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Study Ranks Worst Breakfast Cereals For Kids

Posted: 12/07/2011 - A new report from the consumer watchdog, Environmental Working Group, says some cereals have more sugar than Twinkies and chocolate chip cookies.

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Safety Tips to Avoid Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Posted: 11/29/2011 - The Topeka Fire Department and the National Fire Protection Association wishes to remind our community about a few safety tips, concerning Carbon Monoxide (CO).

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Kansas Marking World AIDS Day Thursday

Posted: 11/29/2011 - The goal of the organizations this year is "Getting to Zero – Zero New HIV Infections. Zero Discrimination. Zero AIDS-Related Deaths." Here are the events helping them with their mission.

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Some Pediatricians Okay With Delays in Vaccinations

Posted: 11/28/2011 - A new survey suggests quite a few doctors go along with parents requests to postpone shots for their young kids, despite standing recommendations they stick to a strict schedule.

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200-Pound Child Placed in Ohio Foster Care

Posted: 11/27/2011 - An 8-year-old elementary school student who weighs more than 200 pounds has been taken from his family and placed into foster care in Cleveland.

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A Wayward Son Carries On

Posted: 11/23/2011 - Kerry Livgren, founding member of the group "Kansas" and writer of "Dust in the Wind," is making a remarkable recovery from a massive stroke more than two years ago.

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Topeka Hospital Gets New Regional VP

Posted: 11/22/2011 - Theresa Lewis, FACHE, PMP, has been selected as the regional vice president of Physician Services for St. Francis Health Center, Topeka, and two other facilities affiliated with the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth Health System.

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Why Thanksgiving Can Actually Darken Your Mood

Posted: 11/22/2011 - The BPS Research Digest blog reported the results of a study in which 772 volunteers engaged in one of three positive psychology exercises every day for a week, and then followed up to see how the exercises affected the volunteers' moods.

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Broken Heart Syndrome More Common In Women

Posted: 11/17/2011 - A new study shows that severe emotional distress, such as the kind experienced after a breakup or the death of a loved one, can cause what doctors call "broken heart syndrome" - especially in women.

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KDHE: Diabetes Treatment Costs Kansans $1.5B A Year

Posted: 11/15/2011 - The Kansas Dept. of Health and Environment says, from 2000 through 2010, the number of Kansas adults diagnosed with diabetes increased from 5.9 percent to 8.4 percent - a 42 percent increase.

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Salt Or Not For Heart Health?

Posted: 11/09/2011 - Previous research has shown that cutting back on salt lowers blood pressure, so it has long been assumed that reducing sodium would also prevent cardiovascular disease and stroke.

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