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Health

2007 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 HEALTH, January through May, 2007.

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, Jan.-May, 2007


Jason Gertzen
Lawrence to build $7 million lab complex
Wichita Eagle, 1/2/2007 [Newsbank article]


Chad Lawhorn
City approves bioscience pact
Lawrence Journal World, 1/3/2007


Andi Atwater
Wichita a test for health program
Wichita Eagle, 1/4/2007 [Newsbank article]


Finn Bullers
Smoke ban for county considered
Kansas City Star, 1/4/2007 [Newsbank article]


David M. Traster
Sweet refused to look other way
Wichita Eagle, 1/5/2007 [Newsbank article]


Jonathan Kealing
Health leaders confirm flu's here
Lawrence Journal World, 1/5/2007
Finn Bullers
A parting victory
Kansas City Star, 1/5/2007 [Newsbank article]

Roy Wenzl
Birth of an industry?
Wichita Eagle, 1/5/2007 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Wichita engineers set sights on making better human implants
Emporia Gazette, 1/5/2007 [Newsbank article]


Sophia Maines
Program lets EMTs know important health information on the spot
Lawrence Journal World, 1/8/2007


Mike Belt
County OKs bioscience funding
Lawrence Journal World, 1/9/2007


Eagle Staff
Tobacco report gives Kansas failing grades
Wichita Eagle, 1/9/2007 [Newsbank article]


Jason Gertzen
Help coming to Kansas startups
Kansas City Star, 1/9/2007 [Newsbank article]


Julius A. Karash
Program puts smiles on faces
Kansas City Star, 1/9/2007 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal
Up in smoke
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/10/2007


Jim Sullinger
Tobacco as target
Kansas City Star, 1/10/2007 [Newsbank article]


Steve Kraske
Stem-cell initiative could test GOP unity
Kansas City Star, 1/10/2007 [Newsbank article]


Emerson Lynn Jr
California's weight may tip the scales in health care debate [opinion]
Iola Register, 1/10/2007


Ann Marie Bush
New Cotton-O'Neil center cancer treatment under one roof
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/11/2007


Kasha Stoll
A voice that's seen everything
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/11/2007


Jason Gertzen
Region in running for lab
Kansas City Star, 1/11/2007 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper
'Universal' is the key word in governor's goal for health care
Wichita Eagle, 1/12/2007 [Newsbank article]

David Klepper
Defining 'universal' looms as key issue
Kansas City Star, 1/12/2007 [Newsbank article]


Fredrick J. Johnson
Agencies aim to keep designation
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/12/2007


Christina M. Woods
Annual breakfast focuses on health care's racial gaps
Wichita Eagle, 1/12/2007 [Newsbank article]


Gregory L. Schneider
Only one model for health care reform [opinion]
Dodge City Daily Globe, 1/12/2007


Gregory L. Schneider
Only one model for health care reform
Olathe Daily News, 1/13/2007


Mark Fagan
Lawrence seen as asset in emerging bioscience plans
Lawrence Journal World, 1/14/2007


Kevin Freking
Rural hospitals, nursing homes will feel bite of Medicaid rule
Hutchinson News, 1/14/2007 [Newsbank article]


The Emporia Gazette
Train first, then reward
Hutchinson News, 1/14/2007


Healthy lifestyle thousands say they'll change
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/15/2007


Beccy Tanner
Kansan's medical find won Nobel
Wichita Eagle, 1/15/2007 [Newsbank article]


Jason Gertzen
Kansas pursues a federal lab
Kansas City Star, 1/16/2007 [Newsbank article]


Chad Lawhorn
LMH ranks among top community hospitals
Lawrence Journal World, 1/16/2007

Sarah Kessinger
Health of state's minorities a concern
Salina Journal, 1/16/2007 [Newsbank article]


Sarah Kessinger
Office aims for King's goal to end racial health disparities
Garden City Telegram, 1/16/2007


Ann Marie Bush
YWCA, St. Francis want Topekans to become healthier
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/17/2007


James Carlson
Uniformity sought in transplant laws
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/17/2007


Martin Hawver
How sick should child be before getting health care?
Wichita Eagle, 1/17/2007 [Newsbank article]

Things to think about as Kansas considers universal health care [opinion]
Iola Register, 1/17/2007


Kevin Flaherty
Bill would make hospitals disclose prices
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 1/17/2007 [Newsbank article]


James Carlson
Committee hears testimony on organ transplant bill
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 1/17/2007


Scott Rothschild
Lawmakers question need for health plan
Lawrence Journal World, 1/18/2007


Scott Rothschild
Statewide smoking proposal raises ire
Lawrence Journal World, 1/18/2007


Tim Carpenter
It could be last call for indoor smoking
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/18/2007


Claude Lee
Why not help all?
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/18/2007


Sarah Kessinger
Officials aim to expand health care for children
Hutchinson News, 1/18/2007 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper
Kansas ponders a ban on smoking
Kansas City Star, 1/18/2007 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper
Bill to limit smoking in public rises from ashes
Wichita Eagle, 1/18/2007 [Newsbank article]


KDHE, National birth defects prevention Network sound alert for women & families
Winfield Daily Courier, 1/18/2007


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Capitol Federal Savings a gift to all [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/19/2007


Speaking of not smoking
Wichita Eagle, 1/19/2007


Scott Rothschild
Health insurance expansion urged
Lawrence Journal World, 1/19/2007


Bobbi Mlynar
Revelations of an active case of tuberculosis at Tyson Foods brings more questions
Emporia Gazette, 1/19/2007
Bobbi Mlynar
Health officials educate Tyson staff
Emporia Gazette, 1/19/2007 [Newsbank article]

Martin Hawver
At the rail
Metro News, 1/19/2007


Julius A. Karash
Patients, doctors clamor for a new system
Kansas City Star, 1/20/2007 [Newsbank article]


Mary Clarkin
Department feeling a crunch
Hutchinson News, 1/20/2007

Jim Barnett
Focus on children, portability, wellness
Wichita Eagle, 1/21/2007


Marni Viliet
Childhood health, prevention are keys
Wichita Eagle, 1/21/2007


Crowson's view [cartoon]
Wichita Eagle, 1/21/2007

Andi Atwater
Health care costs to see sharp rise
Wichita Eagle, 1/21/2007 [Newsbank article]


Rhonda Holman
Right goal come together on health care strategy
Wichita Eagle, 1/21/2007


Dion Lefler
Inspectors cite Larned hospital
Wichita Eagle, 1/21/2007


Smoking ban good idea
Junction City Daily Union, 1/21/2007


Jessica Tims
It's time Kansas follow the lead [editorial]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 1/21/2007 [Newsbank article]


Editorial Board
Don't rush it
Hutchinson News, 1/22/2007 [Newsbank article]


Jim Sullinger and David Klepper
Examining children as fit or fat
Kansas City Star, 1/22/2007 [Newsbank article]


Sarah Kessinger
Lawmakers seek to add vaccine to Kansas' list
Hutchinson News, 1/22/2007 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Inspectors fault state hospital
Lawrence Journal World, 1/22/2007


Associated Press
State and Private inspectors find problems at Larned State Hospital
Emporia Gazette, 1/22/2007 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
State, Private inspectors find problems at Larned State Hospital
Junction City Daily Union, 1/22/2007


Kim Moore
We all lose if universal health care politicized
Hutchinson News, 1/23/2007


Ric Anderson
Tobacco fight going up in smoke
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/23/2007


Eric Weslander
Universal health coverage gets attention at retreat
Lawrence Journal World, 1/23/2007
Anna Staatz
Proposed smoking ban raises some objections
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/23/2007

Jason Gertzen
The opening of the research complex is a key building block toward making the area a bioscience hub
Kansas City Star, 1/23/2007 [Newsbank article]


Loretta Newell
Smoking ban out of line [letter to the editor]
Garden City Telegram, 1/23/2007


Dion Lefler
Kansas review faults hospital conditions
Kansas City Star, 1/24/2007 [Newsbank article]


Tom Brungardt
Time for universal health coverage has come
Junction City Daily Union, 1/24/2007

Associated Press
Senators not sold on smoking ban
Winfield Daily Courier, 1/24/2007


Anna Staatz
Statewide smoking prohibition would include cars with kids
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/25/2007


David Klepper and Jim Sullinger
Amendment may snuff out smoking ban bill
Wichita Eagle, 1/25/2007 [Newsbank article]
David Klepper and Jim Sullinger
Kansas smoking ban is up for a vote
Kansas City Star, 1/25/2007 [Newsbank article]

Susan Lynn
Smoke-free please
Iola Register, 1/25/2007


Ryan D. Wilson
Homeland security sings praises
Junction City Daily Union, 1/25/2007


George Diepenbrock
Bill would require HPV shot for girls
Lawrence Journal World, 1/26/2007


Statewide smoking ban
Wichita Eagle, 1/26/2007


Kim Moore
Worthy health care plan for all
Garden City Telegram, 1/26/2007


A fine motive, a dreadful idea [opinion]
Manhattan Mercury, 1/26-27/2007 [Newsbank article]


Roxana Hegeman
CDC: Immigrants comprise most of Kansas' TB cases
Hutchinson News, 1/27/2007


Roxana Hegeman
Immigrants account for most Kansas TB cases
Wichita Eagle, 1/27/2007 [Newsbank article]


Susan Lynn
Vaccines are girl-specific
Iola Register, 1/27/2007


George Diepenbrock
Sebelius' 'all-stars' hope to lure lab
Lawrence Journal World, 1/27/2007


Sounds familiar
Hutchinson News, 1/28/2007


Quick care
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/29/2007


Important goals [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 1/29/2007


Karen Shideler
Free dental clinic planned in Topeka
Wichita Eagle, 1/29/2007 [Newsbank article]


Phylis Zorn
Agencies will benefit from state health grant
Hays Daily News, 1/29/2007


Nicotine levels smoke is clearing [editorial]
Wichita Eagle, 1/30/2007


Kevin Flaherty
Will Kansas go smoke-free?
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 1/29/2007 [Newsbank article]


Kevin Flaherty
Even if the bill doesn't pass, Pittsburg will visit issue
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 1/29/2007 [Newsbank article]

Jason Gertzen
State to pursue bioscience research lab
Wichita Eagle, 1/30/2007 [Newsbank article]


Kevin Flaherty
Will Kansas go smoke-free?
Dodge City Daily Globe, 1/30/2007


The Capital-Journal
Topekan to head health system
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/31/2007


Scott Rothschild
Committee postpones action on statewide smoking ban bill
Lawrence Journal World, 1/31/2007


Crowson's view [cartoon]
Wichita Eagle, 1/31/2007


Dion Lefler
SRS puts up defense for Larned violations
Wichita Eagle, 1/31/2007 [Newsbank article]


Opt-out urged for smoking ban bill
Wichita Eagle, 1/31/2007 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper
Vaccine for girls could be required
Wichita Eagle, 1/31/2007 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper
Kansas considers vaccine
Kansas City Star, 1/31/2007 [Newsbank article]


James Carlson
Smoke plan faces change
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/31/2007


Mary Clarkin
Morton Co. care unit cited for 30 violations
Hutchinson News, 1/31/2007 [Newsbank article]


Bill Coleman
Don't ban smoking [letter to the editor]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 1/31/2007


Phyllis J. Zorn
Medicaid changes could result in fewer rural pharmacies
Hays Daily News, 1/31/2007


John Milburn
Smoking ban on slow burn in committee
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 1/31/2007


Associated Press
KDHE find violations at long-term care facility
Garden City Telegram, 1/31/2007


J-W Staff Reports
Smoking legislation moves to full Senate
Lawrence Journal World, 2/1/2007


Dion Lefler
Officials defend Larned hospital
Kansas City Star, 2/1/2007 [Newsbank article]


Andi Atwater
Will training suffer for research?
Wichita Eagle, 2/1/2007 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
Smoking ban forwarded to full Senate
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/1/2007


Susan Lynn
Schmidt dooms smoking ban [opinion]
Iola Register, 2/1/2007


Associated Press
Smoking ban bill advances to Senate
Garden City Telegram, 2/1/2007


Eric Weslander
Crossing the line
Lawrence Journal World, 2/2/2007


David Twiddy
Hospitals in KC join to teach, research
Wichita Eagle, 2/2/2007 [Newsbank article]


David Twiddy
Hospitals in KC join to teach, research
Wichita Eagle, 2/2/2007
Jason Gertzen and Julius A. Karash
Cooperative spirit buoys 2007 summit
Kansas City Star, 2/2/2007 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Legislators voice concern about KU Medical Center action
Lawrence Journal World, 2/2/2007


Eric Swanson
KDHE fines livestock trailer wash $20,000
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/2/2007


Day care suspension
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/3/2007


Rhonda Holman
Care Larned scrutiny welcome
Wichita Eagle, 2/3/2007 [Newsbank article]


Manhattan Mercury
Smoking ban
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/3/2007


James J. Hamilton
For choice and for life
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/4/2007 [Newsbank article]


Manhattan Mercury
Close to its meddlesome worst
Hutchison News, 2/4/2007


Dave Toplikar
City officials prepare for flu pandemic with new warning system
Lawrence Journal World, 2/4/2007


Ric Anderson
Smoke em while it's not a crime
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/4/2007


Proposed ban smoking in cars with kids
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/4/2007


Ann Marie Bush
Local physicians begin clinical trial at St. Francis Health Center to study non-drug treatment of disease
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/5/2007


Jessica Tims
Vaccine mandate may help fight against cancer [editorial]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 2/5/2007

Definition bill reopened
Wichita Eagle, 2/6/2007


Scott Rothschild
Bill's definition of human cloning sparks debate
Lawrence Journal World, 2/6/2007


Ric Anderson
Sale sweet, but was it healthy?
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/6/2007


Julius A. Karash
Cooperation talks belie contention
Kansas City Star, 2/6/2007 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
House committee hears debate on stem-cell research
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/6/2007

David Klepper
Stem-cell terminology itself becomes issue
Kansas City Star, 2/6/2007 [Newsbank article]


Chris Green
Group highlights plight of rural health issues
Hutchinson News, 2/6/2007 [Newsbank article]


Chris Green
Senate committee discusses mental health
Salina Journal, 2/6/2007

Clone wars continue
Lawrence Journal World, 2/7/2007


Karen Shideler
AIDS affects more African-Americans
Wichita Eagle, 2/7/2007 [Newsbank article]


Amy Bickel
Illness fills doctors' offices, empties schools
Hutchinson News, 2/7/2007 [Newsbank article]


Karen Shideler
You name it, someone is likely out sick with it
Wichita Eagle, 2/7/2007 [Newsbank article]


Stacie Sandall
Trego Rec Commission eyes possible move
Hays Daily News, 2/7/2007


A gutsy vote to save our lungs
Winfield Daily Courier, 2/7/2007


Sarah St. John
House debates cancer vaccine
Olathe Daily News, 2/7/2007


U.S. Centers for Disease Control
HPV facts
Olathe Daily News, 2/7/2007

James Carlson
End-of-life guidelines discussed
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/8/2007


David Klepper
House hears opinions on requiring cervical cancer vaccine
Kansas City Star, 2/8/2007 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Kansas Mission of mercy smile [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/8/2007


Barbara Hollingsworth
Bill requires cancer drug for girls in 6th grade
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/8/2007
Tim Hrenchir
Mental health move leads county agenda
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/8/2007

Rhonda Holman
Lifesaving hard to deny HPV vaccine's benefit
Wichita Eagle, 2/9/2007 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
Senate task force offers health care proposal
Wichita Eagle, 2/9/2007 [Newsbank article]


Fredrick J. Johnson
County designates health center
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/9/2007


Barbara Hollingsworth
Matter of health, parents
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/9/2007 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
Senate task force unveils health care proposals
Hutchinson News, 2/9/2007 [Newsbank article]


Eric Swanson
KDHE to suspend Inn Pancake House license
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/9/2007


Associated Press
D.C. company recalls smoked meats
Garden City Telegram, 2/9/2007


John Hanna
Panel to delay action on HPV vaccine bill
Wichita Eagle, 2/10/2007 [Newsbank article]


Carl Manning
Physician conduct ruled to fall under consumer protection act
Lawrence Journal World, 2/10/2007


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
HPV vaccine common sense [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/10/2007


Kim Moore
Lawmakers: Think health care
Salina Journal, 2/10/2007


Doctors fall under law, court says
Kansas City Star, 2/11/2007 [Newsbank article]


Jan Biles
Vaccine injects controversy
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/11/2007


Gayle Weber
Nursing programs getting a booster shot
Hays Daily News, 2/11/2007 [Newsbank article]


Protection worth ensuring [opinion]
Manhattan Mercury, 2/11/2007 [Newsbank article]

Barbara Hollingsworth
State lawmakers divided on vaccine
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 2/11/2007


Dave Stephens
Health department offers free, rapid testing for HIV
Hutchinson News, 2/12/2007 [Newsbank article]


The Kansas City Star
Cervical cancer vaccine has a few hurdles to overcome
Kansas City Star, 2/13/2007 [Newsbank article]


Janice Massucci
Smoke-free state [letter to the editor]
Wichita Eagle, 2/13/2007 [Newsbank article]


James Carlson
Cloning research debate rages on
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/13/2007


Scott Rothchild
Proposal to ban human cloning proves divisive
Lawrence Journal World, 2/13/2007

Kathy Bruner
Praise for smoking ban
Garden City Telegram, 2/13/2007


Mike Hall
St. Francis' dilemma: Stay put or move
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/15/2007


Christina M. Woods
$50,000 grant helps group fight diabetes
Wichita Eagle, 2/17/2007 [Newsbank article]


Eric Weslander
Board wants to slow down hospital agreement
Lawrence Journal World, 2/17/2007


Diane Elliott
Get moving [opinion]
Chanute Tribune, 2/17/2007 [Newsbank article]


Gregory L. Schneider
What's in a word? [opinion]
Dodge City Daily Globe, 2/17/2007


Mandating vaccine
Hutchinson News, 2/18/2007 [Newsbank article]


Harris News Staff
Statewide smoking ban nixed this year
Hutchinson News, 2/18/2007 [Newsbank article]


Dan Johnson
Papilloma vaccine controversial
Hays Daily News, 2/18/2007


Mike Hall
One way to ease the burden
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/19/2007


Icess Fernandez
Ban may extinguish smoking for district
Wichita Eagle, 2/19/2007 [Newsbank article]


Anna Staatz
Senator pushes health care
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/20/2007
James Carlson
House OKs BCBS breaks
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/20/2007

Gregory L. Schneider
What's in a word?
Hutchinson News, 2/20/2007


Eric Weslander
Pioneer of leukemia drug therapy to address state of cancer research
Lawrence Journal World, 2/20/2007


Dave Stephens
Program focuses on checking vision of 3-year-olds
Hutchinson News, 2/20/2007 [Newsbank article]


Andi Atwater
Kansas ranks high among physicians
Wichita Eagle, 2/21/2007 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper and Jim Sullinger
Legislation requiring cancer vaccine stalls
Kansas City Star, 2/22/2007 [Newsbank article]


Cigarette tax
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/23/2007


Kathy Bruner
Statewide ban [letter to the editor]
Lawrence Journal World, 2/23/2007


Mary Clarkin
Smoking declines in Kansas; bill would fund preventative efforts
Hutchinson News, 2/23/2007


Bruce Wiley
Stem cell research [letter to the editor]
Leavenworth Times, 2/24/2007


Tim Carpenter
Health care
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/24/2007


Mike Heronemus
Lt. Gov seeks health coverage for children
Junction City Daily Union, 2/25/2007


Ann Marie Bush
Long-term acute care hospital puts emphasis on cardiac education and rehabilitation
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/26/2007


Chad Lawhorn
City not alone in defending smoking ban
Lawrence Journal World, 2/26/2007


John Hanna
Anti-clone voices are mute so far
Iola Register, 2/26/2007


Eric Weslander
Students dissect hospital design
Lawrence Journal World, 2/27/2007


Alan Bavley and Edward M. Eveld
Reaction to vaccine not keen
Kansas City Star, 2/28/2007


James Carlson
Agency seeks backlog help
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/28/2007


Scott Rothschild
Cancer center sets goal of $72M
Lawrence Journal World, 3/1/2007

Mark Fagan
Brain cancer therapy OK'd for human trials
Lawrence Journal World, 3/1/2007


Ann Marie Bush
Patients' options at risk
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/1/2007


Scott Rothschild
Fundraising cancer center sets goal of $72M
Lawrence Journal World, 3/1/2007


Response to ruling
Junction City Daily Union, 3/1/2007


Arley Hoskin
An answer to cancer raises concerns in Kansas
Johnson County Sun, 3/1/2007


Alan Bavley
FDA lab in Lenexa is slated for closing
Kansas City Star, 3/2/2007 [Newsbank article]


Rhonda Holman
Too soon but HPV vaccine debate will be back
Wichita Eagle, 3/2/2007 [Newsbank article]


John Green
Health care costs rise as number of vets drops
Hutchinson News, 3/3/2007


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Mental health gap widens [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/4/2007


Crowson's view [cartoon]
Wichita Eagle, 3/4/2007


Katie Stockstill
County scores poorly on tobacco sales
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/4/2007 [Newsbank article]

Deanna Richards
New cases lead to warnings about mumps
Lawrence Journal World, 3/6/2007


Steve Fry
Topeka veterinarian given four-week suspension
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/6/2007


Lee Bowman
Boomers report more health woes
No Paper, 3/6/2007


Michael Hooper
KDHE issues China Inn notice
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/6/2007


Michael Hooper
Hospital would like to expand
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/6/2007


Dental care it can be a real pain in the tooth
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/6/2007

Anna Staatz
Health care 'setting the foundation'
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/6/2007


Anna Staatz
House reveals health plan
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/6/2007


Daniel
You said it on kids' dental problems
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/7/2007


Scott Rothschild
Cloning bills may be dead
Lawrence Journal World, 3/7/2007


Toughen the ban on smoking [editorial]
Salina Journal, 3/7/2007


Scott Rothschild
Lawmakers critical of hospital affiliation
Lawrence Journal World, 3/8/2007


Steve Vockrodt
Patients increasingly unable to pay for care
Lawrence Journal World, 3/8/2007


Julius A. Karash
Hospitals still 'far apart'
Kansas City Star, 3/8/2007 [Newsbank article]


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Walter Reed army medical center breaking faith [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/8/2007


Steve Warren
Kansas needs to expand screenings of newborns
Wichita Eagle, 3/9/2007 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Legislators move to keep doctors
Salina Journal, 3/10/2007


Eric Weslander
KU consortium studies DNA of tuberculosis to find cure
Lawrence Journal World, 3/11/2007


Andi Atwater
Wesley to close senior health unit
Wichita Eagle, 3/11/2007 [Newsbank article]


Edward L. Robinson
Don't give doctors unfair protections
Wichita Eagle, 3/14/2007 [Newsbank article]

Mike Hall
Decision day for St. Francis
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/14/2007


Sarah Kessinger
Expert: Both parties needed to solve health woes
Hutchinson News, 3/14/2007 [Newsbank article]


Mike Hall
Dr. Walt likes idea for use of old Menninger site
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/14/2007


Gregory Schneider
Comprehensive reform, not piecemeal change
Kansas City Kansan, 3/14/2007


Associated Press
Bill exempts health care from consumer measure
Wichita Eagle, 3/15/2007 [Newsbank article]


Community pulse your thoughts on a new locale
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/15/2007


Barbara Hollingsworth
Physician, others diagnose move
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/15/2007


Tower's fate unknown
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/15/2007


Mike Hall
Tower building's fate remains a question
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/15/2007


Tim Hrenchir
Local leaders laud move
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/15/2007


Steve Warren
Expand newborn screening
Lawrence Journal World, 3/15/2007


Andi Atwater
Via Christi tallies its generosity
Wichita Eagle, 3/15/2007 [Newsbank article]


Mike Hall
St. Francis looks west health care
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/15/2007


Dave Sanford
Screen all Kansas kids for oral health problems
Wichita Eagle, 3/16/2007


Ron Wilson
High-quality, affordable health care
Chanute Tribune, 3/16/2007


Associated Press
House keeps rules on hospital deal, drops funding hammer
Manhattan Mercury, 3/16-17/2007


Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
Food scientists: Don't pooh-pooh this advice
Wichita Eagle, 3/17/2007


Harris News Service
Many children dropped from state health insurance
Chanute Tribune, 3/17/2007


Scott Rothschild
Lawmakers criticize health care backlog
Lawrence Journal World, 3/18/2007


Scott Rothschild
Health leaders: Too many are uninsured
Lawrence Journal World, 3/18/2007


Christine Metz
Prescription follows strict rules
Lawrence Journal World, 3/19/2007


Ann Maria Bush
Bypass advancement a beating heart
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/19/2007


David Klepper
Legislature takes small steps to fix health care
Wichita Eagle, 3/19/2007 [Newsbank article]


Phyllis Jacobs Griekspoor
To combat food contamination, wash your hands
Lawrence Journal World, 3/19/2007


Associated Press
Gov. Sebelius says legislators are moving too slow on health care
Garden City Telegram, 3/19/2007


Stacie Sandall
Valley Hope honored by speaker of Kansas House of Representatives
Hays Daily News, 3/19/2007


Crowson's view [cartoon]
Wichita Eagle, 3/20/2007


Associated Press
Sebelius offers rebuke over health care
Wichita Eagle, 3/20/2007 [Newsbank article]


Heed warning on drug labels
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/20/2007


John Hanna
Sebelius chides lawmakers over pace of health care reforms
Lawrence Journal World, 3/20/2007


John Hanna
Sebelius chides legislators over health care
Hutchinson News, 3/20/2007


Courier Views
Giddyup on health care
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/20/2007


Jessica Tims
Pittsburg should be proud of Sweet Greens [editorial]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/20/2007 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Sebelius chides legislators over health care
Dodge City Daily Globe, 3/20/2007


Rhonda Holman
Waiting where is urgency on health care?
Wichita Eagle, 3/21/2007 [Newsbank article]


Jonathan D. Moreno and Sam Berger
Stop politicizing scientific terminology
Wichita Eagle, 3/21/2007 [Newsbank article]


Kim Moore
Oral health care must be priority
Hutchinson News, 3/21/2007


Time for new health ideas [opinion]
Olathe Daily News, 3/21/2007


More matters
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/21/2007


Susan Schrag
Why give doctors special treatment?
Wichita Eagle, 3/22/2007 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Bipartisan group seeks incremental health care changes
Lawrence Journal World, 3/22/2007


Scott Rothschild
Health care bill raises consumer concerns
Lawrence Journal World, 3/22/2007


Pete Goering
State's acclaim for Coyote Canyon is delicious news
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/22/2007


Andi Atwater
Hospice Care searches for new space
Wichita Eagle, 3/22/2007 [Newsbank article]


Barbara J. Isenberg
County bans smoking close to its buildings
Wichita Eagle, 3/22/2007 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
Health agency asks county for increase in salary range
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/22/2007


Emerson Lynn Jr
Tennessee acts against tobacco; will Kansas join [opinion]
Iola Register, 3/22/2007


Roxana Hegeman
Report:Pandemic could cost state $5.9 billion
Lawrence Journal World, 3/23/2007


Joe Rodriguez
State bishops decry embryonic stem cell research
Wichita Eagle, 3/23/2007 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
Medical practice bill not voted on
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/23/2007


Sarah Johnston
Don't block research, treatments
Wichita Eagle, 3/23/2007 [Newsbank article]


James Carlson
Archbishop voices opposition to embryonic stem cell research
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/23/2007


Fredrick J. Johnson
County grants salary bump
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/23/2007


Nick Sloan
Archbishop speaks in support of bills to halt embryonic stem cell research
Kansas City Kansan, 3/23/2007


Gregory L. Schneider
Comprehensive reform, not piecemeal change
Kansas City Star, 3/23/2007


Richard Crowson
Off the easel [cartoon]
Kansas City Star, 3/24/2007


Tim Hrenchir
Commission to mull smoking ban
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/25/2007

James Carlson
Cloning receives new life
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/25/2007


Roxanna Hegeman
Bird flu fears growing among Kansans
Junction City Daily Union, 3/25/2007


James Carlson
Cloning proposals get new life
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 3/25/2007


Sebelius chides pace
Lawrence Journal World, 3/26/2007


Thimerosal bill killed
Lawrence Journal World, 3/26/2007


Alzheimer's deaths state rate among nation's highest
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/26/2007

You said it which way are you going?
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/26/2007


What scientists don't know [opinion]
Manhattan Mercury, 3/26/2007 [Newsbank article]


Tim Hrenchir
Smoking ban's fate still undecided
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/27/2007


Influenza pandemic the price we'd have to pay
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/27/2007


Chad Lawhorn
Lake View Manor may become rehab site
Lawrence Journal World, 3/27/2007


Jeremy Shapiro
Pharmacies in jeopardy
Hutchinson News, 3/27/2007 [Newsbank article]

Sarah Kessinger
Pharmacies fighting Medicaid cuts
Chanute Tribune, 3/28/2007 [Newsbank article]


Dennis Sharkey
State assesses fine to business for lack of permit
Leavenworth Times, 3/28/2007


John Hanna
House GOP's health plan would overhaul Medicaid
Lawrence Journal World, 3/28/2007


Holly Kramer
Sebelius recognizes medical center for receiving top award
Johnson County Sun, 3/29/2007


Medical response [letter to the editor]
Lawrence Journal World, 3/29/2007


Roxana Hegeman
Kansans losing Medicaid benefits
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/29/2007

Brad Cooper
FDA stays silent on area lab
Kansas City Star, 3/31/2007 [Newsbank article]


Legislature's health care debate fragmented
Chanute Tribune, 3/31/2007


John Hanna
Governor sees no progress on health care, knocks House plan
Winfield Daily Courier, 3/31/2007


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Flu pandemic it's coming [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/31/2007


General notice to control noxious weeds
Dodge City Daily Globe, 3/31/2007


Jack "Miles" Ventimiglia
Bill 'recycles' medicine
No paper listed, 3/2007


Sarah Kessinger
Survey: Insured struggle with costs
Hutchinson News, 4/1/2007 [Newsbank article]


Mercury testing
Hutchinson News, 4/1/2007


Tim Hrenchir
Smoking ban fate unclear
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/1/2007


Mike Hall
Health care for poor intact
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/1/2007


Associated Press
Leaders fight for FDA lab in Lenexa
Wichita Eagle, 4/1/2007 [Newsbank article]


John Hanna
Legislators endorse health care aid for poor
Wichita Eagle, 4/3/2007 [Newsbank article]


Chuck Weber
Stem-cell stance is about defending human rights
Wichita Eagle, 4/3/2007 [Newsbank article]


David Klepper
Step taken toward health-care reform
Kansas City Star, 4/3/2007 [Newsbank article]


Karla Finnell
Extend access to care
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/3/2007


Tim Hrenchir
Smoking banned on county property
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/3/2007


Karla Finnell
Support dental health initiatives [opinion]
Salina Journal, 4/3/2007


John Milburn
Hospital deal snags budget
Iola Register, 4/3/2007


Associated Press
Senators give in on hospital
Manhattan Mercury, 4/3/2007


Associated Press
Legislators approve health benefits plan
Iola Register, 4/3/2007


Shawnee County bans smoking on its property
Lawrence Journal World, 4/4/2007


Associated Press
Snuff those smokes
Kansas City Star, 4/4/2007 [Newsbank article]

Andi Atwater
Via Christi explores prevention initiatives
Wichita Eagle, 4/5/2007


Jeanny Sharp
Health choices
Garden City Telegram, 4/5/2007


Rhonda Holman
Smart good start on health care reform
Wichita Eagle, 4/6/2007 [Newsbank article]


Courier Views
Catching up with health reform [opinion]
Winfield Daily Courier, 4/6/2007


Bill Roy
Bottom line is: St. Francis move good for all
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/7/2007


Mark Fagan
KDHE secretary, wife file for bankruptcy
Lawrence Journal World, 4/7/2007


Suzanne Perez Tobias
Leaders are mindful of kids' needs
Wichita Eagle, 4/7/2007 [Newsbank article]

Eric Adler
Break grip of obesity, youngsters are urged
Kansas City Star, 4/7/2007 [Newsbank article]


Andi Atwater
For-profit Wesley benefits community
Wichita Eagle, 4/8/2007 [Newsbank article]


Care costs Kansas below national average
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/8/2007


Eber Phelps
Bill pushes health-care reform
Hays Daily News, 4/8/2007


Virginia Beamer
Health care overhaul advances
Hays Daily News, 4/8/2007


Sebelius sounds off the direct approach
Kansas City Star, 4/9/2007 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Health care compromise applauded on both sides of the aisle
Lawrence Journal World, 4/9/2007


Carol Gould
Ventria will be safe addition to county
Junction City Daily Union, 4/9/2007


Special to The Daily Union
Nearly 128 million in grants loans available through USDA
Junction City Daily Union, 4/9/2007


Rochelle Chronister
Cells in petri dish aren't same as a human being
Wichita Eagle, 4/10/2007 [Newsbank article]


Chad Lawhorn
County health department weighs area restaurant inspection plan
Lawrence Journal World, 4/10/2007


Dion Lefler
Sebelius official mired in debt
Wichita Eagle, 4/10/2007 [Newsbank article]

Hopeful signs on health care
Kansas City Star, 4/10/2007 [Newsbank article]


Karla Finnell
Oral health needs [letters]
Kansas City Star, 4/11/2007 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
State health dept. head files for bankruptcy
Hutchinson News, 4/11/2007

Dion Lefler
Sebelius supports KDHE secretary
Wichita Eagle, 4/11/2007 [Newsbank article]


Dion Lefler
Official, wife file for bankruptcy
Kansas City Star, 4/11/2007 [Newsbank article]


Brandy Nance
Senators discusses approaches to health-care reform
Emporia Gazette, 4/11/2007

Staff Reports
House approves Carlin-backed health initiatives
Manhattan Mercury, 4/11/2007 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Kline to require blood samples in accidents
Hutchinson News, 4/12/2007


Bob Sigman
Good turn on health care [opinion]
Johnson County Sun, 4/12/2007


Christina M. Woods
Free health fair offers screenings, resources
Wichita Eagle, 4/13/2007 [Newsbank article]


Phill Kline
Hospitals should aid officers in collecting evidence
Kansas City Star, 4/14/2007 [Newsbank article]


Kathleen Sebelius
Time for action on health care
Leavenworth Times, 4/14/2007


Phill Kline [letters to the editor]
Kansas City Star, 4/15/2007 [Newsbank article]


Michael Hooper
A changing landscape
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/15/2007


Associated Press
Possible biodefense sites under federal review
Hutchinson News, 4/15/2007


Anna Staatz
Action on health care looms
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/16/2007


J-W Editorials
Tough tactic [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 4/16/2007


Scott Rothschild
Sebelius letter calls President Bush 'out of touch'
Lawrence Journal World, 4/16/2007


Sebelius defends stem cell promise
Wichita Eagle, 4/18/2007 [Newsbank article]


Jeff Wright
Open and secure K-State biosecurity research institute to be researching by 2008
Manhattan Mercury, 4/15/2007 [Newsbank article]


Jason Gertzen
State seeks $451 million lab
Kansas City Star, 4/18/2007 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
Court to hear smoking ban case
Wichita Eagle, 4/19/2007 [Newsbank article]


Scott Rothschild
Officials tour potential biodefense sites
Lawrence Journal World, 4/19/2007


Mark Fagan
LMH to expand--again
Lawrence Journal World, 4/19/2007

Enrollment figures spike as nursing funds kick in
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/19/2007


Michael Hooper
Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth has nine hospitals and four clinics in four states
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/19/2007


Michael Hooper
Nuns give their blessing
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/19/2007


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