has always included counseling around behavioral issues, nutrition and physical activity, medications are also an important tool.
Comprehensive Treatments for Childhood Obesity
Changing cultural norms and effects from staying home during COVID-19, among other things, have led to increases in childhood obesity. Healthy Hawks has a staged approach and address all 3 prongs: medical, behavioral and nutritional.
Toby's Take: Healthcare Finance 101
The health system awarded Glasrud the vaunted Legacy Award at the 2023 annual Hall of Fame Awards in June.
Reducing Disparities In Black Pregnancy
Black women are dying at more than twice the rate of white or Hispanic women. “We aren't afraid to say that out loud, and we're working through ways to try to address it.”
5 Things You May Not Know About Alcohol Use
For many, alcohol is a common element of celebrations and routines. Getting the family together for a holiday party? Had a bad day a work? Before cracking open that beer or popping a cork, learn a few things about drinking that may surprise you.
Toby's Take: Text MAMMO
Right now, if you text MAMMO to our health system number, 913-588-1227, you can schedule a mammography screening. That’s it.
4 Things to Know About LGBTQ-Affirming Healthcare
LGBTQ+ individuals seeking healthcare can face judgment, discrimination and denial of care from their providers or administrative staff. The University of Kansas Health System strives to provide care without judgment or stigma from the moment a patient walks through the doors.