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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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Declaring War on Soft Drinks

Posted: 03/08/2010 - A soda tax targeting adult soft drink consumption is the next front in the battle against the nation's obesity among young and old.

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Feeling Down? Talk more

Posted: 03/07/2010 - Small talk is part of everyday life, but it’s the substantial, meaningful conversations that may make you happy. That’s one possibility suggested in a new study examining how conversation connects to happiness.

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St. Francis Selects New President and CEO

Posted: 03/05/2010 - Robert J. Erickson has been named president and chief executive officer of St. Francis Health Center. He will join St. Francis March 25.

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Topeka Health Facility In The Spotlight

Posted: 03/03/2010 - The Cotton-O’Neil Cancer Center was recently showcased in Real Estate & Construction Review, a trade publication for the design and construction industry.

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Crohn's Disease Foundation Fights for Cure

Posted: 03/03/2010 - The Crohn's Foundation is launching a new campaign, called "Take Steps," with Americans walking at 100 different sites around the country.

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Texting "IRISH" to Help MDA This Year

Posted: 03/02/2010 - Buying shamrocks to help Jerry's kids has been an annual tradition for MDA for years. Now in the wake of texting donations, the Muscular Dystrophy Association can receive text donations, $5 at a time!

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Democrats Face Health Care Hurdles Amid Talk Of Reconciliation

Posted: 03/01/2010 - Washington (CNN) -- While Democrats have recently threatened to use a parliamentary procedure to pass the health care reform bill, it is unclear whether their caucus will even have enough votes to take the first step.

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Program Steers Driving Decisions

Posted: 02/25/2010 - A computer program can help people judge whether they might have to put the brakes on driving.

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Health Care Summit: More Pomp than Pith?

Posted: 02/25/2010 - The summit began with bipartisan handshakes and smiles, and a request from the president that both parties try to find areas of agreement

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Boehner Lines Up GOP Docs To Fact Check Health Care Summit

Posted: 02/24/2010 - Washington (CNN) -House Republicans will have a truth squad standing by to fact check during Thursday's televised bipartisan White House health care summit, House Minority Leader John Boehner announced Wednesday. And Boehner's truth squad has an unusual characteristic – more than half of the fact-checking team is made up of doctors.

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"Wellness Wednesdays" Topic Set

Posted: 02/23/2010 - The Feb. 24th "Wellness Wednesdays" session at St. Francis Sports Medicine will focus on osteoporosis and vertebral compression fractures.

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Witnesses: Toyota Problems Could Be Electronics

Updated: 02/23/2010 - NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- Witnesses at the first of three Congressional hearings on Toyota's recall problems testified that they believe they have found a possible additional cause of unintended acceleration in Toyotas, one that has to do with the vehicles' electronic throttle control systems.

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More Than 400 Fall Sick On Caribbean Cruise

Posted: 02/23/2010 - (CNN) -- The outbreak of a gastrointestinal illness has spread to more passengers on a U.S. cruise ship, with nearly 450 falling sick while at sea, the cruise company said Tuesday.

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Topeka Clinic Earns Honors

Posted: 02/22/2010 - The Cotton-O’Neil Digestive Health Center was honored for its quality and safety through a recognition program sponsored by the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE).

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