• Wichita’s Littlest Heroes

    Kansas Medical Center is a proud sponsor of Wichita’s Littlest Heroes. Learn more about this great organization here https://www.wichitaslittlestheroes.com      

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  • Meal planning

    Meal planning

    Meal planning for a family, a challenge on its own, can be more so now with seclusion at home, more people to feed with different tastes, and more food stores with limited groceries and shopping times. There’s also the uncertainly of bare shelves, with normal staples of a nutritious diet unavailable, at least temporarily. It’s

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  • Home-cooked meals with less salt

    Home-cooked meals with less salt

    With more people staying at home these days, there’s more opportunity to prepare homemade meals. Although home-cooked meals tend to be much lower in salt than what you’d get from a restaurant, you still need to be careful, says Liz Moore, a dietitian at Harvard-affiliated Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC). Why worry about salt?

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  • Think running is not for you? Try this

    Think running is not for you? Try this

    Research suggests that you don’t have to run far, fast, or even that often to reap the rewards from running. For instance, a meta-analysis published online Nov. 4, 2019, by the British Journal of Sports Medicine looked at 14 studies involving more than 232,000 people, and found that running only once a week for less

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  • How teenagers can protect their mental health during coronavirus (COVID-19)

    How teenagers can protect their mental health during coronavirus (COVID-19)

    Being a teenager is difficult no matter what, and the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is making it even harder. With school closures and cancelled events, many teens are missing out on some of the biggest moments of their young lives — as well as everyday moments like chatting with friends and participating in class. For teenagers

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  • Apps to keep us connected in a time of social distancing

    Apps to keep us connected in a time of social distancing

    If you’re wondering how to stay in touch during this time of social distancing, take heart: thanks to technology, chatting with and even seeing others has never been easier — and frankly, it’s never been more important. “Isolation cuts against our natural impulses that have evolved to make us fitter, healthier, and safer. That is

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  • Strategies to promote better sleep in these uncertain times

    Strategies to promote better sleep in these uncertain times

    These are unprecedented times. Given the real and tangible threat of the coronavirus pandemic on personal, community, and societal levels, it is normal to experience anxiety and sleep problems. Sleep is a reversible state marked by a loss of consciousness to our surroundings, and as members of the animal kingdom, our brains have evolved to

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