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KU undergraduate nursing program rises to No. 17 in the nation among public schools in U.S. News rankings
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KU Medical Center announces four-state Heartland Consortium as part of the All of Us Research Program to advance precision medicine
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Rural Kansas Photo Contest accepting entries to showcase the state
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A healthy diet may lower dementia risk — even if you start late
Although more studies are needed, “there’s a lot of data that suggests exercise and diet are good for the brain and can prevent or help slow down” cognitive changes, says Jeffrey Burns, co-director of the University of Kansas Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center.
Washington Post

Kansas struggles with shortage of Alzheimer’s care workers
The University of Kansas has worked to develop training programs geared toward helping providers better understand Alzheimer’s care. They offer a clinical fellowship for physicians and a six-month-long dementia fellowship for advanced practice providers like nurse practitioners.
Flatland KC

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