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June through December 2008
Newspaper Clippings Index

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, June through December, 2008.

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

June through December 2008

David Clouston
Stronger smoking ban urged
Salina Journal, 6/17/2008 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Study: Health reform a priority
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/8/2008

Andi Atwater
Not enough pharmacists
Wichita Eagle, 6/8/2008

David Wysong
Kansas needs statewide smoking ban
Johnson County Sun, 6/11/2008

Deb Gruver
State scores low for individual health plans
Wichita Eagle, 6/13/2008

Christina M. Woods
Immigrant case puts hospital in a bind
Wichita Eagle, 6/15/2008 [Newsbank article]

Bob Sigman
Health care hopes dashed
Johnson County Sun, 6/18/2008

Eric Swanson
SW Kansas resident among salmonella cases
Dodge City Daily Globe, 6/18/2008

Political cartoon
Dodge City Daily Globe, 6/18/2008

Jeannine Koranda
Health board to keep up legislative efforts
Wichita Eagle, 6/19/2008 [Newsbank article]

J-W Editorial
Medicaid mess [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 6/23/2008

Jason Gertzen
KU will conduct clinical drug trial
Kansas City Star, 6/24/2008 [Newsbank article]

Karen Shideler
Newborn protection
Wichita Eagle, 6/24/2008 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Arizona regulator takes Kansas job
Lawrence Journal World, 6/26/2008

Karen Shideler
Chiropractor suspended for ads
Wichita Eagle, 7/1/2008 [Newsbank article]

Emily Behlmann
State middle of the pack in youth welfare
Garden City Telegram, 7/5/2008

Roy Wenzl
Health care's looming crisis: a need for nurses
Wichita Eagle, 7/6/2008 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Newborn screening expanded in Kansas
Junction City Daily Union, 7/7/2008

David Klepper
Kansas expands screenings for newborns
Kansas City Star, 7/7/2008 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Stress of nursing shortage showing in many places
Salina Journal, 7/7/2008

David Klepper
Health experts look to improve immunization
Kansas City Star, 7/8/2008

David Klepper
Kansas limited in kids vaccinations
Wichita Eagle, 7/8/2008 [Newsbank article]

John Hanna
Immunization plan outlined
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/8/2008

Mark Vierthaler
KU Hospital authority board chairman steps down
Lawrence Journal World, 7/9/2008

J-W Editorial
Nursing steps [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 7/10/2008

Christina M. Woods
State crafts plan to control, prevent diabetes
Wichita Eagle, 7/12/2008 [Newsbank article]

Christina M. Woods
Kansas begins new program to curb diabetes statewide
Kansas City Star, 7/13/2008 [Newsbank article]

Special to The Daily Union
Health department receives grant
Junction City Daily Union, 7/15/2008

Jason Gertzen
Baby breakthrough
Kansas City Star, 7/16/2008

The Morning Sun
CCHD gets grant to fight chronic diseases
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 7/18/2008 [Newsbank article]

Karen Shideler
Obesity up in U. S. and Kansas
Wichita Eagle, 7/18/2008 [Newsbank article]

Laura Bauer
Despite '07 birth explosion, experts don't call it a boom
Kansas City Star, 7/19/2008

Clark Byron
Grants encourage independence
Kansas City Star, 7/21/2008

Andi Atwater
Pharmacists sell startup business service provides remote oversight
Wichita Eagle, 7/22/2008 [Newsbank article]

Brandy Nance
Health center seeking grant
Emporia Gazette, 7/23/2008 [Newsbank article]

Robert Boczkiewicz
Cigarette manufacturer loses fight with state
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/24/2008

Estuardo Garcia
Programs battle childhood obesity
Lawrence Journal World, 7/24/2008

Pat Roberts
Medicare improvement bill
Kansas City Star, 7/27/2008 [Newsbank article]

Dan Margolies
Cigarette maker must pay into fund, court says
Kansas City Star, 7/29/2008 [Newsbank article]

Should state ban public smoking?
Wichita Eagle, 7/30/2008 [Newsbank article]

The Morning Sun
Governor appoints PSU's Pomatto to board
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 7/30/2008 [Newsbank article]

James Carlson
Money going to kids
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/3/2008 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Stop-smoking campaigns see little money
Wichita Eagle, 8/4/2008 [Newsbank article]

Mark Vierthaler
Dole: Americans 'ready' for health care change
Lawrence Journal World, 8/5/2008

Emerson Lynn, Jr
Good health push could pay big dividends to state [editorial]
Iola Register, 8/5/2008

Kansas slips in care
Iola Register, 8/5/2008

Mike Hall
Drunken driving results are 'uncomfortable'
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/9/2008

John Hanna
Medical board hires new counsel
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/9/2008

Associated Press
Health board has new counsel
Wichita Eagle, 8/9/2008 [Newsbank article]

Cathy Harding
Safety net clinics
Emporia Gazette, 8/13/2008

Bob Sigman
Kids' well-being at stake
Johnson County Sun, 8/13/2008

Scott Rothschild
Leaders across state favor smoking ban
Lawrence Journal World, 8/14/2008

Chris Green
Rep: Tactic would help smoking bans
Hutchinson News, 8/14/2008 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Study: Kansas in middle on kids' health issue
Chanute Tribune, 8/15/2008

Healthy strategy [editorial]
Garden City Telegram, 8/16/2008

Vicky Smith
What makes NCCC so special?
Chanute Tribune, 8/16-17/2008 [Newsbank article]

Kevin Flaherty
Study sheds light on smoking issue
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 8/18/2008 [Newsbank article]

Bill Draper
State's obesity rate swells
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/20/2008

Dianne Stafford's
Missouri, Kansas get fatter
Kansas City Star, 8/20/2008

Bill Draper
Kansans get an F, as in fat, in report
Hutchinson News, 8/20/2008 [Newsbank article]

Tim for a smoking ban in KCK [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 8/21/2008

Emerson Lynn, Jr
Kansas moves up on obesity scale, its sad to say [opinion]
Iola Register, 8/21/2008

Mark Wiebe
KCK looks into going smoke-free
Kansas City Star, 8/21/2008

Mark Wiebe
Wyandotte County mulls smoking ban proposals
Kansas City Star, 8/22/2008 [Newsbank article]

Sandy Praeger
Weakening U.S. economy takes its toll on our health
Winfield Daily Courier, 8/23/2008

Meningitis defining the disease viral and bacterial
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/24/2008

Obese America [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 8/24/2008 [Newsbank article]

Amy Adams
Obesity is a choice we make [editorial]
Salina Journal, 8/26/2008

Associated Press
Kansas to issue permanent medicaid cards
Emporia Gazette, 8/26/2008

Roy Wenzl
Kansas Health Foundation names its new president
Wichita Eagle, 8/29/2008 [Newsbank article]

Smoking ban isn't a quick read [editorial]
Manhattan Mercury, 8/29/2008 [Newsbank article]

Barbara Hollingsworth
USD 501 enforces shot policy
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/30/2008

Joe Rodriguez
Smoking spots start to dwindle
Wichita Eagle, 9/2/2008 [Newsbank article]

Jason Gertzen
Area foes of cancer step up the fight
Kansas City Star, 9/3/2008 [Newsbank article]

Rhonda Holman
Inhale get ready to enjoy smoking bans [editorial]
Wichita Eagle, 9/3/2008 [Newsbank article]

Gregory L. Schneider
Time for new thinking at KHPA
Garden City Telegram, 9/4/2008

Beccy Tanner
Smoking ban takes effect; for smokers end of an era
Wichita Eagle, 9/4/2008 [Newsbank article]

Christina M. Woods
Black-nurses group marks 35 years
Wichita Eagle, 9/5/2008 [Newsbank article]

Gregory L. Schneider
Time for new thinking at health policy authority
Junction City Daily Union, 9/5/2008

Karen Shideler
CDC: More Kansas kids get shots
Wichita Eagle, 9/6/2008 [Newsbank article]

Gregory L. Schneider
Time for new thinking at KHPA [editorial]
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 9/7/2008

J-W Editorials
Shameful situation [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 9/9/2008

Rhonda Holman
Fund it Wichita excels at training doctors [editorial]
Wichita Eagle, 9/10/2008 [Newsbank article]

Mark Fagan
KU enlists help to fight cancer
Lawrence Journal World, 9/10/2008

Jeannine Koranda
Health board adds staff to aid in investigations
Wichita Eagle, 9/10/2008 [Newsbank article]

Andi Atwater
Health providers get law refresher
Wichita Eagle, 9/11/2008 [Newsbank article]

Kathleen Sebelius
New hospital reinvigorates county
Iola Register, 9/12/2008

Special to The Daily Union
Konza clinics receive $700,000
Junction City Daily Union, 9/14/2008

Karen Shideler
Grant to help seniors return home after hospital stays
Wichita Eagle, 9/16/2008 [Newsbank article]

Karen Shideler
West nile cases down by half
Wichita Eagle, 9/17/2008 [Newsbank article]

Bob Sigman
Health care on the table
Johnson County Sun, 9/17/2008

Susan Lynn
Humboldt leads on healthy living [editorial]
Iola Register, 9/18/2008

Scott Rothschild
Kids' health seen as priority
Lawrence Journal World, 9/21/2008

John Hanna
Tough selling job ahead for health plan in Kansas
Manhattan Mercury, 9/22/2008

Tom Bell
No cost to bans on smoking [editorial]
Salina Journal, 9/23/2008

Associated Press
Bars fight smoking ban proposal
Lawrence Journal World, 9/25/2008

Mary Clarkin
Years of complaints cost doctor his license
Hutchinson News, 9/28/2008 [Newsbank article]

Brandy Nance
Health group outlines legislative priorities
Emporia Gazette, 10/1/2008

A board's ills [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 10/6/2008 [Newsbank article]

Suzanne King
Freedom improves health
Kansas City Star, 10/7/2008

Monica Springer
State might shut down Scott City water well
Garden City Telegram, 10/9/2008

Bobbi Mlynar
E. Coli claims child in Chase Co.
Emporia Gazette, 10/14/2008

Suzanne King
KU hospital to get gift of 20 million
Kansas City Star, 10/15/2008 [Newsbank article]

Bobbi Mlynar
Mental health parity bill is welcome
Emporia Gazette, 10/15/2008

Eric Swanson
State marks National Latino AIDS awareness day
Dodge City Daily Globe, 10/15/2008

John Green
Source of E. coli unknown in toddler's case but no link to second fatality
Hutchinson News, 10/15/2008

Monica Springer
Officials discuss E. coli prevention
Garden City Telegram, 10/15/2008

Chuck Kurtz
Best cancer treatment could come here
Johnson County Sun, 10/15/2008

The News Staff
Breast cancer awareness program helps women obtain mammograms
Hutchinson News, 10/16/2008 [Newsbank article]

Monica Springer
Tobacco taxes, ban focus of meeting
Garden City Telegram, 10/17/2008

Jeannine Koranda and Karen Shideler
Fixing health care
Wichita Eagle, 10/19/2008 [Newsbank article]

Health care is a risky place to cut back
Wichita Eagle, 10/19/2008 [Newsbank article]

Karen Shideler
KU clinics to get more Medicaid funding
Wichita Eagle, 10/21/2008 [Newsbank article]

John Hanna
KHPA still pushing big plan
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/22/2008

Karrey Britt
Health care concerns aired at forum
Lawrence Journal World, 10/22/2008

Scott Rothschild
Lean budget strains crowded hospital
Lawrence Journal World, 10/23/2008

Karrey Britt
Health costs soar past wages
Lawrence Journal World, 10/24/2008

Karen Shideler
Health group shares its goals
Wichita Eagle, 10/24/2008 [Newsbank article]

David Klepper
Companies accused of bilking medicaid
Kansas City Star, 10/25/2008 [Newsbank article]

Karrey Britt
Doctors wish Americans would shake salt habit
Lawrence Journal World, 10/27/2008

Jeannine Koranda and Karen Shideler
Health care a growing concern for Kansans
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 10/28/2008

Jeannine Koranda and Karen Shideler
Health care a growing concern
Junction City Daily Union, 10/28/2008

Mike Heronemus
Will judges keep their seats?
Junction City Daily Union, 10/28/2008

Lauren Epps
Chamber endorses smoke ban alternative
Manhattan Mercury, 10/30/2008 [Newsbank article]

Karen Shideler
Health care top issue for small businesses
Wichita Eagle, 10/30/2008 [Newsbank article]

Joshua Ames
City to vote on smoking ban Monday
Winfield Daily Courier, 10/31/2008

State, local recommendations [editorial]
Manhattan Mercury, 10/31/2008 [Newsbank article]

Daniel Kelley
Mind if I smoke?
Manhattan Mercury, 11/2/2008

Joshua Ames
City approves smoking ban
Winfield Daily Courier, 11/4/2008

Karen Shideler
Medical task force to continue efforts despite grant
Wichita Eagle, 11/5/2008 [Newsbank article]

Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Sex and television watch children [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/8/2008

Kathleen Sebelius
Health care reform needed
Leavenworth Times, 11/13/2008

Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Illicit drug use it's too easy [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/15/2008

Karrey Britt
Your money up in smoke
Lawrence Journal World, 11/19/2008

Staff Reports
Report: Kansas failing on smoking front
Lawrence Journal World, 11/19/2008

'Smokeout' is a good time to kick the habit [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 11/20/2008

Brandy Nance
Barnett gets AG's opinion on hospital
Emporia Gazette, 11/20/2008

Kathleen Sebelius
Highlighting hospice care
Leavenworth Times, 11/22/2008

Stu Butcher
Kansas Vital Statistics summarized
Chanute Tribune, 11/25/2008 [Newsbank article]

Shajia Ahmad
Abstinence program focuses on lationo youth
Junction City Daily Union, 11/30/2008

Deb Gruver
Project aims to curb infant deaths
Wichita Eagle, 11/30/2008 [Newsbank article]

Tim Unruh
Child care center license suspended
Salina Journal, 12/3/2008 [Newsbank article]

Tom Bell
A lesson from a bad situation [editorial]
Salina Journal, 12/4/2008

Brandy Nance
Program faces funding loss
Emporia Gazette, 12/6-7/2008

Karen Shideler
Report: State low in health preparedness
Wichita Eagle, 12/10/2008 [Newsbank article]

James Carlson
Health report: State lacking
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/10/2008

Tim Carpenter
Tobacco money uses vary
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/12/2008

Stephanie Farley
Budget cuts could hurt mental health care
Salina Journal, 12/14/2008

Tim Carpenter
State Medicaid audit finds suspicious claims
Topeka Capital Journal, 12/20/2008

Special to The Daily Union
KDHE identifies first flu case of season
Johnson County Sun, 12/18/2008

Associated Press
Few pharmacies in rural Kansas
Wichita Eagle, 12/20/2008 [Newsbank article]

Jessica Self
Small towns miss drugstores
Salina Journal, 12/23/2008

Mike McGraw
Abuse of drugs rises in recession
Kansas City Star, 12/30/2008 [Newsbank article]