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H1N1 Case Confirmed In Ness County

Posted: 07/20/2009 - A case of the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus was confirmed today in a Ness County adult. This is the first case of the virus identified in Ness County.

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Doctors, Eli Lilly And Co. Lead In Health Lobbying

Posted: 07/20/2009 - The country's largest doctors' group and one of the nation's biggest pharmaceutical companies have reported spending more money than other health care organizations on lobbying in the second quarter of this year.

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New Program To Tackle Diabetes Among Young Indians

Posted: 07/20/2009 - A special curriculum aimed at tackling the growing prevalence of diabetes among American Indian children has been developed by health officials, tribal leaders and educators from across the country.

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Kids' Lower IQ Scores Linked To Prenatal Pollution

Posted: 07/20/2009 - Researchers say they have new evidence that smog may harm the developing brain from a study that links air pollution exposure before birth to lower IQ scores in childhood.

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Another Hepatitis Case Linked To Colorado Hospital

Posted: 07/17/2009 - Another hepatitis C case has been linked to a Denver hospital where an infected surgery technician is accused of swapping her dirty syringes for ones filled with a powerful painkiller meant for patients.

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U.S. H1N1 Flu Deaths Rise To 263

Updated: 07/17/2009 - Health officials say their count of U.S. H1N1 flu cases has surpassed 40,000, and deaths have risen to 263.

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H1N1 Cases Confirmed In Edwards, Stafford Counties

Posted: 07/16/2009 - Cases of the 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus were confirmed today in an Edwards County child, a Stafford County child and a Stafford County adult. These are the first cases of the virus identified in both counties.

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Survey: Americans Expect Widespread H1N1 Flu

Posted: 07/16/2009 - A new survey finds about three out of five Americans believe there will be widespread H1N1 flu cases this fall or winter, but most are not worried it will make them sick.

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What's Going Around

Updated: 07/16/2009 - Here's what doctors at Wichita Clinic locations are seeing.

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Boot Camp For Civilians

Updated: 07/16/2009 - Time is running out if you want to get into swimsuit shape before fall arrives...!

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Senate Health Committee Clears Insurance Overhaul

Posted: 07/15/2009 - The Senate health committee cast a milestone vote Wednesday to approve legislation expanding insurance coverage to nearly all Americans, becoming the first congressional panel to act on President Barack Obama's top domestic priority.

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Sen. Kennedy's Committee Passes Health Care Bill

Posted: 07/15/2009 - The Senate health committee has passed legislation to revamp health care, becoming the first congressional committee to act on President Barack Obama's goal of overhauling the system this year.

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Batch Of Generic Diprivan Recalled

Posted: 07/15/2009 - Federal drug enforcement officials have contacted the maker of the powerful anesthetic propofol as part of their investigation into Michael Jackson's death.

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Study: 7 Key Genes Predict Brain Cancer Survival

Posted: 07/14/2009 - Scientists have found seven key genes in the type of brain tumor affecting Sen. Edward Kennedy that together can predict how aggressive a patient's cancer will be.

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