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Too Much Vitamin E Tied To Prostate Cancer

Posted: 10/11/2011 - Almost 150 men in the vitamin E group were diagnosed with prostate cancer compared to 113 in the placebo group, suggesting the vitamin E supplements were tied to a 17 percent increased risk for prostate cancer.

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Marian Clinic Earns Bal Jeffrey Award

Updated: 10/06/2011 - For all they do, Stormont-Vail is honoring Marian Clinic with its 2011 Bal Jeffrey Award, given for significant contributions to health care.

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Seminar In KCK To Focus On VA Health Care Eligibility

Posted: 10/05/2011 - A seminar on VA health care enrollment and eligibility is being held from 4:30 to 6 pm Thursday, Oct. 6, at the Community Based Outpatient Clinic at the Bethany Medical Building, 21 N. 12th St., Suite 110, Kansas City, Kansas.

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Groups Offer Free Depression Screenings

Posted: 10/05/2011 - Flint Hills Community Health Center in Emporia and Valeo Behavioral Health Care in Topeka are offering free depression screenings Thursday for National Depression Screening Day.

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KDHE Announces Effort To Promote Water

Posted: 10/04/2011 - KDHE is launching the "Just Add Water" campaign to educate parents on the benefits of choosing water over sugary drinks for their kids.

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CDC Reports New Listeria Death in Colorado

Posted: 09/30/2011 - Nearly 85 people in almost 20 states have become sickened by the listeria inside Colorado cantaloupes. Now a third victim has died in the state of origin.

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October Marks SIDS Awareness Month

Posted: 09/28/2011 - SIDS is still not fully understood, but it is estimated that more than 67 percent of sleep related deaths occur in unsafe sleep environments.

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Lyon County Reports "Rabbit Fever"

Posted: 09/28/2011 - Lyon Co. health officials say a case of Tularemia was confirmed in a dead squirrel found in an Emporia yard.

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KDHE Hosting Twitter Chat On Flu Season

Posted: 09/28/2011 - The Kansas Department of Health and Environment will host a live chat on Twitter from 2 to 3 pm Friday, Sept. 30. They'll use the hashtag #KSflu.

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Pedal Power To Help Dialysis Patients

Posted: 09/22/2011 - Medical Director Dr. Scott Solcher and CEO Stan Langhofer embark on their 3rd annual "Tour de Dialysis" Sept. 30, 2011. The 100-mile bike ride will raise money for their Patient Assistance Fund, so patients can get needed care.

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ALS Clues Uncovered By Gene Study

Posted: 09/21/2011 - Researchers discovered a genetic mutation they think is responsible for the debilitating neurological disorder also known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

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Kids Surviving Cancer More Often Than Ever

Posted: 09/20/2011 - Since the mid-1970s, the survival rate for most childhood cancers has climbed from 58 percent to 80 percent, compared to just 68 percent for adults.

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