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Health benefits of laughter

By WDAF Dec 15, 2023

We’ve all heard the phrase “laughter is the best medicine.” Turns out, it's true- for your mental as well as physical health. Dr. Amy Sickel, director of Clinical Psychology Training at Kansas City University, shares some laughs with the news anchors on Fox 4 in Kansas City to demonstrate the many health benefits of laughter.

Early spike in RSV cases: What parents should know

By WDAF Nov 10, 2023

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) cases are on the rise already in 2023. KCU's Dr. Gautam Desai speaks on what parents should know about common RSV symptoms in children.

Coping with stay-at-home mom burnout, depression and isolation

By WDAF Sep 22, 2023

Being a stay-at-home mom is often the most fulfilling job in the workplace. It can also be the most difficult one. Stay-at-home moms are more likely to suffer from burnout, guilt, isolation and depression. Dr. Sarah Getch, who heads the psychology department at Kansas City University, shares more.