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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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Daily Heart Combo Pill Shows Promise In Study

Posted: 03/30/2009 - A major study suggests an experimental mix of aspirin and four blood pressure and cholesterol medicines could cut a person's risk of heart disease and stroke roughly in half.

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New Curbs On Private Medicare Plans Expected

Posted: 03/30/2009 - The Obama administration is putting new curbs on private insurance plans that are popular with seniors in Medicare, but have been criticized for marketing abuses and high costs to the government.

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Experimental Ebola Vaccine Used On Human

Posted: 03/28/2009 - It's a nightmare scenario worthy of a sci-fi movie script: A scientist accidentally pricks her finger with a needle used to inject the deadly Ebola virus into lab mice.

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Investigators Say Food Tracing System Full of Gaps

Posted: 03/26/2009 - Federal investigators say the government's system for tracking foods through the supply chain is riddled with holes that could undermine efforts to find the source of a disease outbreak or bioterrorism attack.

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