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Study: Kidney Angioplasty Brings Risks, No Benefit

Posted: 11/11/2009 - Researchers are offering advice to hundreds of thousands of Americans with clogged kidney arteries: consider medication over angioplasty. They say the pricey procedure is riskier and is no more effective.

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Virginia Girl Can't Stop Sneezing, Doctors Baffled

Posted: 11/11/2009 - A 12-year-old girl in Virginia is suffering from sneezing that will not stop, up to 16 sneezes a minute, all day until she falls asleep. Doctors are struggling with a diagnosis.

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KDHE Working On E-Health Information Network

Posted: 11/10/2009 - A plan to connect Kansas health care systems electronically is moving forward under the direction of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.

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Fighting The Flu

Updated: 03/11/2011 - H1N1 is hitting young adults and children hard.

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What's Going Around

Updated: 11/05/2009 - Here's what doctors at Wichita Clinic locations are seeing.

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FDA Launches Plan To Curb Accidental Overdoses

Posted: 11/04/2009 - The Food and Drug Administration is launching a program to try and prevent millions of accidental drug overdoses that occur each year due to medication errors, misuse and other problems.

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FDA Launches Plan To Curb Accidental Overdoses

Posted: 11/04/2009 - The Food and Drug Administration is launching a program to try and prevent millions of accidental drug overdoses that occur each year due to medication errors, misuse and other problems.

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KU Hospital Performs Rare Surgery

Posted: 11/04/2009 - A rare surgery performed at the University of Kansas Hospital may help a 19-year-old man have better use of a prosthetic after his arm was amputated.

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Premature Births Worsen US Infant Death Rate

Posted: 11/03/2009 - Premature births, often due to poor care of low-income pregnant women, are the main reason the U.S. infant mortality rate is higher than in most European countries, a government report said Tuesday.

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Low Cholesterol May Prevent Some Prostate Cancers

Posted: 11/03/2009 - A new study suggests that men may be able to lower their risk of getting the most aggressive form of prostate cancer by keeping their cholesterol in a healthy range.

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FDA Won't Accept Merck's Application for New Drug

Posted: 11/02/2009 - U.S. regulators have refused to accept drugmaker Merck & Co.'s application for a new, combination cholesterol pill that includes rival Pfizer's Lipitor, the world's top-selling drug.

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Kansas Reports Additional H1N1 Deaths

Updated: 03/11/2011 - The Kansas Department of Health and Environment today confirmed the deaths of two people who were infected with the pandemic H1N1 influenza virus.

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Human Genome, Glaxo Cite Positive Lupus Drug Study

Posted: 11/02/2009 - Human Genome Sciences and GlaxoSmithKline say their experimental lupus drug passed another key treatment goal and they plan on asking for regulatory approval in the first half of 2010.

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Experts: HS Football Concussions Merit More Study

Posted: 10/30/2009 - Some studies suggest that head injuries can set up professional football players for later mental problems. Now congressmen and experts want to know more about injuries to high school players.

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What's Going Around

Updated: 10/29/2009 - Here's what doctors at Wichita Clinic locations are seeing.

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