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Dietary Recommendations Offer New Advice On Eggs, Coffee, Sugar

Posted: 02/19/2015 - Recommendations Thursday from a government advisory committee call for an environmentally friendly diet lower in red and processed meats. But the panel would reverse previous guidance on limiting dietary cholesterol.

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'Nightmare' Superbug Kills 2 In Los Angeles

Updated: 02/19/2015 - The term "nightmare bacteria" does not bode well for the infected. That's what CDC epidemiologists call carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae which kills up to half the patients who contract them.

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St. Francis CEO Takes Job In KC

Updated: 02/18/2015 - Robert Erickson, CEO at St. Francis Health in Topeka since 2010, accepted a new position as CEO of St. Joseph Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri.

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Whooping Cough Confirmed At Wichita Heights High School

Updated: 02/12/2015 - There's a confirmed case of whooping cough at a Wichita high school. The principal at Wichita Heights says they're following District 259 and KDHE protocol to prevent an outbreak of this contagious disease.

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Stoned Driving on the Rise

Posted: 02/11/2015 - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration survey, conducted in 2013 and 2014, found that the number of drivers with marijuana in their systems grew by nearly 50 percent since 2007.

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Dad Donates Liver But Can Only Help One Twin

Posted: 02/11/2015 - 3-year-old girls, who live in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, need liver transplants to survive. Their adoptive father is a match - but can only save one.

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Taking Elderberry For Colds Draws Caution

Posted: 02/09/2015 - Some research suggests elderberry may reduce swelling in the mucous membranes, thereby reducing the duration and severity of colds.

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Chili Peppers May Fire Up Weight Loss

Updated: 02/09/2015 - Researchers at the University of Wyoming found evidence that capsaicin, the component that gives chili peppers their heat, may help in the fight against obesity.

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Final ACA Enrollapalooza Winding Down

Updated: 02/11/2015 - The final Affordable Care Act "enrollapalooza" is taking place right now as the enrollment deadline approaches.

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Anthem Data Breach May Have Affected KanCare Members

Posted: 02/06/2015 - The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) has learned that the cyber-attack on Anthem, may have affected people enrolled in the KanCare, Kansas’ Medicaid program.

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