COVID-19 Vaccine Effectiveness
The CDC recommends all people age 12 and over get their COVID-19 vaccine as soon as possible. We've compiled a list of common questions to help inform you why COVID-19 vaccination is so important.
COVID-19 Vaccine FAQ
Following months navigating a pandemic, the arrival of vaccines brings us much hope. It also brings many questions, and we’ll answer the most commonly asked ones here.
Don’t Let Seasons in the Sun Destroy Your Sight
The same ultraviolet (UV) radiation that can damage your skin can also hurt your eyes. Dirck DeKeyser, OD, shares some tips to keep your eyes healthy while enjoying summer activities.
Protecting Children from Too Much Sun
Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States and worldwide. Protecting your child’s skin from too much ultraviolet (UV) radiation early in life can greatly reduce this risk.
Why I Love Caring for Sick People
Riley Ferree, RN, explains what it’s like to join The University of Kansas Health System and thrive in her nursing career,
Varicose Veins: Symptoms, Treatments and Myths
As many as 1 in 4 adults have varicose veins: large, dark blue, swollen or gnarled blood vessels visible through the skin. But what causes them?
Pregnancy Month by Month
Your body will experience many changes during your pregnancy. Learn what to expect as the baby grows.
Staying Healthy During Pregnancy
It is very important for you and your baby that you take care of yourself while pregnant. In addition to eating right and exercising, there are environmental factors you should know about.
The Importance of Getting a Good Night’s Sleep
Learn how COVID-19, stress and sleep disorders could be impacting your sleep.
What is a Rare Disease?
Rare diseases affect fewer than 200,000 people in the U.S., which makes diagnosis and treatment at academic medical centers like ours crucial for accuracy.
Greek Chickpea Salad
Trying to meal prep? This salad is perfect for making ahead and eating all week long.
Turkey Walnut Salad
Celebrate Heart Month while enjoying the tastes of Thanksgiving with this heart-healthy, high-protein salad recipe.
Spicy Jerk Chicken Pineapple Salad
As part of Heart Month 2021, we share this recipe for heart-healthy salad recipe with an extra kick.
Roasted Vegetable and Rotini Pasta
As part of Heart Month 2021, we share this pasta salad recipe packed with heart-healthy vegetables.