Posted on: April 24, 2017

WorkWell Lawrence Symposium scheduled for May 3


The seventh annual WorkWell Lawrence Symposium will be from 7:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday, May 3, at the Lied Center of Kansas, 1600 Stewart Drive, Lawrence. The program will begin at 8 a.m.

The symposium, “The Tao of Ta-Da: Watch What Happens When...

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Posted on: April 13, 2017

LiveWell Lawrence 'Seeding Change' event set for April 20


LiveWell Lawrence will host a spring program from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, April 20, in the Meeting Hall at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2120 Harper St., Lawrence. The event is free and open to the public.

The event, “Seeding Change: A Commu...

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Posted on: March 29, 2017

Report ranks Douglas County as seventh healthiest in Kansas


Douglas County moved up one spot to the seventh healthiest county in Kansas, according to the County Health Rankings report released today by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. When it comes to ...Read on...

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Posted on: August 29, 2016

Health Department launches new program to help strengthen fathers


The Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department is launching a new Healthy Dads Healthy Families program to help fathers who want to connect and provide for their children.

Children without a father figure in their lives experience a range of social prob...Read on...