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Depression in Women

Depression is an illness manifested in many forms that can affect women at any point in their lives. Some women may experience a less severe, yet…

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Brain Injury Awareness

March is brain injury awareness month. A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is one of the most common types of brain injuries, and is caused by trauma to…

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Burn Prevention

Tips to Prevent Burns and Scalds in Children   BURN AWARENESS WEEK IS FEBRUARY 5TH-11TH, 2017. It provides an opportunity to teach kids how to be responsible for their personal safety and increase…

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Staying Active

AT ANY SIZE There is an ongoing debate about whether it’s possible to be both overweight AND fit at the same time. The idea that a person can…

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All for Annie

OVERCOMING DEBILITATING MS LEADS TO A DESIRE TO HELP OTHERS As a senior in college – one month shy of graduation from the University of Kansas –…