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State Health Officer Echoes Dangers Of Smoking

Posted: 12/13/2010 - Titled "How Tobacco Smoke Causes Disease: The Biology and Behavioral Basis for Smoking-Attributable Disease," a Surgeon General's report reinforces how tobacco smoke, including second-hand smoke, damages cells and inflames tissues.

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Virginia Judge Rules Health Care Mandate Unconstitutional

Updated: 12/13/2010 - A Virginia federal judge on Monday found a key part of President Barack Obama's sweeping health care reform law unconstitutional -- setting the stage for a protracted legal struggle likely to wind up in the Supreme Court.

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Flu Shots Help The Heart

Posted: 12/09/2010 - Cotton-O'Neil Heart Center Cardiologist Dr. Thomas Doyle says, in the fall, when infections like flu viruses start to rise, there also is typically a spike in the number of heart attacks.

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Five Vitamins to Battle Holiday Stress

Posted: 12/09/2010 - These are some "must take" vitamins which are helpful in relieving your stress, fat and fatigue this time of the year!

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St. Francis Appoints New Leader

Posted: 12/07/2010 - St. Francis Health Center has put a new leader in charge of overseeing its core values.

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Kansas Ranks 23rd Healthiest

Posted: 12/07/2010 - America's health rankings just released show Kansans are getting healthier.

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Why Obesity is a National Security Threat

Posted: 12/06/2010 - Congress is passionately debating whether open homosexuality is compatible with military service. But even as this particular culture war seems headed to resolution, a new emerging cultural divide is tearing at military efficiency: obesity and overweight.

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Family Gives Thanks For Baby, Trauma Team

Posted: 11/25/2010 - Jessica Karcz was five months pregnant when she was seriously injured in a car accident. This Thanksgiving, she remembers those who saved her and her baby.

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Rescue Run Kicks Off "Miracle on Kansas Avenue"

Posted: 11/24/2010 - The Rescue Mission's famed holiday run is set for Saturday at 5:00, just before the city's official Christmas parade! Here are the details to make your after-Thanksgiving plans.

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Impact Of Concussions Draws New Attention

Updated: 02/15/2011 - The KSHSAA is among those stepping up efforts to protect young athletes from head injuries. Medical experts say more awareness is needed of their potential long-term impact.

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Experimental Drug Could Rival Blood Thinner

Posted: 11/15/2010 - An experimental Johnson & Johnson drug prevented strokes in people with a common heart rhythm problem as well as warfarin did and without an increase in bleeding or other side effects, a major study found.

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