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States Rethink Mental Health Cuts After Shootings

Posted: 01/23/2013 - About 30 states have reduced mental health spending since 2008, when revenues were in steep decline, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. In Kansas, funding has gone down 12 percent.

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Junior Seau's Family Sues NFL Over Brain Injuries

Posted: 01/23/2013 - A wrongful death lawsuit, filed Wednesday in California Superior Court in San Diego, over Junior Seau's death blames the NFL for its "acts or omissions" that hid the dangers of repetitive blows to the head.

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Melamine In Soup Bowls May Seep Into Our Bodies

Posted: 01/22/2013 - Taiwanese researchers found measurable levels of the chemical additive in the urine of study group members eating out of a melamine bowl as opposed to a ceramic bowl.

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New Wichita Abortion Clinic Draws 3 Doctors

Posted: 01/16/2013 - Trust Women director Julie Burkhart told The Associated Press Tuesday their Wichita clinic will offer comprehensive obstetrical and gynecological health care services as well as abortions.

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"Peek-a-Boo" Lets Parents Bond With Newborns In NICU

Posted: 01/11/2013 - CBS Station KTVT Dallas reported on Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas' implementation of cameras and microphones attached to 15 incubators in its neonatal intensive care unit.

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Diabetes-Detecting Dog Saves Man's Life

Posted: 01/09/2013 - Jeff Hoffmeister's service dog Kira woke him up in the middle of the night when his blood sugar was at dangerously low levels.

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State Sees Widespread Flu Activity

Updated: 01/09/2013 - The Kansas Dept. of Health and Environment said Wednesday that the influenza activity is widespread in the state.

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Increase In TV Tip-overs Prompts Safety Reminder

Updated: 01/08/2013 - A new report revealed that every three weeks a child dies from a television tipping over, and nearly 13,000 more children are injured each year in the U.S. This represents a 31 percent increase in TV tip-over related injuries over the last 10 years.

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Governor Tips The Scales To Kick Off Weight Loss Challenge

Updated: 01/07/2013 - Gov. Sam Brownback was joined by Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer and the rest of his team at the first weigh-in for the Governor's Weight Loss Challenge. The program encourages state employees to form groups and motivate each other to live healthier lifestyles.

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