Health in Kansas City, KS

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Bullying is unwanted, aggressive behavior among school aged children that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. The behavior is repeated, or has the potential to be repeated, over time. Both kids who are bullied and who bully others may have serious lasting problems
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6 out of 10 Kansas City teens say they witness bullying in school every day. It’s time to stop bullying by helping kids, teens and adults to call it when they see…

Background Outcome data for infants on chronic peritoneal dialysis (CPD) is limited and has been based primarily on the analyses of voluntary entry registry data. In contrast, the United States Renal...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Potty training can be a difficult task for any parent. So parenting experts suggest making sure your child is really ready when you begin.
Mary Williams from the Family Conservancy stopped by the FOX4 studio Monday, Aug. 13 to share when a child is ready to begin potty training and tips to make it successful.

In Wyandotte County alone, child care has become inaccessible for many. A new project aimed at helping families find quality and affordable care will launch this week.

A lot of people who could benefit from integrative medicine may not consider it because they don’t know what it is. Here’s a quick lesson to help you understand.

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.

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.

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…

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