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Better Help For Painful Veins

Updated: 04/15/2010 - Minimally invasive technique advances make it easier to address the problems of varicose veins.

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"Couture for Cancer" Just a Week Away

Posted: 04/08/2010 - Also among the donated fashion items to be sold at the event are two Mary Frances handbags, donated by Kansas’ First Lady Stacy Parkinson.

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Kansas in Air Quality Health Advisory

Updated: 04/08/2010 - Don't overdo the outdoor exercise, don't smoke, and do drink lots of water. Just some of the spring weather advice from KDHE.

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Florida Doctor to Obama Patients: "Find Another Doctor"

Posted: 04/02/2010 - Mount Dora, Florida urologist Jack Cassell is showing the door to his patients who support the Obama Health Care reforms. A college professor says Cassell is walking a fine line between free speech and his professional obligations.

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Kansas AG Will Not Challenge Health Care Law

Posted: 04/02/2010 - Attorney General Steve Six said Friday he's completed his review of the health care law and does not believe Kansas can successfully challenge it.

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How Secure Will Your Medical Records Be?

Posted: 03/29/2010 - Many security experts fear that Americans' patient information will be vulnerable to unauthorized access and distribution with perpetrators being outside hackers or IRS insiders.

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Kansas To Let Pharmacies Give Flu Shots To Kids

Posted: 03/26/2010 - A bill signed by the Governor Friday makes an exception to an existing law that lets adults be vaccinated by pharmacists, their assistants and interns.

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Labelling Menus to Win the Obesity Battle

Posted: 03/25/2010 - For people trying to watch their weight, eating out presents a challenge. Menu-labelling will empower Kansans to take responsibility for their own health.

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A Kinder Cut For Colon Surgery

Posted: 03/25/2010 - Minimally invasive techniques for colon procedures mean a faster recovery for patients.

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President Signs Health Care Bill

Updated: 03/23/2010 - President Barack Obama signed sweeping health care legislation into law in a White House ceremony Tuesday.

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FDA Expresses Concerns Over Rotarix Vaccine

Posted: 03/22/2010 - The Food and Drug Administration is recommending health care practitioners temporarily suspend use of the Rotarix vaccine for rotavirus immunization in the United States.

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Consuming Kids: Commercializiing Childhood

Posted: 03/22/2010 - Are you concerned about corporations that target their advertising message to your children? Wait till you view the documentary being shown Tuesday night at the Topeka-Shawnee County Health Agency.

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Obama Rips Insurers In Final Health Care Push

Posted: 03/19/2010 - FAIRFAX, Virginia -- (CNN) -- President Barack Obama made a final, urgent public plea for health care reform Friday, slamming private insurers and accusing his plan's opponents of spreading lies and distortions.

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Pepsi to Stop Global Sales of Sugary Soft Drinks

Posted: 03/16/2010 - Pepsi's full calorie, sugary sweet soft drinks are off the market from schools in more than 200 countries, but it'll still take two years to clean the product off the school shelves.

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Health Agency: "Check Your Stock"

Posted: 03/11/2010 - Daylight saving time changes are good times to check your family "stockpiles" of food and water.

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St. Francis Shows Off Da Vinci

Posted: 03/10/2010 - The new da Vinci surgical robot will be on display at 9 am Thursday in St. Francis Health Center’s first floor lobby.

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Ceremonies Set To Sign Smoking Ban

Posted: 03/10/2010 - A ceremony is set for 10 am Friday at the Statehouse for the Governor to put his name on the Kansas Clean Indoor Air Act.

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