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ERs see spike in winter injuries

Updated: 02/12/2014 - After the recent winter storm, some hospitals have seen a spike in emergency room patients.

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Dentists speak out as fluoride bill nears hearing

Posted: 02/09/2014 - Oral health advocates in Kansas are pushing back against an effort to require cities that put fluoride in their water supplies to notify citizens that fluoride lowers the IQ in children.

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16 Kansas deaths blamed on flu

Posted: 02/06/2014 - State health officials say 16 Kansans have died from the influenza during the current flu season.

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Britax recalls strollers for amputation risk

Updated: 01/31/2014 - Britax is recalling about 216,000 strollers because of a risk to partially amputate fingertips, break fingers or cause severe lacerations, among other injuries, when pressing the release button while pulling on the release strap.

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Posted: 01/23/2014 - Common conditions seen at Via Christi Clinic locations

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KU Med Center asked to pump out more psychiatrists

Posted: 01/21/2014 - Some state agencies are looking to the University of Kansas Medical Center to train more psychiatrists to address a widespread shortage, but doing so will be neither cheap nor easy.

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Surgeon General urges new resolve to end smoking

Posted: 01/17/2014 - Acting Surgeon General Borish Lushniak spoke at a White House ceremony, marking the release of a 980-page report that calls for a new commitment to make the next generation a smoke-free generation.

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What's Going Around

Posted: 01/16/2014 - Common conditions seen at Via Christi Clinic locations.

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Health care website frustrates Spanish speakers

Posted: 01/12/2014 - Mirroring problems with the federal health care website, users attempting to navigate the Spanish version have discovered their own set of difficulties.

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