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Doctors Say More Ovary Transplants Possible

Updated: 06/29/2009 - Two new techniques to preserve and transplant ovaries might give women a better chance to fight their biological clocks and have children when they are older, doctors announced Monday.

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FDA Weighs Options To Reduce Painkiller Overdoses

Updated: 06/29/2009 - The makers of Tylenol, Excedrin and other medications are trying to dissuade regulators from placing new restrictions on their popular painkillers, including possibly removing some of them from store shelves.

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Atlas Highlights HIV/AIDS Burden In Southeast

Updated: 06/26/2009 - The Southeast is among the areas of the United States with the highest concentration of cases of HIV and AIDS, according to a new online tool called the National HIV/AIDS Atlas.

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New Unit Aims To Ease ER Waits

Updated: 06/25/2009 - Stormont-Vail's new Emergency and Trauma Center includes a Clinical Decision Unit, aimed at getting patients waiting for lab results or needing observation out of the ER, so the staff and space are freed to see incoming patients.

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Testing For National HIV Testing Day

Updated: 06/25/2009 - One in five people living with H.I.V. in the United States is unaware s/he is living with the disease. To help encourage Americans to get tested National HIV Testing day has been set for June 27.

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KDHE Grants Help CommunityClinics

Updated: 06/23/2009 - Among the recipients, Flint Hills Community Health Center will receive $385,000, Shawnee County Health Agency and Konza Prairie will each receive over $200,000.

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Rehab Can Be Fun And Games

Updated: 06/04/2009 - Rehab therapists are taking cues from childhood in creating tasks to help patients regain their movement and independence. They say it's a less-threatening way to get things started.

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Man Rides Bike To Raise Funds For Cancer

Updated: 06/03/2009 - A Topeka man is taking to his bike to raise money for cancer. Eric Nordgren plans to ride 5,000 miles this summer to raise funds and awareness about cancer.

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Kansas Senator Introduces Rural Health Care Bill

Updated: 06/03/2009 - Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kansas, is co-sponsoring the Craig Thomas Rural Hospital and Provider Equity Act, or "R-HOPE." It includes several provisions to improve health care in rural areas.

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Spotting Sodium in Your Diet

Updated: 05/29/2009 - Only about ten-percent of the sodium we eat comes from adding it at the table or cooking. The rest is hidden in all the processed foods we find.

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Teen Safety Depends on Following Rules of Road

Updated: 05/29/2009 - Area health workers are involved in spreading the message of safety to teen drivers. They boil it down to three key items - use seatbelts, don't drink and turn off the cell phone.

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Topeka Hospitals Take Precautions against H1N1

Updated: 05/29/2009 - Topeka hospitals say they want to be prepared for however the H1N1 virus might unfold. They are asking patients with similiar symptoms if they've been in an exposure area and testing as needed.

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Spring Cleaning Can Spark Indoor Allergies

Updated: 05/29/2009 - Houses are home to allergens like dust mites and pet dander. Frequent cleaning and planning with over the counter medications can help keep a stuffy nose and watery eyes at bay.

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Quick Treatment Vital for Head Trauma

Updated: 05/29/2009 - The death of actress Natasha Richardson is a reminder to wear helmets while doing activities that carry a risk of fall or trauma, such as bicycle riding.

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Water Eases Stress of Exercise

Updated: 04/09/2009 - Physical therapists say water exercise is a good option for people with issues like arthritis, back pain or post-op recovery because it eases the stress on the body. It can work to aid strength and range of motion.

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Organ Donors Give Precious Gift

Updated: 04/02/2009 - The need for organ donors continues to grow with heart, kidney and liver failure on the rise. WIlling donors must let their families know of their decision.

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Proper Care before Birth Vital for Babies

Updated: 03/12/2009 - Two-and-a-half year old Luke Savage is living proof that proper care before birth can make a huge difference in a child's life.

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Spring Could Lift Winter Blues

Updated: 03/05/2009 - Shorter days of winter can have a negative impact on your mood, but the longer days of spring should help you lighten up.

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HealthWise 55 Launches Free Blood Pressure Checks

Updated: 02/26/2009 - HealthWise 55 will be offering free blood pressure checks from 8:15 to 9:30 am the first Thursday of the month at West Ridge Mall and from 10 to 11:30 am the 2nd and 4th Thursdays at the S. Topeka YMCA.

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