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Health

2006 Session - January through May

The State Library of Kansas' Legislative Reference Section maintains a collection of clipped newspaper articles on topics relating to subjects pertinent to issues in Kansas state government. Below is a listing of clipped articles taken from several different newspapers relating to AGING, June through December, 2006.

The Clippings books are available for use in the library. You may photocopy articles from the books. If you have questions regarding this collection please feel free to contact State Library staff. Contact information is found at the top and bottom of this page.

The Clippings List is generally arranged chronologically through the year.

Each article cited contains the following information:

Author of article (if any is present)
Title of Article
Newspaper title and date of issue


ARTICLES ON HEALTH, January through May, 2006


Joe Stumpe
More eateries snuff out smoking
Wichita Eagle, 1/1/2006 [Newsbank article]


Chad Lawhorn
Hospital heart program honored
Lawrence Journal World, 1/4/2006


Ann Charles
Increasing nursing educators a must [opinion]
Chanute Tribune, 1/4/2006 [Newsbank article]


Phyllis J. Zorn
Pharmacies join to offer reduced-cost prescription drugs
Hays Daily News, 1/5/2006 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Poll: Kansans favor stem cell research
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/6/2006


Scott Rothschild
Health care costs worry leaders
Lawrence Journal World, 1/6/2006


Special to The Kansan
Governor's health plan aimed at high prescription costs
Kansas City Kansan, 1/6/2006


Sophia Maines
Governor wants $5M to advance cancer center
Lawrence Journal World, 1/7/2006


Julius A. Karash
Sebelius to seek funds for cancer center
Wichita Eagle, 1/7/2006 [Newsbank article]


Phyllis J. Zorn
Involvement, change at every level keys for avoiding health care's 'perfect storm'
Chanute Tribune, 1/7/2006 [Newsbank article]


J-W Editorials
Cancer plan [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 1/9/2006


Karen Shideler
Kansans defend stem cell research
Wichita Eagle, 1/9/2006 [Newsbank article]


Randolph Heaster
AFL-CIO chapters push health coverage
Kansas City Star, 1/10/2006


Chad Lawhorn
New Medicare prescription plan remains a challenge for seniors
Lawrence Journal World, 1/10/2006


Kasha Stoll
Physicians group gives Kansas below-average grade
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/11/2006


Sarah St. John
Sebelius pushes two new plans for prescription drug access
Olathe Daily News, 1/11/2006


Brent D. Wistrom
State wants crackdown on Medicaid fraud
Wichita Eagle, 1/12/2006 [Newsbank article]


Joel Mathis
Cases of diabetes increasing in state
Lawrence Journal World, 1/12/2006


Tim Carpenter
GOP, Dems clash over inspector
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/13/2006


David Klepper and Steve Painter
Halting Medicaid fraud is the goal
Kansas City Star, 1/13/2006 [Newsbank article]


Morgan Chilson
Drug plan a headache
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/13/2006


Mary Clarkin
County to offer drug discount program
Hutchinson News, 1/13/2006 [Newsbank article]


Medicare drug plan rollout [cartoon]
Hutchinson News, 1/13/2006


Chris Green
State senators seek Medicaid watchdog
Hutchinson News, 1/13/2006 [Newsbank article]


Sarah Kessinger
Bill aims at Wal-Mart health insurance
Hutchinson News, 1/14/2006 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Sebelius: State will cover drug costs, as feds fix problems
Lawrence Journal World, 1/14/2006


Mike Belt
VA may relocate psychiatric beds
Lawrence Journal World, 1/14/2006


Chris Moon
State offers Rx to seniors
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/14/2006


David Klepper
States will help pay for medicine
Kansas City Star, 1/14/2006 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
Governor: State will make sure Kansans receive medications
Hutchinson News, 1/14/2006


Chad Lawhorn
Infection may be related to overuse of antibiotics
Lawrence Journal World, 1/14/2006


Chris Green
Senators seek Medicaid watchdog
Chanute Tribune, 1/14/2006


Kevin Freking
As Medicare fails poorest elderly, states step in
Wichita Eagle, 1/15/2006 [Newsbank article]


Jon Niccum and Laura McHugh
Effects of city's smoking ban still in dispute
Lawrence Journal World, 1/15/2006


J-W Staff Reports
Four restaurants in county fined for health violations
Lawrence Journal World, 1/16/2006


Dave Ranney
Alzheimer's boom looming
Lawrence Journal World, 1/16/2006


Health care initiative
Hutchinson News, 1/16/2006 [Newsbank article]


Christina M. Woods
State office to address racial health disparities
Wichita Eagle, 1/17/2006 [Newsbank article]


Knight Ridder News Service
Committee approves Medicaid inspector general bill
Olathe Daily News, 1/17/2006


John D. Montgomery
A taxing issue [editorial]
Hays Daily News, 1/17/2006 [Newsbank article]


Stephen Henderson
Challenge to suicide law thrown out
Kansas City Star, 1/18/2006


Stephen Henderson
Assisted-suicide law survives court test
Wichita Eagle, 1/18/2006 [Newsbank article]


Andi Atwater
Medicare drug benefit overwhelms
Wichita Eagle, 1/18/2006 [Newsbank article]


Ron Sylvester
Doctor seeks to postpone lawsuits
Wichita Eagle, 1/18/2006 [Newsbank article]


Sarah Kessinger
Health disparities to gain new focus
Hutchinson News, 1/18/2006 [Newsbank article]


Sarah Kessinger
Disparities gain focus
Garden City Telegram, 1/18/2006


Mary Clarkin
Employment emergency
Hutchinson News, 1/19/2006 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
Senate panel OKs Medicaid inspector general bill
Hutchinson News, 1/19/2006


Joel Mathis
Specialist steps up to fill medical void
Lawrence Journal World, 1/19/2006


Associated Press
Senate committee approves Medicaid inspector bill
Chanute Tribune, 1/19/2006 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
Medicaid inspector general bill advances
Salina Journal, 1/19/2006


Andi Atwater
Drug labels to become more consumer-friendly
Wichita Eagle, 1/19/2006 [Newsbank article]


Chris Moon
1st-week costs to help seniors at $1 million
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/20/2006


Crowson's view [cartoon]
Wichita Eagle, 1/20/2006


Andi Atwater
State wants Medicare deadline extended
Wichita Eagle, 1/20/2006 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rochat
Tobacco firms provide small share of Barnett's funds
Emporia Gazette, 1/20/2006


Chris Moon
Medicare problems called 'alarming'
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/21/2006


John Hanna
Sebelius worries about Medicare drug deadline
Hutchinson News, 1/21/2006


Chris Green and Sarah Kessinger
Representative shares nutrition advice during meeting
Hutchinson News, 1/22/2006 [Newsbank article]


Dave Stephens
Medicare drug plan confusing to some
Hutchinson News, 1/22/2006 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Medicare issues worry Sebelius
Wichita Eagle, 1/22/2006 [Newsbank article]


Jim Morrison
Health committee venturing into technology
Hays Daily News, 1/22/2006 [Newsbank article]


Alan Bavley and Julius Karash
Curing costly mistakes
Kansas City Star, 1/23/2006


Kasha Stoll
Projects target kids' health
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/24/2006


Dave Ranney
Wal-Mart health care bill garners little support
Lawrence Journal World, 1/25/2006


Andi Atwater
Feds to pay state's drug costs
Wichita Eagle, 1/25/2006 [Newsbank article]


Sarah Kessinger
State faces Medicare plan 'nightmare'
Hutchinson News, 1/25/2006 [Newsbank article]


Sarah Kessinger
State, pharmacists face Medicare drug plan 'nightmare'
Garden City Telegram, 1/25/2006


David Klepper
Kansas acts on Medicaid fraud
Kansas City Star, 1/26/2006 [Newsbank article]


Ric Anderson
Seniors air concerns about drug plan
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/26/2006 [Newsbank article]


Fred Mann
County weighs new dentistry program
Wichita Eagle, 1/26/2006 [Newsbank article]


James Gilbaugh
EMS system deserves 'A', not a 'C-'
Wichita Eagle, 1/26/2006


Carl Manning
Senate considers package of Medicaid legislation
Hutchinson News, 1/26/2006


Associated Press
Senate considers package of Medicaid legislation
Chanute Tribune, 1/26/2006 [Newsbank article]


Dave Ranney
Prescription plan causes headaches
Lawrence Journal World, 1/27/2006


Scott Rothschild
In Kansas, Bush official reassures seniors
Lawrence Journal World, 1/27/2006


Chris Moon
Senate passes Medicaid bills
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/27/2006


Brent D. Wistrom
Wichitans indicted on Medicaid fraud charges
Wichita Eagle, 1/27/2006 [Newsbank article]


Chris Moon and Ric Anderson
Feds to pay tab
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/27/2006


Rhonda Holman
Need area's dental health getting attention
Wichita Eagle, 1/27/2006 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Sebelius worried about approaching Medicare deadline
Metro News, 1/27/2006


John Hanna
HHS secretary: Drug plan flaws diminishing
Hutchinson News, 1/27/2006


Obesity related Medicare/Medicaid bill [cartoon]
Chanute Tribune, 1/27/2006


Wichita couple being prosecuted for Medicaid fraud
Garden City Telegram, 1/27/2006


Chris Moon and Ric Anderson
Leavitt: Government will reimburse Kansas for money spent on Medicare program
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 1/27/2006 [Newsbank article]


Sophia Maines
Kansas to launch genetic counseling program
Lawrence Journal World, 1/28/2006


Sarah Kessinger
No hearing expected on Wal-Mart measure
Hutchinson News, 1/28/2006 [Newsbank article]


Andi Atwater
Health leaders push for patient-record upgrade
Wichita Eagle, 1/28/2006 [Newsbank article]


Sarah Kessinger
No hearing expected on Wal-Mart bill
Garden City Telegram, 1/28/2006


David Klepper
Metro Watch that takes care of that
Kansas City Star, 1/29/2006


Mental health
Hutchinson News, 1/29/2006 [Newsbank article]


Dion Lefler
Struggle shows obstacle to care
Wichita Eagle, 1/29/2006


Eber Phelps
Governor trying to help seniors understand Medicare
Hays Daily News, 1/29/2006 [Newsbank article]


Gwen Welshimer
Health care bill deserves a chance [letter to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 1/31/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Hrenchir
Smoking ban talks deferred
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/31/2006


Sarah Kessinger and Chris Green
Prescription for confusion
Hutchinson News, 1/29/2006 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Audit of state health board ordered
Lawrence Journal World, 1/31/2006


Morning Sun
State expands tobacco access program
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 1/31/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Hrenchir
County reports handful of hepatitis A cases
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/1/2006


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Radon gas take the test
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/2/2006


Neal L. Patterson
Is U.S. ready for boom in health care?
Kansas City Star, 2/2/2006 [Newsbank article]


Joel Mathis
Air ambulances may face stricter rules after crashes
Lawrence Journal World, 2/2/2006


Tim Hrenchir
Source of hepatitis A outbreak remains mystery
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/2/2006


Hepatitis A
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/3/2006


Mike Belt
Medical debt crushing many Kansans
Lawrence Journal World, 2/3/2006


Fredrick J. Johnson
Smoking outside courthouse won't change
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/3/2006


Karen Shideler
Medical bills can imperil fiscal health
Wichita Eagle, 2/3/2006 [Newsbank article]


Sarah Kessinger
Study: Growing medical debt has families struggling
Hutchinson News, 2/3/2006 [Newsbank article]


Clara Kilbourn
Health officials say flu widespread across Kansas
Hutchinson News, 2/3/2006 [Newsbank article]


Sarah Kessinger
Study: Growing medical debt leads families to struggle
Chanute Tribune, 2/3/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Report says medical debt plagues low-income Kansans
Hutchinson News, 2/4/2006


Associated Press
Pharmacist's refusal to fill prescription leads to protest
Lawrence Journal World, 2/4/2006


Special to The Kansan
Praeger to push Bush's health care agenda
Kansas City Kansan, 2/4/2006


Associated Press
Medical debt plagues poor
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/5/2006


Dave Stephens
Unhealthy reality
Hutchinson News, 2/5/2006 [Newsbank article]


More symptoms of an ailing health care system
Wichita Eagle, 2/5/2006 [Newsbank article]


Ron Knox
Kansas ready for medical marijuana speaker says
Lawrence Journal World, 2/6/2006


Chris Moon
Pols cite kids' health
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/7/2006 [Newsbank article]


Mary Jane Hellebust
Tobacco at the fair [letter to the editor]
Hutchinson News, 2/7/2006 [Newsbank article]


Should pharmacists have to fill Plan B prescriptions?
Wichita Eagle, 2/7/2006 [Newsbank article]


Amy Conkling
Medical center gets pat on the back
Hutchinson News, 2/7/2006 [Newsbank article]


Sharon Montague
Award goes to employees
Salina Journal, 2/7/2006 [Newsbank article]


Sarah Kessinger
Gingrich: Take charge of health
Hutchinson News, 2/8/2006 [Newsbank article]


Phyllis Zorn
Legislators could help alleviate pain
Hays Daily News, 2/8/2006


Bob Sigman
Aid for Medicaid
Johnson County Sun, 2/9/2006


A progressive approach
Hutchinson News, 2/9/2006 [Newsbank article]


Michael Bond
Create a real Kansas Medicaid market
Wichita Eagle, 2/10/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Vandenack
Air ambulance carriers applaud new safety rules
Hutchinson News, 2/10/2006 [Newsbank article]


John Green
Health centers hope to open dental center
Hutchinson News, 2/10/2006 [Newsbank article]


The Morning Sun
Class for emergency preparedness offered
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 2/10/2006 [Newsbank article]


Andi Atwater
State shuts Medicaid payment system
Wichita Eagle, 2/11/2006 [Newsbank article]


Geraldine Flaharty
Wal-Mart should pay its fair share
Wichita Eagle, 2/12/2006 [Newsbank article]


S. Lewis Ebert
Mandates won't help lower health care costs
Wichita Eagle, 2/12/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
Nurses contest plan
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/13/2006


Alan Bjerga and Fred Mann
Stamping out food aid
Wichita Eagle, 2/13/2006 [Newsbank article]


Dan Margolies
Cigarette maker loses
Kansas City Star, 2/14/2006 [Newsbank article]

Stacie R. Sandall
Group hopes to help increase state's tobacco compliance
Hays Daily News, 2/14/2006 [Newsbank article]


Karen Shideler
'Safety net' clinics fear loss of funding
Wichita Eagle, 2/15/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
Surgery regulation bill cuts both ways
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/15/2006


Hurst Laviana
Indians wary of health cuts
Wichita Eagle, 2/16/2006 [Newsbank article]


Dave Vogel
Wrong solution [letter to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 2/16/2006 [Newsbank article]


Joyce Smith
Health department of Kansas fines nine area restaurants
Kansas City Star, 2/17/2006 [Newsbank article]


Staff and Wire Reports
Sebelius praises Hospira's expansion in McPherson
Hutchinson News, 2/17/2006 [Newsbank article]


The News Staff
Inmates to help build Pretty Prairie project
Hutchinson News, 2/17/2006 [Newsbank article]


Andi Atwater
Officials to detail pilot Medicaid program Friday
Wichita Eagle, 2/18/2006 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Moran joins efforts to push back Medicare deadline
Lawrence Journal World, 2/18/2006


Mike Belt
Flu season in full force across state
Lawrence Journal World, 2/18/2006


Tim Carpenter
Plan aims to ease Medicare anxiety
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/18/2006


Mike Hagley
Shortage of nurses
Hutchinson News, 2/18/2006 [Newsbank article]


Moran joins efforts to delay Medicare deadline
Garden City Telegram, 2/18/2006


Andi Atwater
The hospice industry
Wichita Eagle, 2/19/2006 [Newsbank article]


Ye Ole Rathole [cartoon]
Hutchinson News, 2/19/2006


Tim Carpenter
Living Proof
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/19/2006 [Newsbank article]


Kasha Stoll
Nursing shortage hits critical stage
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/19/2006


Kasha Stoll
Waging war with death
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/19/2006


Tim Carpenter
Bill could make latests cancer treatments available in Kansas
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 2/19/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Potter
Healing Hearts
Wichita Eagle, 2/21/2006 [Newsbank article]


Pam Harjo
Don't cut funds for Indian health care
Wichita Eagle, 2/21/2006 [Newsbank article]


Medicare plan headaches
Hutchinson News, 2/21/2006 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper
Kansas overpays on Medicaid, and U.S. seeks return
Kansas City Star, 2/22/2006


Scott Rothschild
Cancer Center funds in crosshairs
Lawrence Journal World, 2/22/2006


Jonathan Jantz
Children's health
Kansas City Star, 2/22/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Vandenack
Dodge hospital launches new sexual assault program
Hutchinson News, 2/22/2006 [Newsbank article]


Hutchinson News
Views from other Kansas editors
Iola Register, 2/22/2006


Gwendolynne Larson
Board suspends doctor's license
Emporia Gazette, 2/22/2006


Andi Atwater
More signing up for Medicare drug plan
Wichita Eagle, 2/23/2006 [Newsbank article]


Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Judge rules against physicians
Wichita Eagle, 2/23/2006 [Newsbank article]


Sarah Kessinger
Need for translators eyed
Salina Journal, 2/23/2006 [Newsbank article]


Eric Swanson
Moran calls for postponing deadline for Medicare enrollment
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/23/2006


Andi Atwater
Program's goal: Improve care
Wichita Eagle, 2/24/2006 [Newsbank article]


Andi Atwater
Council certifies Via Christi stroke unit
Wichita Eagle, 2/24/2006 [Newsbank article]


Sarah Kessinger
Database would seek to ward off cases of 'lost in translation'
Hays Daily News, 2/24/2006 [Newsbank article]


Jan Landon
Comprehensive care the goal at Stormont
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/25/2006


John Green
PrairieStar officials hope to land federal center designation on third try
Hutchinson News, 2/25/2006


Jan Landon
Technology tells the the tale at St. Francis
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/25/2006


Taylor Atkins
Nursing shortage fills training programs
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/25/2006


Scott Rothschild
Insurance pilot scuttled
Lawrence Journal World, 2/27/2006


Joel Mathis
Eudora teen and his family struggle with West Nile virus
Lawrence Journal World, 2/27/2006


Sarah Kessinger
Preventing cases of 'lost in translation'
Hutchinson News, 2/27/2006 [Newsbank article]


Brad Cooper
County OKs testing synthetic blood
Kansas City Star, 2/28/2006 [Newsbank article]


Andi Atwater
Hospital renovates, enlarges Wesley expands
Wichita Eagle, 2/28/2006


Andi Atwater
Medicare expands vision coverage
Wichita Eagle, 3/1/2006 [Newsbank article]


Joel Mathis
County reviews blood substitute trial
Lawrence Journal World, 3/1/2006


Andi Atwater
Medicare weighs reducing drug plans
Wichita Eagle, 3/1/2006 [Newsbank article]


Roxana Hegeman
Judge extends 2-year-old's life support
Wichita Eagle, 3/2/2006 [Newsbank article]


Karen Shideler
Kansas earns F for mental health care
Wichita Eagle, 3/2/2006 [Newsbank article]


Ryan Riordan
Kansas gets 'F' in mental illness health care
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/3/2006


Scott Rothschild
Center seeks $5M annually to fight cancer
Lawrence Journal World, 3/3/2006


Lewis W. Diuguid
Health care for homeless
Kansas City Star, 3/3/2006 [Newsbank article]


Jason Gertzen
Cancer drug director hired
Kansas City Star, 3/3/2006 [Newsbank article]


Kansas gets 'F' in mental health care
Lawrence Journal World, 3/3/2006


Topeka Capital-Journal
Other editors Medicare prescription plan
Hutchinson News, 3/4/2006


Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Kansas has big stake in battle over trans fat
Wichita Eagle, 3/5/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Medicaid cuts threaten treatment
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/6/2006


Sophia Maines
Families push for expanded infant screenings
Lawrence Journal World, 3/9/2006


John Milburn
Kline to study billing practices
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/10/2006


Scott Rothschild
Kline probes billing practices of hospitals
Lawrence Journal World, 3/10/2006


Steve Painter
Kline reviews hospital tactics
Wichita Eagle, 3/10/2006 [Newsbank article]


John Milburn
Kline to investigate hospital billing practices
Hutchinson News, 3/10/2006 [Newsbank article]


AG headlines [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 3/12/2006


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Topeka hospitals discovered
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/12/2006


Alan Bavley
Kansas seeks to boost immunizations
Kansas City Star, 3/13/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
Disability rights group takes fight to Senate
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/14/2006


Associated Press
DNA testing
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/14/2006


Kasha Stoll
State to set goals for immunization
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/15/2006


Phyllis J. Zorn
Project like shot in arm
Hays Daily News, 3/15/2006 [Newsbank article]


Karen Shideler
State works to improve child immunization rate
Wichita Eagle, 3/17/2006 [Newsbank article]


Andi Atwater
Kansas in suit over Medicare 'clawback'
Wichita Eagle, 3/17/2006 [Newsbank article]


Clara Kilbourn
Rice County residents sign petition, forcing vote on issuance of bonds for hospital plan
Hutchinson News, 3/17/2006


Robert Pear
Scrutiny on 'charity' hospitals
Wichita Eagle, 3/19/2006 [Newsbank article]


Dave Stephens
Drug plan side effects
Hutchinson News, 3/21/2006 [Newsbank article]


Karen Dillion
Asbestos concerns close airport hotel
Kansas City Star, 3/21/2006 [Newsbank article]


Robert T. Stephan
Effort seeks 'best practices' for billing at hospitals
Lawrence Journal World, 3/22/2006


Mike Belt
Grant to help county shape pandemic plan
Lawrence Journal World, 3/22/2006


John Hanna
Senate wrestles with human cloning
Lawrence Journal World, 3/23/2006


Associated Press
Senate debates cloning, budget
Hutchinson News, 3/23/2006


Scott Rothschild
Senate rejects strings on cancer center
Lawrence Journal World, 3/23/2006


John Hanna
House advances stem cell alternatives plan
Lawrence Journal World, 3/24/2006


Eric Weslander
Suspect faces second HIV exposure charge
Lawrence Journal World, 3/24/2006


Associated Press
House encourages stem cell alternatives
Wichita Eagle, 3/24/2006 [Newsbank article]


Pat Roberts
New legislation to provide affordable health care plans for small businesess
Metro News, 3/24/2006


The News Staff
State closes down Newton day care center
Hutchinson News, 3/25/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
House rejects ban on human-animal hybrids
Wichita Eagle, 3/25/2006 [Newsbank article]


Barbara Shelly
Big chance to help cancer patients [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 3/26/2006 [Newsbank article]


Deb Gruver
Volunteer shortage taxes EMS
Wichita Eagle, 3/26/2006 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Cloning becoming abortion-like issue
Hutchinson News, 3/27/2006 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Human cloning emerging as another hot-button issue
Lawrence Journal World, 3/27/2006


John Hanna
Cloning becoming abortion-like issue in Legislature
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/27/2006


Karen Shideler
County intends to be prepared for a pandemic
Wichita Eagle, 3/27/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Correction
Hutchinson News, 3/28/2006 [Newsbank article]


Phyllis J. Zorn
Pharmacist agrees to diversion drug theft on charges
Hays Daily News, 3/29/2006 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rochat
Helping the youngest of the poorest [editorial]
Emporia Gazette, 3/30/2006


Brent D. Wistrom
Bills to deter asbestos lawsuits enter House
Wichita Eagle, 3/30/2006 [Newsbank article]


Dave Ranney
Lawyers question ads touting asbestos bill
Lawrence Journal World, 3/30/2006


Dave Ranney
Group promotes city designs that lead to healthier habits
Lawrence Journal World, 3/31/2006


Mary Clarkin
County to start prescription card program
Hutchinson News, 4/1/2006 [Newsbank article]


Alan Bavley
Physician faces allegations
Kansas City Star, 4/2/2006 [Newsbank article]


Ric Anderson
Former Topekans arrested in 'dungeon' castrations
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/3/2006


Susan Winter
A simple solution [letter to the editor]
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/3/2006


Gregory L. Schneider
Even Brit doctors want private health care
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/3/2006


Clara Kilbourn
Rice County OKs bonds for hospital project
Hutchinson News, 4/4/2006 [Newsbank article]


Mary Clarkin
Officials note Kansas mumps cases are higher than normal
Hutchinson News, 4/4/2006 [Newsbank article]


Jan Biles
State on guard against mumps
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/4/2006


Karen Shideler
Weight problems plague kids
Wichita Eagle, 4/5/2006 [Newsbank article]


Joel Mathis
Lawrence sees mumps surge
Lawrence Journal World, 4/5/2006


Robert D. Simison
Kansans need to rethink ways
Wichita Eagle, 4/5/2006 [Newsbank article]


Alan Bavley
Increase in mumps a concern in region
Kansas City Star, 4/6/2006 [Newsbank article]


Andi Atwater
Project puts patient info online
Wichita Eagle, 4/7/2006 [Newsbank article]


Joel Mathis
Mumps outbreak worsens
Lawrence Journal World, 4/7/2006


J-W Staff
Health department cites 4 restaurants
Lawrence Journal World, 4/7/2006


Alan Bavley
Mumps outbreak continues to swell
Kansas City Star, 4/7/2006


Andi Atwater
Visioneering panel shares health cost ideas
Wichita Eagle, 4/7/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Patient records to go online
Hutchinson News, 4/8/2006


Associated Press
Online database to share patient records with doctors, hospitals
Chanute Tribune, 4/8/2006 [Newsbank article]


Alan Bavley
Johnson County reports mumps case
Kansas City Star, 4/8/2006 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal
Fines issued
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/8/2006 [Newsbank article]


Karen Shideler
KU suggests that those who have mumps stay home
Wichita Eagle, 4/8/2006 [Newsbank article]


Julius A. Karash
Medicaid records get remake
Kansas City Star, 4/8/2006 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Sebelius still seeks expansion of children's health coverage
Hutchinson News, 4/8/2006 [Newsbank article]


Sophia Maines
Suspect pleads to morphine thefts
Lawrence Journal World, 4/8/2006


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Walter Reed army medical center twice victims [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/9/2006


Associated Press
Ex-nursing home worker pleads to theft charge
Wichita Eagle, 4/10/2006 [Newsbank article]


Mumps cases on rise
Lawrence Journal World, 4/11/2006


Ric Anderson
Mumps reported in 2 Topeka schools
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/11/2006


Ron Sylvester
Lawsuit: Wesley has too few RN's
Wichita Eagle, 4/11/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Widow's lawsuit claims HCA understaffs nurses
Lawrence Journal World, 4/12/2006


J-W Staff Reports
State looks for link in mumps outbreak
Lawrence Journal World, 4/12/2006


Associated Press
Elementary kids may have mumps
Wichita Eagle, 4/12/2006 [Newsbank article]


John Milburn
Health officials grapple with mumps outbreak
Kansas City Star, 4/12/2006 [Newsbank article]


Kasha Stoll
Mumps outbreak puzzling
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/12/2006


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Mumps outbreak stay home [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/13/2006


Steve Fry
Mumps gets mixed reaction from parents more cases possible
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/13/2006


Alan Bavley and Kevin Murphy
Mumps outbreak a medical mystery
Kansas City Star, 4/13/2006 [Newsbank article]


Grant will help agency fight youth smoking
Kansas City Kansan, 4/13/2006


Kevin Flaherty
Board discusses nursing shortage during visit
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 4/13/2006 [Newsbank article]


Significant step forward
Hutchinson News, 4/14/2006 [Newsbank article]


Andi Atwater
Ex-Gov.: Health care should require moral choices
Wichita Eagle, 4/14/2006 [Newsbank article]


Lindsey Geisler
Experts aim to cut gaps in care
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/15/2006


Andi Atwater
Medicare drug plan costs will rise in 2007
Wichita Eagle, 4/15/2006 [Newsbank article]


Sarah Kessinger
State opens new office of minority health
Garden City Telegram, 4/15/2006


Sarah Kessinger
Minority health office opens
Hutchinson News, 4/16/2006 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Mother pushes for vaccine ban
Lawrence Journal World, 4/16/2006


Laura Scott
Vaccinations vital to health
Kansas City Star, 4/18/2006 [Newsbank article]


An exciting proposal
Hutchinson News, 4/18/2006 [Newsbank article]


Norma Nichols
Medicare prescription drug plan deadline approaches
Garden City Telegram, 4/19/2006


The Capital-Journal
Mumps cases double in week
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/19/2006


Hurst Laviana
Two kids, one adult likely have mumps
Wichita Eagle, 4/19/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Counties to receive free mumps vaccines
Lawrence Journal World, 4/20/2006


Karen Shideler
Mumps reports increase
Wichita Eagle, 4/20/2006 [Newsbank article]


Laura Scott
Outbreak reminds us of the importance of vaccinations
Kansas City Star, 4/20/2006 [Newsbank article]


Barbara Hollingsworth
Youth advocates to battle obesity
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/20/2006


LeRoy Wilson
Officials warn of bees; some skeptical
Garden City Telegram, 4/21/2006


Chris Green
Plan will increase supply of nurses
Hutchinson News, 4/21/2006 [Newsbank article]


Steve Fry
Bird flu forecast to arrive
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/21/2006


Malinda Osborne
County prepares for mumps exposure
Garden City Telegram, 4/22/2006


Patrick S. Kelley
Long time no see [editorial]
Emporia Gazette, 4/22/2006


Kasha Stoll
Extra mumps vaccines offered in affected areas
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/22/2006


Dave Ranney
Checking in to Lawrence Memorial Hospital emergency room
Lawrence Journal World, 4/23/2006


James P. Gertken
Common sense needed [letter to the editor]
Hutchinson News, 4/23/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Hrenchir
Officials propose pandemic plan
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/23/2006


Andi Atwater
Who gets what
Wichita Eagle, 4/23/2006


Deb Gruver
Physician discipline records are open, free
Wichita Eagle, 4/24/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Hrenchir
Shawnee County vote to mean flu summits
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/25/2006


Kasha Stoll
State database tracks immunization records
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/25/2006


John Hanna
Officials tout vaccination registry
Wichita Eagle, 4/25/2006 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Health officials tout immunization registry
Lawrence Journal World, 4/25/2006


John Hanna
Mumps outbreak continues; officials tout shot registry
Hutchinson News, 4/25/2006 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal
Mumps cases rise to 241
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/26/2006


Stephen Moses
It's time to end welfare for the well-to-do
Kansas City Kansan, 4/26/2006


Stacie R. Sandall
Board tables action against Colby doctor
Hays Daily News, 4/26/2006 [Newsbank article]


Chris Green
Research mailing becomes hot topic
Hutchinson News, 4/26/2006 [Newsbank article]


Health-related bills signed into law in Kansas
Johnson County Sun, 4/27/2006


Peter Makori
Kansas law tightens rules on meningitis vaccinations
Kansas City Star, 4/29/2006 [Newsbank article]


Karen Shideler
CDC will help state investigate mumps
Wichita Eagle, 5/2/2006 [Newsbank article]


Alan Bavley
CDC to investigate Kansas mumps cases
Kansas City Star, 5/2/2006 [Newsbank article]


Sarah Kessinger
Small business health plan stalls
Hutchinson News, 5/2/2006 [Newsbank article]


Ann Marie Bush
Doctor's office searched
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/3/2006


Deb Gruver
Kansas ranks 31st in disciplining doctors
Wichita Eagle, 5/3/2006 [Newsbank article]


Eric Weslander
Trials ordered for HIV exposure
Lawrence Journal World, 5/3/2006


Ann Marie Bush
Physician sought patient's help with legal bills
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/4/2006


Associated Press
Four cases of measles reported in Kansas
Kansas City Star, 5/5/2006 [Newsbank article]


Measles show up again in Kansas
Wichita Eagle, 5/5/2006 [Newsbank article]


Brad Cooper
Kansas puts restaurant violations on Web
Kansas City Star, 5/5/2006 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal
Mumps update
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/5/2006


Kasha Stoll
Food safety a click away
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/5/2006


Denise Neil
Check on-line, then dine
Wichita Eagle, 5/5/2006


Michael Hooper
China Inn appeals suspension order
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/5/2006


Morris News Service
Measles confirmed in Kansas
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/5/2006


John Hanna
Health officials confirm Kansas' first measles cases since 2000
Dodge City Daily Globe, 5/5/2006


Scott Day
Make them compete [letter to the editor]
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/8/2006


John Hanna
Cloning dispute delays budget
Lawrence Journal World, 5/9/2006


Graham Bailey
Lieutenant governor plugs electronic health ID cards
Kansas City Star, 5/9/2006 [Newsbank article]


Albert Murray
Ounce of prevention
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/9/2006


The Capital-Journal
Mumps watch
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/9/2006


Roderick L. Bremby
Second-hand smoke a serious health issue
Manhattan Mercury, 5/9/2006 [Newsbank article]


Roxana Hegeman
Agriculture key in bird flu response plans
Hutchinson News, 5/9/2006 [Newsbank article]


Emerson Lynn Jr
Stem cell extremists hold
Iola Register, 5/10/2006


Associated Press
Pandemic could kill 2,500 in Kansas
Kansas City Star, 5/10/2006 [Newsbank article]


Roxana Hegeman
Pandemic sessions kick off
Lawrence Journal World, 5/10/2006


Roxana Hegeman
State to get $1.1 million to prepare for bird flu
Wichita Eagle, 5/10/2006 [Newsbank article]


Negotiators drop proposed funding ban on cloning
Hutchinson News, 5/11/2006


J-W Staff Reports
KDHE: Kansans should prepare for bird flu
Lawrence Journal World, 5/11/2006


Jon Ruhlen
MMR vaccine available here
Parsons Sun, 5/11/2006 [Newsbank article]


Dr. Howard Rodenberg
Movie was fiction, but pandemic threat is real
Wichita Eagle, 5/14/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Hrenchir
Tobacco frills catch heat
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/14/2006


Andi Atwater
Report: Hospital market healthy
Wichita Eagle, 5/14/2006 [Newsbank article]


Deb Gruver
State tracks pharmacists
Wichita Eagle, 5/15/2006 [Newsbank article]


KDHE unveils new food safety and restaurant inspection Web site
Leavenworth Times, 5/15/2006


Tim Hrenchir
Tobacco shops could face fees
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/16/2006


Lance Klinzer
Stem-cell research [letter to the editor]
Kansas City Star, 5/16/2006 [Newsbank article]


J-W Staff Reports
KU mumps cases climb; state total tops 600
Lawrence Journal World, 5/19/2006


Scott Rothschild
Proposal to ban vaccine ingredient will have to wait
Lawrence Journal World, 5/19/2006


Alan Bavley
Area hospitals tote up civic value
Kansas City Star, 5/20/2006


Associated Press
Happy people only for depression study
Wichita Eagle, 5/21/2006 [Newsbank article]


Chad Lawhorn
LMH plans smoke-free campus
Lawrence Journal World, 5/22/2006


Karen Shideler
State's pandemic flu summit will be May 31
Wichita Eagle, 5/22/2006 [Newsbank article]


Kevin Flaherty
Legislators take steps to solve nursing shortage
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 5/22/2006 [Newsbank article]


Tim Unruh
Pandemic possible in state
Salina Journal, 5/23/2006 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal
Mumps cases climb to 674
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/24/2006 [Newsbank article]


Dave Stephens
Snuff the habit for World No Tobacco Day
Hutchinson News, 5/31/2006 [Newsbank article]


Chad Lawhorn
LMH reaches out to community in summer fundraising campaign
Lawrence Journal World, 5/31/2006


J-W Staff Reports
KU Med, Hospital to ban all smoking
Lawrence Journal World, 5/31/2006


Eric Weslander
Nursing home worker checks can be lacking
Lawrence Journal World, 5/31/2006


Sophia Maines
Group aims to raise $9M for cancer center
Lawrence Journal World, 5/31/2006


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