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Chickenpox can be especially serious in adults.
You may have heard that two players for the Kansas City Royals baseball team, outfielder Alex Rios and All-Star reliever Kelvin Herrera have both been infected by the chickenpox virus.  This h
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You might not know much about this viral disease.
As I picked up my daughter from her daycare recently, I spotted a new notice informing parents and guardians that the children may have been exposed to ... fifth disease? What is fifth disease?
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Via Christi has partnered with Wichita Habitat for Humanity and the Catholic Diocese of Wichita on the Pope Francis Build, which happens to benefit a Via Christi associate.
A Via Christi associate will soon have a new home thanks to a partnership between the Catholic Diocese of Wichita, Wichita Habitat for Humanity, Via Christi and others. On Thursday, officials
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49 seconds to healthier lunches for your kids.
You might be surprised to learn that most of what parents usually pack in school lunches aren’t all that healthy. For example, fruits snacks and juice boxes are packed full of natural and added sug
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August 24 through 28 is Contact Lens Health Week, and it's a good time for all of us who wear contact lenses to step back and remind ourselves how to keep our eyes healthy while wearing them.&nbs
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Patients at the Via Christi Cancer Institute are benefiting from the same melanoma clinical trial that former President Jimmy Carter is a part of.
The melanoma that former President Jimmy Carter was diagnosed with this week once nearly equated to a death sentence. But now, thanks to breakthroughs in drug research, there is more hope than ever
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Using a cotton swab to clean out ear wax is not only unnecessary, it can be dangerous.
Contrary to popular belief, using cotton swabs to clean out your ears isn’t necessary, and using them can even damage your ear or cause an infection.  The ears have a normal mechanism to remov
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There's no one-size-fits-all approach to pacifier use.
Medical recommendations behind pacifier use are limited and variable, and as a result, there are multiple trains of thought regarding pacifier use. It’s not a one-size-fits-all approach. 
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Some strategies for dealing bed-wetting when it becomes a problem.
As a parent, being aroused from a deep sleep to tend to a child who has wet the bed can be exhausting, especially if it’s an every night occurrence. But for the child who continues to wet the bed beyo
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Via Christi HOPE was involved with a pilot project to help physicians remotely monitor their patients' health.
While serving as on the advisory board for Wichita State University’s biomedical engineering department, Chris Deck, chief operating officer and therapy director for Via Christi HOPE, was working on a
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These fruit pops are a healthy snack and won't make a mess.
Looking for a cool treat for the kids that’s healthy, not messy, when it’s hot outside? These no-drip frozen fruit pops would be the perfect after-school snack while it's still hot out. The flavore
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Here are the answers to all your questions about humidifiers.
The air we breathe becomes mostly humidified when it enters our body through our nose and 100 percent humidified by the time it enters our lungs. So if our body does this on its own, why would you nee
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Via Christi Health, the largest provider of health care services in Kansas, is affiliated with the Marian Health System and Ascension Health. It serves the region through hospitals and outpatient centers, senior villages and services at home.