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Shannon Weidemann

Risk of Work Injury Higher in Overweight

A new study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology has shown that more overweight and obese people are involved in workplace injuries than others. Researchers based the study on Body Mass Index (BMI) calculations. BMI is a measure of body fat based on an adult’s height and weight. It is used to screen for weight categories that may lead to health problems. According to the CDC, a…

Shannon Weidemann

Sorority House Hit by Truck in Lawrence

A Kansas University Sorority House was hit by a pickup truck on Sunday morning. The driver of the pickup was being pursued by police after he was seen breaking car windows in a parking lot and threatening people with a knife. While traveling west on Jayhawk Boulevard, the truck ran into and over the cement barriers that protect a traffic control booth before being launched over the Chi Omega…