Posted: 09/25/2013 - Kansas Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger and the state's largest health insurance company will hold town hall meetings beginning next week to provide information about the federal health care overhaul.
Posted: 09/24/2013 - A federal appeals court is considering whether for-profit businesses can be exempted from a contraceptive mandate in the health care law because of the owners' religious views.
Posted: 09/23/2013 - Food and Drug Administration officials say they will begin regulating a new wave of applications and gadgets that work with smartphones to help users monitor their health.
Posted: 09/20/2013 - Gov. Sam Brownback and top state health officials will host the 2nd annual Kansas Obesity Summit on Sept. 30 in Topeka.
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Posted: 09/19/2013 - Common conditions seen at Via Christi Clinic locations.
Posted: 09/18/2013 - Colyer said before his scheduled appearance Wednesday morning in Washington that it is important that Congress hears concerns about the law championed by Democratic President Barack Obama.
Posted: 09/17/2013 - Kansas officials have scheduled four meetings next week to discuss how people with disabilities will be affected when they're included in an overhaul of the state's Medicaid program.
Updated: 09/16/2013 - Terrie Hall died Monday of cancer at a hospital in Winston-Salem, N.C. She was 53.
Updated: 09/15/2013 - Tests indicated 86 percent of the holy water was infected with common bacteria found in fecal matter.
Posted: 09/14/2013 - The boy died of encephalitis, swelling of the brain, as a result of contracting the Naegleria fowleri amoeba.
Posted: 09/13/2013 - There's a surprising health alert involving the Kansas State Fair. And it comes from Kansas State University scientists.
Posted: 09/12/2013 - Officials say the puppy was not previously vaccinated against rabies.
Updated: 09/12/2013 - Common conditions seen at Via Christi Clinic locations.
Posted: 09/11/2013 - The annual rate of hospitalizations for valley fever, a potentially lethal but often misdiagnosed disease, has doubled over the past 12 years in California.
Posted: 09/11/2013 - Gov. Sam Brownback is preparing to discuss efforts to shrink waiting lists for disabled Kansas residents who are seeking in-home services.
Posted: 09/09/2013 - Public health warnings have been issued for five Kansas lakes because of dangerous levels of toxic blue-green algae. Less restrictive advisories have been issued for three other lakes.
Posted: 09/06/2013 - The Food and Drug Administration says consumers shouldn't worry too much about levels of arsenic in rice -- but should vary their diets just in case.
Posted: 08/31/2013 - Doctoral Student Sarah Asebedo says there had been a lack of research supporting the link until now.