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Jul 15, 2014, 15:00 ET

The University of Kansas Hospital One of Only 14 Hospitals to Rank Nationally in All Twelve Categories on U.S. News Report

All 12 specialty programs of The University of Kansas Hospital are nationally ranked in the top 50 in the prestigious 2014-15 adult "Best Hospital"...

Feb 11, 2014, 16:24 ET

A Heart That Tweets Your Doctor?

 Tweets and instant messages are great ways for people to update each other in real-time, but a new messaging technology in the healthcare...

Nov 08, 2013, 19:10 ET

Soldier Donates Kidney to Her Fellow Soldier This Veterans Day (Video)

A soldier's desire to save a fellow soldier's life doesn't always stop when the mission is complete. Retired Lt. Col. Beth Ward was having a...

Sep 25, 2013, 18:12 ET
10-year-old skating phenom Evan Doherty ("Big E") is helping launch a concussion safety awareness program with The University of Kansas Hospital called "Big Safety". Kids can learn more and take the pledge at or tweet #BigSafety.  (PRNewsFoto/The University of Kansas Hospital)

Big Safety: 10-Year-Old Skating Phenom Helps Launch Concussion Awareness Program with The University of Kansas Hospital

 Evan Doherty is a 10-year-old skateboarding star who's been flashing his skills since he was four. He earned the nickname "Big E" when his mom...

Aug 08, 2013, 16:23 ET

First of Its Kind Bionic Pain Control Option Offered at The University of Kansas Hospital

 Technology seen in sci-fi movies is being implemented in the real medical world.  For more than 100 million Americans affected by chronic...

Jun 11, 2013, 14:28 ET

Media Alert: Brain Surgeon Dr. Koji Ebersole Addresses Using Superglue to Save Infant's Life

 Three-week-old Ashlyn Julian is recovering quickly in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at The University of Kansas Hospital from a near fatal...

Apr 25, 2013, 17:05 ET

New Flu Strain in Far East Adds Vigilance to Midwest Hospital

The World Health Organization (WHO) is calling the new strain of H7H9 influenza virus "lethal" and The University of Kansas Hospital is preparing...

Mar 14, 2013, 18:40 ET

Brackets or 'Break-Its': 5 Common Women's Basketball-Related Injuries

Many Americans are familiar with common injuries sustained by male athletes because of the heavy year-round media coverage of men's sports. But as...

Feb 26, 2013, 16:32 ET

No Snow Days for Hospitals: How One Midwest Hospital Deals with Major Winter Storms

 As major snowstorms have recently battered the mid-section of the country, keeping most people home from work and school, hospitals have...

Feb 12, 2013, 19:45 ET

Forget Valentine's Day Chocolate or Flowers, Donated Kidney Saves the Day

 While flowers, dinner and chocolate work as gifts for some couples this Valentine's Day, one Kansas City couple had a very unique gift...

Jan 30, 2013, 18:24 ET

First-Ever Yoga Study Published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology Finds Yoga to be a Safe, Effective Therapy for Heart Patients

Yoga training has always been thought of as a healthy activity, but now a study has the scientific findings to prove it. In a first-of-its-kind...

Jan 10, 2013, 14:02 ET

The University of Kansas Hospital Performs 1000 Liver Transplants

 In the Midwest Transplant Network service area, no other hospital has transplanted more organs than The University of Kansas Hospital. Two...

Aug 09, 2012, 18:19 ET

Kansas City Chiefs And The University of Kansas Hospital Announce Major Healthcare Partnership

 The Kansas City Chiefs and The University of Kansas Hospital have announced a 10-year partnership that brings a comprehensive healthcare...

May 14, 2012, 12:55 ET

Does Gender Matter for Athlete Injuries?

With the predominance of male athletes featured on television and covered in the media year-round, most Americans are familiar with some of the...

Apr 07, 2010, 00:01 ET

Sitting Down on the Job: New Data Finds That Patients Are Happier When Doctors Sit Down, Even if They Don't Stay as Long

Sitting down on the job has its advantages. New data from The University of Kansas Hospital finds that patients perceive doctors who sit down...

Dec 21, 2007, 00:00 ET

Attention Last-Minute Shoppers: Flu Shots Still Available

KANSAS CITY, Kan., Dec. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- While it may be too late to purchase certain must-have gifts this holiday season, there is still time...

Apr 02, 2007, 01:00 ET

Six Important Things to Know About Preventing Hospital Infections

KANSAS CITY, Kan., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Hospital infections are among the top ten leading causes of death in the United States, according to...

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