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$2 million gift establishes addictions research center at KU

LAWRENCE — The opioid crisis has brought heightened attention to the effects of addic

Research hones interventions for kids with developmental language disorder

Six were honored by the Friends of the Life Span Institute

Six recipients were honored at this year’s Friends of the Life Span Institute dinner celebration: two graduate research assistants, and for the f

Researchers link dietary supplement DHA to higher fat-free body mass in children

LAWRENCE — University of Kansas researchers have reported that pregnant women who consumed a supplement of DHA (docosahexaenoic acid), a nutrient added to U.S. infant formulas since 2002, tend to have children with higher fat-free body mass at 5 years old.

Program giving teachers innovative ways to increase students with disabilities' inclusion in general ed classrooms

Studies show tool can identify individual needs, supports to help youths with autism, intellectual disabilities

LAWRENCE — To better serve families, University of Kansas researchers are examining the use of standardized assessments of support needs for children with autism spectrum disorders and intellectual disabilities.

Health for the 21st Century Summit

More than 120 people attended the Health for the 21st Century Summit hosted at the University of Kansas on January 16, 2018.

Amid shifting demographics, researchers strive to boost well-being for Wyandotte County with community health plan

LAWRENCE — A team of public health researchers is finalizing a communitywide health plan for Wyandotte County, the county that encompasses Kansas City, Kansas.

Study shows interventions, though few, can be effective for students with high-functioning autism

Across the country, more and more young people are being diagnosed as with autism spectrum disorder, including those with high-functioning autism.

Study shows people with mental health conditions more likely to have coverage and access under Affordable Care Act

Individuals with mental illnesses were more likely to have health insurance and be able to access health care and mental health services after the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, according to new research.

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