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More than 100 get virus on California cruise

Posted: 04/10/2014 - A cruise line says more than 100 passengers have now contracted the highly contagious norovirus as a ship tours California ports, but fewer than 15 are still complaining of symptoms.

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What's Going Around

Posted: 04/10/2014 - Common conditions seen at Via Christi Clinic locations.

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Health Care Compact Exemption Passes

Updated: 04/04/2014 - Kansas lawmakers give final approval to bill bringing state into a compact with other states hoping to become exempt from the federal health care overhaul.

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Kansas Senate to debate plan for health compact

Updated: 04/04/2014 - The Kansas Senate is taking up a bill to bring the state into a compact with other states hoping to become exempt from the federal health care overhaul.

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FDA approves easy-to-use heroin overdose antidote

Posted: 04/03/2014 - The government is taking a step to let friends or loved ones treat someone they suspect has overdosed on heroin or powerful painkillers called opioids, while they're waiting on medical care.

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What's Going Around

Posted: 04/03/2014 - Common conditions seen at Via Christi Clinic locations

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Food supplier recalling 8,700 pounds of chicken

Updated: 04/02/2014 - A food supplier with operations in Oklahoma is recalling more than 8,700 pounds of frozen chicken products because of misbranding and undeclared allergens.

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Court rejects new cases on birth control coverage

Posted: 03/31/2014 - The Supreme Court has turned away an early look at a challenge by religiously affiliated not-for-profit groups to the new health care law's provision on birth control coverage.

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What's Going Around

Posted: 03/27/2014 - Common conditions seen at Via Christi Clinic locations.

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Extra time to enroll for health care

Posted: 03/25/2014 - Health and Human Service spokesman Aaron Albright said Tuesday night the administration will be ready to help people --quote-- "in line" by the deadline finish their applications, either online or over the phone.

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FDA reviews DNA-based colon cancer screening kits

Posted: 03/24/2014 - The Food and Drug Administration is weighing the benefits and risks of two experimental colon cancer screening tests which use DNA from a patient's stool to detect dangerous tumors and growths.

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Autism coverage bill moves through Kansas House

Posted: 03/23/2014 - Legislators are making progress on a measure that would mandate that insurance companies provide health coverage and treatment for Kansas children diagnosed with autism.

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New stem cell center conducting clinical trials

Posted: 03/11/2014 - A new center at the University of Kansas Medical Center that focuses on stem cell research is conducting clinical trials only eight months after it opened.

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