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December 12, 2017 - 10:18 am
A free dental clinic is coming to the Kansas State Fairgrounds in Hutchinson next year and is expected to draw massive crowds. The Hutchinson News reports that the Kansas Mission of Mercy clinic is planned for Feb 9 and 10. The outgoing president of the United Methodist Health Ministry Fund in...
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November 30, 2017 - 2:38 pm
Kansas nursing homes are facing a spike in fines and citations industry members consider heavy-handed enforcement of federal regulations. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports the Legislature's KanCare oversight committee heard concerns from nursing home industries on Wednesday. Industry members say...
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November 16, 2017 - 2:11 pm
Some folks can be a little shy when talking about having problems “down there,” but these are important conversations to have if we all want to stay happy and healthy. Vaginas can be temperamental, delicate little flowers. They sometimes do things we either don’t understand or really wish they...
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November 16, 2017 - 2:11 pm
Getting intimate with a partner can be a great way to have some fun, relieve stress, and break down emotional barriers....
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November 09, 2017 - 4:21 pm
State and federal health officials are raising public awareness of the need to safeguard the effectiveness of antibiotics. Nov. 13-19, is “U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week”. Led by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), this one-week observance is intended to raise awareness across the...
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October 30, 2017 - 10:31 am
This Wedensday, November 1, the Robert J. Dole VA Medical Center will hold an open house. Veterans and members of the public who wish to attend can simply come to the Dole VAMC at Bldg. 1 in the main foyer. The open house will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Information will be available to...
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October 22, 2017 - 1:39 am
Kansas lawmakers are considering whether or not insurance companies should be required to pay health care providers the same amount for telemedicine services as for in-person visits. A committee studying the issue is expected to make recommendations to the Legislature before its 2018 session begins...
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October 20, 2017 - 3:34 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Authorities have seized camel milk in Kansas that prosecutors allege falsely claim unproven health benefits. The Kansas City Star reports that legal action was filed Thursday in federal court seeking forfeiture of the seized products. Prosecutors allege the California...
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October 17, 2017 - 10:44 am
More than 33,000 people died from opioids in the United States in 2015 and overdoses have quadrupled since 1999. We take a look at the opioid epidemic by the numbers. Watch the latest video at
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October 16, 2017 - 7:02 pm
The federal government has given Kansas permission to operate its private Medicaid system for another year. State officials announced Monday afternoon that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has given the state until Dec. 31, 2018 to operate the KanCare system. The program was set to...
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