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Lawrence martial artists encourage self-defense training for all

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. In addition to spreading awareness of the signs of abuse throughout the month, self-defense training is encouraged. The Emily Taylor Center for Women & Gender Equity, KU Recreation Services, Student Senate and the Campus Safety Committee sponsor free self-defense classes for all KU students. Students who take the classes … Continue reading

Weekly Health News Updates

A review of studies by New York University professors found that rather than mothers, fathers influence the age at which their teenage children sex. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists released new guidelines this week encouraging healthy women who have never tested positive for HPV to wait three to five years between Pap tests. … Continue reading

Lawrence Color Run encourages all runners, regardless of fitness level

University of Kansas students are ready for the happiest, craziest 5K of their lives. The Color Run will paint Lawrence red and blue…and yellow, orange, green and pink Saturday, Oct. 6. The excitement surrounding The Color Run attracts experienced runners and amateurs alike, and introduces more people to an active lifestyle. “It appeals to anyone, … Continue reading

Weekly Health News Updates

The generation defined by its obsession with technology is physically suffering – above the waistline – from technological advances. “Text Neck” affects users of smartphones, tablets and computers when they lean toward the screens, creating poor posture and applying stress to the spine. Removing soda – arguably the leading cause of obesity – from a diet results in … Continue reading

Health on the Hill

This semester, I will be reporting on college health. A section of my blog, Health on the Hill, will be dedicated to bringing national and local health issues to a more specific audience: college students at the University of Kansas. I will also share stories from other reporters that I find pertinent to my beat. … Continue reading