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January 19, 2018 - 1:47 pm
Owners and advocates of long-term care providers in Kansas say they're being squeezed financially on several fronts. The Lawrence Journal-World reports that advocates told the House Health and Human Services Committee Thursday that Kansas providers face grave financial hardships due to low...
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Steve & Ted
January 18, 2018 - 8:50 am
Healthcare ethics consultant and author Fernando Gutierrez joins us to talk about America's nursing homes.
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DreamsTime
January 17, 2018 - 2:11 pm
Unless there are visible stains on your carpet, it can be easy to forget just how dirty your floor can be. Researchers have found that when babies crawl, they “kick up” lots of dirt, skin and bacteria, and since their nose and mouths are closer to the ground babies breathe in a larger concentration...
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SIPA USA
January 17, 2018 - 8:52 am
Steve and Ted talk about the President's clean bill of health with Fox's Todd Starnes
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Lauren Hoffman
January 09, 2018 - 1:21 pm
Hospitals across the country are facing a nationwide shortage of intravenous bags. A manufacturer for the product in Puerto Rico was affected by Hurricane Maria in September which has stalled production. According to The Wall Street Journal , "the availability of saline IV bags has plummeted" and "...
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Dreamstime
January 07, 2018 - 2:30 am
The Sedgwick County Division of Health is offering free flu vaccines while supplies last for uninsured residents. Yolanda Dennis, Associate Director of Preventative Health said that, they are offering free flu vaccines for children, ages 18 and younger, through the VFC program, and if you're an...
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January 04, 2018 - 12:47 pm
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Lauren Hoffman
December 19, 2017 - 12:44 pm
Since it was founded in 2009, Uber has become the most popular transportation system around the globe. When it comes to a medical emergency, people are now more likely to use the ride-sharing app rather than calling for an ambulance. According to NPR , the University of Kansas investigated...
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Steve McIntosh
December 14, 2017 - 4:48 am
Free flu vaccines are available for uninsured Sedgwick County residents over the age of 19, while the vaccination is in stock. The vaccine is available at Sedgwick County's Dvision of Health main clinic, 2716 West Central in Wichita. Flu shots are available to uninsured children up to age 18 and...
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December 12, 2017 - 2:14 pm
The Kansas State Board of Education voted today to make Kansas the 38th state to provide lifesaving CPR training in to students before they graduate, as part of the model health curriculum. The American Heart Association will provide kits across the state for school districts to utilize. The...
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