Valor Martial Arts in Wichita, Kan. offers a class for people suffering from Parkinson's disease to help them manage some of the symptoms. Research has shown that the exercises associated with boxing can be beneficial.
Residents of the Kansas City area say that while the alpha-gal allergy, passed by the lone star tick, is not a tragedy, it is an inconvenience. They must now avoid eating all forms of mammalian meat. A KC allergist said the allergy can be passed to humans
The temperature, how you arrange the food, and how often you clean the inside of your refrigerator and freezer can affect your health. Jeff Olsen speaks with a registered dietitian from the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program about a plan for a healthy refrigerator-freezer.
Children's Mercy Hospital is leading an international study that compares appendicitis outcomes for children treated with antibiotics versus those treated with the traditional appendectomy, a surgery to remove the infected appendix.
Sumner Regional Medical Center in Wellington, Kan., south of Wichita, has had to depend on an infusion of local tax dollars to stay afloat. President and CEO Les Dean says government leaders are focused on the metro settings and often overlook the little guy.
Barb Wells of Lawrence was recently diagnosed with her second bout of breast cancer. She is receiving an experimental treatment at the Koontz Center for Advanced Breast Cancer at Saint Luke's Hospital in Kansas City. The 42-year-old has high hopes that the drug will work and is pleased she can receive the treatment closer to home so she can spend time with her family on Mother's Day.