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Research Shows Impact of 'Hyper-Palatable' Foods Across Four Diets

If losing weight was among your 2023 resolutions, findings by researchers from KU and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) may provide clearer guidance about the food you put on your plate. 

KU Cofrin Logan Center to Host Public Lecture on Vaping, Teen Health

Do you have questions about vaping? Want to know more about the health effects of e-cigarettes? Confused by terms like cart, Vuse, mod or Puff Bar? 

Karrie Shogren Named Distinguished Professor

Karrie Shogren advises foreign government ministers, presents in countries around the globe and contributes her knowledge to Kansas in presentations across the state. In recognition of her academic excellence, she has been recognized with the rank of distinguished professor.

2023 Life Span Institute Collaboratory focuses on adapting to changes in research

More than 100 researchers, staff and graduate students from the KU Life Span Institute gathered in person for the 2023 Collaboratory on Jan.

Study Shows SMART Recovery Holds Potential to Help LGBTQ Population with Alcohol, Substance Use

People looking for help in reducing their alcohol and other substance use often turn to 12-step programs.

Federal surveys fail to count 20 to 43% of individuals who are disabled

People with disabilities represent the nation’s single largest and fastest growing minority group, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, with more than 1 in 4 adults qualifying as disabled. However, up to nearly half of this population may be uncounted.

Grant to Expand Research That Supports Kansans with Disabilities and Their Families

The Kansas University Center on Developmental Disabilities has received a five-year, $2.9 million federal grant to expand work that supports people with disabilities and their families throughout Kansas

Grant to expand KU education tool to meet the needs of students and teachers in rural schools

A federal agency has granted the University of Kansas a $15 million award to expand coaching and training to rural schools for an education tool that has been proven effective at boosting engagement and reducing disruptive behaviors in the classroom.

Keep in control of alcohol intake over the holidays with these tips

During the holidays, we are often inundated with opportunities for merry-making, but too much of some seasonal spirits can leave you feeling wrung out.

$3M award to boost IDD research at KU

The University of Kansas has awarded the KU Life Span Institute a $3 million grant to expand the organization’s capacity, staff, recruitment, a

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