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More measles cases confirmed in Kansas county

The measles outbreak that started at a Johnson County daycare continues to have ripple effects, with two more cases and three new sites where other people may have been exposed. There have now been 13 confirmed cases: 11 in Johnson County

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Should you have your child circumcised? Here are some things to consider

The practice of circumcision started about 4,000 years ago for religious reasons. Today, many Jews and Muslims have their sons circumcised for the same religious reason. However, most Americans have their sons circumcised for other, more common psychological and social reasons: Grandfathers, fathers, uncles and brothers were circumcised, so the son is circumcised. Hygiene is another popular reason for circumcision.

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13 tips for mental health wellness

Good mental health isn’t the absence of mental health struggles. Physical and emotional stress can trigger chemical changes in the brain. Coping skills help reduce stress and promote good mental health. Here are some tips to boost mood and increas

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What is PTSD?

PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) is a mental health problem that some people develop after experiencing or witnessing a life-threatening event, like combat, a natural disaster, a car accident, or sexual assault.

Watch a man who lost his voice to ALS react to hearing his voice again

Ice Bucket Challenge co-founder, Pat Quinn lost his voice to ALS in 2017. Project Revoice used Quinn's old interviews and speeches to recreate a new voice for him.
Courtesy The ALS Association Candi Bolden