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Boston Hospital Performs Face Transplant

Posted: 04/10/2009 - A Boston hospital has performed the nation's second face transplant on a man who suffered traumatic facial injuries from a fall.

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FDA Reversal Keeps Morphine Painkiller On Market

Posted: 04/09/2009 - The Food and Drug Administration says it has changed its mind about pulling a liquid morphine painkiller off the market. The medicine is widely used by families caring for dying patients at home.

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What's Going Around

Posted: 04/09/2009 - Here's what doctors at Wichita Clinic locations are seeing.

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Report: 748,000 Kansans Are Uninsured

Posted: 04/07/2009 - An advocacy group's latest report suggests there's a growing percentage of Kansans who go without health insurance for at least short periods of time.

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Government Announces 2010 Medicare Advantage Rates

Posted: 04/06/2009 - The federal government is boosting an average, baseline rate for Medicare Advantage plans next year, but at least one analyst expects overall reimbursement to take a hit.

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State Board Files Against Local Doctor

Posted: 04/03/2009 - The state Board of Healing Arts has taken disciplinary action against a south-central Kansas doctor who is charged with unlawfully prescribing prescription drugs.

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Young Autistic Man Does Incredible Artwork

Updated: 07/15/2009 - In preparation for the Autism Care Walk this Saturday, Susan Peters profiles an incredible Wichita man. Adam Friesen explains that people with autism usually have very high IQs. He also shows us the amazing artwork he does on his computer.

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House Approves FDA Regulation of Tobacco Products

Posted: 04/02/2009 - The federal government would for the first time have regulatory powers over the tobacco industry under a bill the House approved Thursday after years of campaigning by anti-smoking forces.

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Intel, GE To Spend $250 Million On Health Technology

Posted: 04/02/2009 - Intel and General Electric are jointly investing $250 million over the next five years to develop products aimed at providing personalized home health care technology for seniors.

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What's Going Around

Posted: 04/02/2009 - Here's what doctors at Wichita Clinic locations are seeing.

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FDA Panel Rules New Diabetes Drug Heart-Safe

Posted: 04/01/2009 - Government experts say a potential blockbuster diabetes drug from Bristol-Myers Squibb does not carry heart problems seen with similar treatments in recent years.

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House Set to Vote on Tobacco Regulation Bill

Posted: 04/01/2009 - The House is set to pass legislation that would for the first time give the Food and Drug Administration the authority to regulate cigarettes and other tobacco products.

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Sen. McCain Presses Gov. Sebelius On Health Care Tax Credit

Posted: 03/31/2009 - Republican Sen. John McCain is asking Gov. Kathleen Sebelius if she would support giving Americans a $5,000 tax credit for health insurance. That's the plan McCain offered during his failed presidential bid.

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