Posted: 04/05/2013 - Kansas legislators are preparing for final votes on a sweeping anti-abortion bill that blocks tax breaks for providers and outlaws abortions solely because of the baby's sex.
Posted: 04/04/2013 - The increase is the result of the government last year lowering the threshold for lead poisoning, so now more children are considered at risk.
Posted: 04/04/2013 - A new clinic offering abortions and other medical services to women has opened in Wichita nearly four years after Dr. George Tiller was murdered.
Posted: 04/04/2013 - Kansas legislators are preparing for final votes on a sweeping anti-abortion bill that could send it to Gov. Sam Brownback.
Updated: 04/17/2013 - Common conditions seen at Via Christi Clinic locations
Posted: 04/02/2013 - President Barack Obama is asking Congress to spend $100 million next year to start a new project to map the human brain in hopes of eventually finding cures for diseases like Alzheimer's.
Updated: 04/02/2013 - The Kansas Senate has approved new restrictions on abortion providers, moving the most sweeping anti-abortion legislation in the state this year close to final passage.
Posted: 04/01/2013 - The American Civil Liberties Union and the leading gay rights group in Kansas worry that state legislators are moving toward ending the legal protections that prohibit AIDS and HIV patients from being quarantined.
Posted: 04/01/2013 - Abortion opponents expect the Kansas Senate to approve a bill this week to block tax breaks for abortion providers and to bar them from participating in public school sex education classes.
Posted: 04/01/2013 - Children's Mercy Hospital of Kansas City, Mo., is holding the formal dedication of its permanent clinic in Wichita.
Posted: 03/31/2013 - The bill would allow hygienists to perform extractions and other procedures in under-served areas of the state
Posted: 03/29/2013 - The report says there were 7,457 abortions in the state in 2012, 428 fewer than in 2011.
Posted: 03/27/2013 - Brownback is a critic of the federal law but has said that he'll leave a decision on expanding Medicaid to the Republican-controlled Legislature
Posted: 03/27/2013 - The Kansas House has approved a bill that would require the University of Kansas Medical Center to start a center to promote research and use of adult stem cells, cord blood and related stem cell therapies.
Posted: 03/26/2013 - The Kansas Senate is preparing to take up legislation blocking tax breaks for abortion providers, but some lawmakers want to go further by pursuing a ban on most abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected.
Posted: 03/26/2013 - North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple has signed legislation that would ban most abortions if a fetal heartbeat can be detected, something that can happen as early as six weeks into a pregnancy.
Posted: 03/21/2013 - The new study linked excessive salt consumption to nearly 2.3 million cardiovascular deaths worldwide in 2010.
Updated: 03/20/2013 - The Kansas House has given final approval to a bill blocking tax breaks for abortion providers and prohibiting public schools from using sex education instruction from abortion providers.
Posted: 03/19/2013 - The Kansas House has given first-round approval to a bill blocking tax breaks for abortion providers and barring public schools from using sex education instruction from abortion providers.
Posted: 03/19/2013 - The Kansas House has retained language in an anti-abortion bill directing doctors to provide information to women about a disputed potential link between abortion and breast cancer before terminating their pregnancies.
Posted: 03/19/2013 - The Kansas House has rejected a proposal to make an exception to limits on late-term abortions for pregnancies resulting from rape, incest or sexual abuse of a child.
Posted: 03/14/2013 - Common conditions seen at Via Christi Clinic locations.
Updated: 03/12/2013 - The drug, called azithromycin and sold under the brand names Zithromax and Zmax as Z-Pak capsules