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Walgreen's Won't Sell Home DNA Testing Kits

Posted: 05/13/2010 - Concerns are raised about the drugstore test kits, which were set to go on sale this weekend. The FDA is checking claims about the new genetic exam packages.

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Making Sure Bike Helmets Protect Your Child

Posted: 05/06/2010 - Safe Kids Kansas invites kids and their parents to join them for Kansas Kids Safety and Fitness Day Friday at 10:00am at the Governor's Mansion. Helmet safety will be featured at the event.

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Topeka Nurse Earns Accreditation

Posted: 04/28/2010 - Nancy Kathrens, RN at the Cotton-O’Neil Heart Center has successfully completed the Cardiac Vascular Nursing exam to become accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

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New Tax For Tanning

Posted: 04/26/2010 - With the passage of the federal health care overhaul, comes a new tax for tanning salons.

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Governor Signs Autism Bill

Posted: 04/19/2010 - Gov. Mark Parkinson signed a bill which requires the Kansas State Employees Health Care Commission to cover services for the diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorder in any covered individual under 19 years old.

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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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