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Q&A with Sharla Smith, Maternal and Fetal Health Researcher
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What to know about the keto diet from experts at KU Medical Center who study it
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NIH grant helps KU provide obesity and metabolism research training for pre-doctoral graduate students
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Virtual reality is changing the way University of Kansas teaches nursing students
"If somebody is living out on the western side of Kansas, they're not in a position maybe to move to Kansas City or to move to one of the cities where they have a nursing school. They can go to nursing school where they live," said Kesa Herlihy, director of Stimulation Education Program at the University of Kansas School of Nursing.
KCUR

Obesity Drugs for Kids? Why New Guidelines Make Sense
With 14 million kids in the US affected by obesity, “it’s a very real and serious problem that poses health risks now and in the future for these kids," said Sarah Hampl, chair of the committee that devised the guidelines and a pediatric weight management specialist at University of Kansas School of Medicine.
Washington Post

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