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Health Industry Delivers Plan To White House

Posted: 06/01/2009 - Health industry officials delivered a plan to the White House Monday documenting how they'll attempt to save $2 trillion over a decade through measures like reducing hospitalizations and cutting down on paperwork.

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Kansas Stops Testing Some H1N1 Flu Cases

Posted: 05/28/2009 - Kansas health officials say they're no longer testing for H1N1 flu in several Kansas counties where confirmed cases already exist.

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Study Says Uninsured Are Costly For All

Posted: 05/28/2009 - A new report says the average family with health insurance pays an extra $1,000 a year in premiums to pay for health care for uninsured people.

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What's Going Around

Posted: 05/28/2009 - Here's what doctors at Wichita Clinic locations are seeing.

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Health Insurer Suggests Ways To Save Government $500 Billion

Posted: 05/27/2009 - A major health insurer says the government can save big money on health care by sending patients to cheaper, more efficient doctors, reducing hospital visits by the elderly and cutting down on unnecessary care.

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Big NFL Players Are Prone to High Blood Pressure

Posted: 05/27/2009 - Supersized pro football players are prone to high blood pressure but fare better on some other health measures than more average-sized men, new NFL-sponsored research shows.

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Test For Early Alzheimer's in Late Development

Posted: 05/27/2009 - A research institute devoted to Alzheimer's and related diseases has teamed up with a major maker of diagnostic tests to speed development of what could be the first test to detect Alzheimer's in its early stages.

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US Cancer Death Rate Drops Again in 2006

Posted: 05/27/2009 - The U.S. cancer death rate fell again in 2006, a new analysis shows, continuing a slow downward trend that experts attribute to declines in smoking, earlier detection and better treatment.

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Kansas Now Has 74 Confirmed Cases Of H1N1 Flu

Posted: 05/26/2009 - The state Department of Health and Environment said Tuesday that four additional cases of the virus had been confirmed, two each in Riley and Geary counties.

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Lawyer Challenging Reported Pfizer Settlement

Posted: 05/26/2009 - Drugmaker Pfizer Inc. is facing opposition as it tries to settle claims that its 1996 meningitis drug study in Nigeria led to 11 children's deaths and left others severely injured.

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Questions Raised From End Of Stair-Climbing Wheelchair

Updated: 05/26/2009 - The nation's first stair-climbing wheelchair hit the market with a bang but disappeared with a whimper, a casualty of price that raises a big question: How much will society agree to pay for high-tech help for the disabled?

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