Health in Kansas City, KS

Background Cardiovascular (CV) risk is high in children with chronic kidney disease (CKD), and further compounded in those who are overweight. Children with CKD have a unique body habitus not...

Famous Kansas City homeboys Paul Rudd, Eric Stonestreet, Rob Riggle and David Koechner return to kick off the ninth Big Slick Celebrity Weekend to benefit the pediatric cancer center at Children's Mercy hospital.

At the Big Slick softball game at Kauffman Stadium, hosts Paul Rudd, Rob Riggle, Eric Stonestreet and David Koechner and their celebrity guests braved the heat and brought publicity to their fundraiser for Children's Mercy hospital.

Mason Payne is athletic and competitive, charming and sweet and seven years old when he suffered a stroke. The collaboration between Children's Mercy and The University of Kansas Health System resulted in the lifesaving care Mason needed.

Segment 1: How trauma and abuse in childhood can mean a lifetime of illness. Dr. Nadine Burke Harris had already established herself as a provider of care

V Shakhnovich et al. J Pediatr 2018; 193: 102-8. Using pharmocokinetic data from 41 obese children (6-17 years), the authors conclude that lean body weight dosing of pantoprazole led to pantoprazol…

Tami Hughes' Monday morning is harder than yours.Or maybe not, if you have young children in Jefferson City.

With the recent publication of Pete Souza’s inspiring new book, Dream Big Dreams, presidential picture books are gracing many a bookshelf, just in time for President’s Day, which gives young readers have an opportunity to celebrate the legacy of our nation’s past and current presidents. These nonfic

2/1/2018. Insuring a Future: The ACA and American Health Care Reform. What will happen to Obamacare? A panel of experts discusses the future of the ACA.

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An estimated 18 million Americans live with sleep apnea, often using a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine to get a better night’s sleep. But now there’s a novel approach for treating sleep apnea, Inspire, which is only available at The University of Kansas Health System in the region.