More Headlines

Global Health Success: India To Be Certified Free Of Polio

Posted: 03/27/2014 - India is to be certified polio-free by the World Health Organization after going three years without an endemic case of polio. The eradication of polio in India is one of the biggest achievements in global health efforts.

Read More

Hospital-Acquired Infections Rampant In U.S.

Posted: 03/26/2014 - On an average day, 1 in 25 patients has at least one infection contracted from a hospital visit, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Read More

Extra Time To Enroll For Health Care

Posted: 03/25/2014 - The Obama administration is granting more time for people to apply for health care if they started the process but were unable to complete it before the March 31 deadline.

Read More

Air Pollution Named A Top Global Killer

Posted: 03/25/2014 - A World Health Organization reports says air pollution is the cause of about one in eight deaths and has now become the single biggest environmental health risk.

Read More

When Moms Exercise, So Do Kids

Posted: 03/24/2014 - Researchers found a direct correlation in physical activity levels among mothers and their children. A child engaged in more physical activity if their mother made exercise a higher priority.

Read More

California Restaurateurs Fight The Bare-Hands Ban

Posted: 03/24/2014 - A California state law that requires chefs and bartenders to use gloves or utensils during food and drink preparation took effect in January but won't be enforced until July.

Read More

E-asy Way To Quit? Study Says E-Cigs Won't Help

Posted: 03/24/2014 - A new research letter published March 24 in JAMA Internal Medicine found those who tried e-cigarettes were no more likely to quit than those who hadn't.

Read More

Autism Coverage Bill Moves Through Kansas House

Updated: 03/23/2014 - Legislators are making progress on a measure that would mandate that insurance companies provide health coverage and treatment for Kansas children diagnosed with autism.

Read More

"Water Births" May Not Help Mom Or Baby, Could Be Risky

Posted: 03/20/2014 - In a report released Thursday, a distinction is made between using birthing pools or tubs to help pregnant women relax during labor and actually delivering the baby while immersed in water.

Read More

Rigid Parenting Style Linked To Obese Kids

Posted: 03/20/2014 - Kids with demanding parents who are rigid about rules, stingy with affection and won't discuss limits are far more likely to be obese than children whose parents practice a more balanced parenting style

Read More

New Statin Guidelines Shift Millions More Toward Treatment

Posted: 03/19/2014 - The first independent look at the impact of new statin guidelines issued in November shows they dramatically shift more people toward treatment. Supporters say they reveal the true scope of heart risks in America.

Read More

License To Eat? New Study Finds Saturated Fats Not So Bad After All

Posted: 03/18/2014 - Researchers reviewed 72 different studies on more than 600,000 people from around the globe, and found little evidence to support medical guidelines that recommend people limit their consumption of saturated fats in order to prevent heart disease.

Read More
631 SW Commerce Pl. Topeka, Kansas 66615 phone: 785-272-6397 fax: 785-272-1363 email: feedback@wibw.com
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability