Junior Volunteer Summer Program Interviews Now Being Scheduled

Junior Volunteer Summer Program Interviews Now Being Scheduled Lawrence Memorial Hospital is accepting applications for its Junior Volunteer Program. The program gives area junior high ...


Excuse Me While I Breastfeed My Seven-Year-Old

I still remember the day very vividly. I was waiting tables at the Lawrence Old Chicago (may it rest in peace) and I walked up ...

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Fund offers financial help for people with disabilities to purchase assistive technology devices

A local charity that helps people with disabilities acquire assistive technology devices is accepting applications for assistance. The Gerald “Jerry” Vogel Assistive Technology Fund helps ...


Students, apply now to be the next Double Take columnist

Dr. Wes: Today begins the ninth annual essay contest to find the eleventh teen co-author of Double Take. In October, we’ll celebrate 10 years breaking ...


Internal Medicine Group recognized for patient-centered care

The Internal Medicine Group of Lawrence recently was recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance. The Internal Medicine Group earned recognition as a Level ...


Pioneer Celebration set for April 21

The public is invited to attend Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center's Pioneer Celebration from 5:30-7 p.m. April 21 at Maceli’s, 1031 New Hampshire St. ...


Acai Bowl at Ramen Bowls

The Acai Bowl at Ramen Bowls, 125 E. 10th St., is packed with antioxidants and other amazing healthful goodies. See the recipe below for how to make it yourself.

When we lived in Hawaii, surfers flocked island juice bars to get their hands on an acai bowl. For a long time, we wondered what ...


The Easter Bunny: The Stuff of Nightmares

Dying eggs, chocolate bunnies, Grandma’s potato salad — these are all things that come to mind when I think of Easter. They are things that ...

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Trail running is poetry in Lawrence

Members of the Lawrence Trailhawks run along the North River Trail in May 2012. The trail is literally in Lawrence's backyard and provides a variety of terrain for all levels of runner.

“The woods are lovely, dark and deep, But I have promises to keep, And miles to go before I sleep, And miles to go before ...


Superheroes display powers when volunteering at LMH

Chloe Hays, a Free State High School senior who is a Health Careers Pathways intern,
and Paul Flower, information desk volunteer, volunteer at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

Who works 75,102 hours for free? That would be the 927 volunteers of the Lawrence Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, whose contributions of time and talent support ...

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Give your kids a salary, or don’t complain

Wes: Even when their kids are still in the womb, far too many parents reach up and hand the moon and stars down to their ...

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Kansas University to host bone marrow donor drive this week

Kansas University and Delete Blood Cancer, a global nonprofit with more than 4 million registered donors, will host a bone marrow donor drive on campus ...


Relay for Life team sign-up ends April 15

Team sign-up for Relay for Life of Douglas County ends April 15.

Do you know anyone who is a cancer survivor whom you would like to honor for their courageous fight? Have you known anyone who has ...


Lawrence clinic introduces Apple-compatible hearing aids

Kaw Valley Hearing, 1520 Wakarusa Drive, recently became one of the first places to offer a hearing aid that is compatible with the iPhone, iPad ...


Lawrence gym offers free access for military, veterans

Omni Method Gym, 721 E. Ninth St., is offering free gym access for military veterans, active duty personnel and recruits weekdays from 4-6 p.m. and ...


Hilltop Hustle race set for April 27

The 15th annual Hilltop Hustle will take place Sunday, April 27. The certified 5K course will begin and end at the steps of Hilltop Child ...


Lawrence Habitat for Humanity needs 5K volunteers

Lawrence Habitat for Humanity is in need of a large group of volunteers for the Women Opening Doors for Women 5K on May 11. Proceeds ...


I’m Becoming My Mother

Mom and Me in 1986

“If you took better care of your things, they wouldn’t get broken.” As soon as the words escaped my mouth last week, I cringed at ...


Parents fail a lot for this reason

Dear Dr. Wes and Kendra: I am at wit's end. I have an 18-year-old son who is constantly pushing my buttons. He is disrespectful and ...


What does it mean to be a 100 Top Hospital?

Today marks the first of an ongoing series of articles from and about your community hospital, Lawrence Memorial Hospital. Many thanks to the Journal-World for ...