The emergency department at the University of Kansas Hospital. Through the end of September, the hospital reported 38 assaults against nurses and other employees this year.
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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - The University of Kansas Medical Center has received a $100,000 grant for ovarian cancer research.
The Lawrence Journal-World reports (http://bit.ly/TjMnWD ) the grant is one of 13 announced this month from the Mary Kay Foundation. The foundation for the cosmetics company donated a total of $1.3 million to researchers around the country working on cancers that affect women.
The University of Kansas Medical Center said in a release it will use the grant to help develop better technology for detecting and treating early-stage ovarian cancer.
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The Independence School District welcomed home another class of students from the MindStream Academy in South Carolina, and celebrated their combined weight loss of 1,129 pounds.