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Posted: 04/24/2014 - Common conditions seen at Via Christi Clinic locations.

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NY hospital bans e-cigarettes after fire, injury

Posted: 04/22/2014 - A New York hospital is banning electronic cigarettes after a patient on oxygen was burned by a fire that erupted while she was puffing on one of the devices.

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KU hopes new medical building done in 3 years

Posted: 04/22/2014 - University of Kansas Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little hopes a new health education building at the University of Kansas Medical Center can be finished in three years.

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Posted: 04/17/2014 - Common conditions seen at Via Christi Clinic locations

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Kansas school confirms 6th-grader's death from meningitis

Posted: 04/16/2014 - A Kansas sixth-grader has died from complications of bacterial meningitis, but his school district and state health officials insist the disease is not contagious and does not pose a public health risk.

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Kansas to mandate some health coverage on autism

Posted: 04/16/2014 - Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback is preparing to sign legislation that will require health insurance plans to provide coverage for some services for children with autism, starting next year.

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Praeger, Kansas groups urge health compact veto

Posted: 04/15/2014 - Republican Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger and several health care organizations are urging Gov. Sam Brownback to veto legislation that would allow Kansas to join a multistate health care compact.

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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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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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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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