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Moving Dialysis Home

Updated: 09/24/2009 - Dialysis at home is starting to become more widespread among patients with chronic kidney disease.

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21 Tylenol Children's Medicines Recalled

Posted: 09/24/2009 - NEW YORK ( -- The makers of Tylenol are recalling 21 children's and infant's Tylenol liquid products manufactured between April 2008 and June 2008 from warehouses and retail stores as a safeguard against potential contamination.

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Study Weighs Flu Shot Versus Flu Mist

Posted: 09/23/2009 - Health officials say getting vaccinated is the best way to protect against the flu, but it's not always a guarantee. A new study shows all vaccines aren't created equal.

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Shawnee County Sets Flu Shot Clinics

Posted: 09/22/2009 - The Shawnee County Health Agency plans four flu shot clinics planned over the next two weeks for people to get their seasonal influenza vaccination.

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Stimulus Money To Fight Hospital Infections

Posted: 09/17/2009 - KDHE will receive a $576,000 federal stimulus grant from the CDC to launch an initiative for preventing healthcare associated infections.

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Shawnee County Slates Flu Shot Clinics

Posted: 09/16/2009 - The Shawnee County Health Agency will be offering seasonal flu shots to the public from 9 am to 2 pm Thursday at the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library.

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Wellness Wednesday To Focus On Concussions

Posted: 09/15/2009 - St. Francis Sports Medicine will present a free program on concussions at 6:30 pm Wednesday, Sept. 16, at St. Francis Sports Medicine Center, 801 SW Fairlawn Road in Topeka

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Feds Create H1N1 Guide For Small Businesses

Posted: 09/14/2009 - The Department of Homeland Security, the Small Business Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention unveiled a preparedness guide Monday to assist small businesses in planning for the H1N1 flu.

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Innovative Nursing Homes Honored

Posted: 09/10/2009 - The Department on Aging selected eight nursing homes as PEAK award winners for 2009. Representatives of those facilities were invited to the governor's office Thursday.

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Obama Outlines Health Reforms

Posted: 09/09/2009 - President Barack Obama told a joint session of Congress that health reform will not increase the deficeit and he continued to defend a public option for getting all Americans health coverage.

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KDHE Announces New H1N1 Testing Procedures

Posted: 09/02/2009 - KDHE says it's no longer accepting specimens from everyone who sees a doctor with symptoms of H1N1. The state will continue testing samples from hospitalized patients.

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Governor Talks Fitness

Posted: 09/01/2009 - The Governor's Council on Fitness talked about improving the health of Kansans with Gov. Mark Parkinson and KDHE Secretary Rod Bremby.

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