KCU in the News

Carbon monoxide dangers

Jun 12, 2024

Carbon monoxide poisoning can cause flu-like symptoms such as headache, dizziness and nausea. KCU's Dr. Gautam Desai speaks on how you can stay safe from from the dangers of carbon monoxide.

Protecting your skin from the sun

By KSNF Jun 12, 2024

Summer days mean summer rays! Unprotected exposure to the sun can increase the risk of developing skin cancer. KCU’s Dr. Ken Stewart explains.

Trans adults on edge as legislatures broaden focus beyond children

Jun 2, 2024

Medical school is hard enough, but KCU student Charlie Adams’s existence was on the line, so he took a day off from clinic rotations in Kansas City and drove three hours to the Missouri Capitol.

Woman honors late father by graduating from medical school

May 10, 2024

After losing her father to COVID-19 while attending medical school, Anne Ast walked across the stage and graduated from KCU with a plan to serve rural communities. 

Growing shortage in physicians impacts rural areas

May 8, 2024

A growing shortage in physicians is impacting rural areas. KCU's Class of 2024 aims to help fill the gap.

Coping with seasonal allergies

May 8, 2024

Did you know pollen in the air can settle in the lining of your nose, which causes irritation? KCU's Dr. John Paulson gives tips and insight on how to cope with seasonal allergies.

KCU-Joplin Class of 2024 commencement

May 8, 2024

Kansas City University celebrates 154 graduates in Joplin during the Class of 2024 commencement ceremony.

Primary care deserts

Apr 25, 2024

The state of Missouri mirrors most of the country when it comes to a need for primary care doctors. KCU medical students explain how they are working to fulfill the need. 

More doctors using food as medicine

Apr 24, 2024

KCU's Dr. Gautam Desai, AACOM President Dr. Robert Cain and Dr. Dawn Mussallem with the Mayo Clinic speak with Fox 4 on why doctors are focusing on how food plays a part in whole health.

Early signs of autism

Apr 17, 2024

Understanding the early warning signs of autism is key to teaching children how to manage and respond to stressors. KCU’s Dr. Amy Sickel explains.

KCU medical student selected to run in the Boston Marathon

Apr 12, 2024

KCU medical student Ryan Sorenson will be one of 30,000 elite runners competing in the Boston Marathon. He’s running with a message of staying healthy in hopes of inspiring fitness in others.

Solar eclipse eye safety

Apr 5, 2024

Millions of Americans are expected to watch the solar eclipse. KCU’s Dr. Ben Grin spoke to Fox 4 News and shared important guidance to protect the eyes from injury and long-term damage.