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June through December 2009
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, 2009.

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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 2009

Phil Anderson
KHPA cuts staff by 14 people
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/2/2009

Jesse Fray
County's 1st swine flu case confirmed
Lawrence Journal World, 6/2/2009

Special to The Times
'Swine Flu' virus confirmed in county
Leavenworth Times, 6/5/2009

Dave Helling
Reform of health care concerns Roberts
Wichita Eagle, 6/9/2009 [Newsbank article]

Health assessment don't panic [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/10/2009

Shajia Ahmad
Finney County ranks 91st in health rankings
Garden City Telegram, 6/10/2009

Unhealthy trend [editorial]
Garden City Telegram, 6/11/2009

Associated Press
First case of H1N1 flu reported in Pott County
Manhattan Mercury, 6/11/2009

Phil Anderson
Virus strands Topeka teen in China
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/12/2009

Kansas response to WHO pandemic declaration
Winfield Daily Courier, 6/12/2009

Kevin Flaherty
First swine flu cases found in SEK
Pittsburg Morning Sun, 6/16/2009

Scott Rothschild
50,000 Kansans face health care backlog
Lawrence Journal World, 6/13/2009

H1N1 virus grounded [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/13/2009

Case of the 2009 H1N1 influenz A virus confirmed in Butler Co.
Winfield Daily Courier, 6/13/2009

Associated Press
Swine flu cases rise in Kansas, Missouri
Kansas City Star, 6/14/2009

Tim Carpenter
Medical board tries for cure-all
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/14/2009

Tribune Staff
Cases of 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus confirmed in Labette Co.
Chanute Tribune, 6/16/2009 [Newsbank article]

Pat Roberts
Cutting-edge move
Hutchinson News, 6/20/2009 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Budget cuts take bite out of state dental program
Lawrence Journal World, 6/22/2009

Associated Press
Funding stalls dental care program for poor, pregnant woman
Junction City Daily Union, 6/23/2009

Healthy lifestyle
Johnson County Sun, 6/24/2009

Tribune Staff
Symptoms, cautions listed for H1N1 virus
Chanute Tribune, 6/27-28/2009 [Newsbank article]

Rhonda Holman
Kansans must help shape health reform [opinion]
Wichita Eagle, 6/28/2009 [Newsbank article]

Ray Segebrecht
County preps for H1N1
Topeka Capital Journal, 6/30/2009

Scott Canon
What do other countries do?
Kansas City Star, 7/3/2009

Larned hospital [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 7/6/2009 [Newsbank article]

Sarah Green
Interest grows in long-term plans
Iola Register, 7/7/2009

The Hays Daily News
Obesity is a problem for all of Kansas
Dodge City Daily Globe, 7/11/2009

The News Staff
KDHE reports first H1N1 flu case in Finney County
Hutchinson News, 7/14/2009 [Newsbank article]

Tax for health reform [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 7/15/2009 [Newsbank article]

Taylor Atkins
KDHE: State infant mortality rate down
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/17/2009 [Newsbank article]

John Green
Swine flu gaining ground in Kansas
Hutchinson News, 7/18/2009 [Newsbank article]

Mary Clarkin
County may provide flu shots earlier this year
Hutchinson News, 7/23/2009 [Newsbank article]

St. Francis Health Center
KDHE requires new vaccines before school starts staying healthy
Topeka Capital Journal, 7/26/2009

The Morning Sun
Health care [editorial]
Leavenworth Times, 7/28/2009

Russ Morgan
Candidate, panel discuss health care
Emporia Gazette, 7/29/2009 [Newsbank article]

Eric Brown
State officials traveling with news about health reform
Junction City Daily Union, 7/30/2009

Special to The Daily Union
Officials confirm TB case in Manhattan
Junction City Daily Union, 7/30/2009

Jason Eberhart-Phillips
Proposal would require TB control plan
Hays Daily News, 8/4/2009 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Reform debate heats up
Lawrence Journal World, 8/5/2009

Karrey Britt
Perspectives on health care
Lawrence Journal World, 8/5/2009

The Capital-Journal
KDHE: Sedgwick Co. reports H1N1 death
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/7/2009 [Newsbank article]

Mark Wiebe
New federal guidelines welcomed
Kansas City Star, 8/8/2009 [Newsbank article]

Monica Springer
Schools cautious as H1N1 cases hit Finney Co.
Hutchinson News, 8/9/2009 [Newsbank article]

John Hanna
Intense flu season anticipated
Lawrence Journal World, 8/10/2009

Phil Anderson
School shot clinics urged
Topeka Capital Journal, 8/12/2009 [Newsbank article]

Kristin Babcock
Schools prepare for swine flu
Johnson County Sun, 8/12/2009

Fred Mann and Lori Yount
High rates of swine flu expected in Kan.
Wichita Eagle, 8/13/2009 [Newsbank article]

Bobbi Mlynar
Restaurant investigation names cause of illness
Emporia Gazette, 8/15-16/2009

Scott Rothschild
Health authority may raise some fees
Lawrence Journal World, 8/19/2009

Scott Rothschild
Governor sets swine flu summit
Lawrence Journal World, 8/21/2009

Kaley Conner
HMC awaits word after state AG sues group running Larned hospital
Hays Daily News, 8/25/2009 [Newsbank article]

Diane Gasper-O'Brien
Gov: Flu will hit hard
Hays Daily News, 8/25/2009 [Newsbank article]

Rachael Gray
Summit gathers resources for response
Garden City Telegram, 8/25/2009

John Green
AG sues group running Larned hospital
Hutchinson News, 8/25/2009 [Newsbank article]

John Milburn
State officials plan for swine flu
Lawrence Journal World, 8/25/2009

Tribune Staff
NMRMC CEO goes to flu summit
Chanute Tribune, 8/26/2009 [Newsbank article]

Corrie Edwards
Bypass health care reform lies
Hutchinson News, 8/27/2009 [Newsbank article]

Steven Haug
Every child in Kansas should be insured
Manhattan Mercury, 8/27/2009 [Newsbank article]

Suing for charity [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 8/29/2009 [Newsbank article]

Staff Reports
Consensus needed to enact health care reform, Praeger says
Lawrence Journal World, 9/1/2009

Associated Press
Parkinson says he will push for smoking ban
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/3/2009

Special to the Courier
Colleges working to prevent spread of swine flu
Winfield Daily Courier, 9/5/2009

Duane Schrag
Specialists' pay a factor in medical costs
Hays Daily News, 9/6/2009 [Newsbank article]

John Hanna
Kansas officials issue new warnings on flu
Lawrence Journal World, 9/9/2009

Kevin Elliott
Kansas officials issue new warnings on H1N1
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/9/2009

Dawn Bormann
6-year-old dies of H1N1 in Kansas
Kansas City Star, 9/10/2009 [Newsbank article]

Gov. Parkinson makes statement on health care
Chanute Tribune, 9/11/2009 [Newsbank article]

Ric Anderson
Clean-air options keep growing for nonsmokers
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/15/2009 [Newsbank article]

Karrey Britt
State braces for dental shortage
Lawrence Journal World, 9/15/2009

Ashley Knecht Walker
Serious or not? [editorial]
Emporia Gazette, 9/15/2009 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Study finds serious shortage of rural dentists
Hays Daily News, 9/16/2009

Rhonda Holman
Plan for Kansas' oral health needs
Wichita Eagle, 9/17/2009 [Newsbank article]

Filling a need [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 9/18/2009 [Newsbank article]

Mark Taddiken
Call it H1N1 [letters to the editor]
Junction City Daily Union, 9/18/2009

Eric Swanson
Dentist shortage hits southwest Kansas
Dodge City Daily Globe, 9/19/2009

Tim Hrenchir
Employers preparing for H1N1 outbreak
Topeka Capital Journal, 9/20/2009

Karrey Britt
Swine flu vaccine plans develop
Lawrence Journal World, 9/22/2009

The benefits show up quickly [editorial]
Kansas City Star, 9/23/2009 [Newsbank article]

KDHE still taking H1N1 seriously [opinion]
Dodge City Daily Globe, 9/23/2009

Stephanie Farley
County staff suggests policy to prevent spread of flu
Garden City Telegram, 9/23/2009

Karrey Britt
2 more deaths in state involve H1N1 virus
Lawrence Journal World, 9/25/2009

Staff and Wire Reports
More swine flu deaths reported in Kansas
Lawrence Journal World, 9/26/2009

Karrey Britt
Smoking ban benefits come swiftly
Lawrence Journal World, 9/27/2009

Alan Bavley
Health care safety net is stretched thin
Kansas City Star, 9/27/2009 [Newsbank article]

Hard evidence [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 9/29/2009

Ann Marie Bush
H1N1 virus 16,000 does en route
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/1/2009

John Hanna
Kan. to start H1N1 vaccines next week
Hutchinson News, 10/1/2009 [Newsbank article]

Scott Rothschild
Proposal could increase coverage
Lawrence Journal World, 10/2/2009

Associated Press
Birth rate down, death rate up
Manhattan Mercury, 10/2-3/2009

Dan Margolies
Corporation's gifts disputed
Kansas City Star, 10/3/2009

Melissa Smith
Absences down at CHS, up at middle and elementary
Chanute Tribune, 10/3-4/2009 [Newsbank article]

Kathryn Waller
H1N1 mist due here this week
Manhattan Mercury, 10/5/2009 [Newsbank article]

Bob Sigman
Wrongheaded move on smoke ban
Johnson County Sun, 10/7/2009

Chuck Kurtz
Another shot at smoking ban
Johnson County Sun, 10/7/2009

John Hanna
H1N1 vaccine's arrival varies across Kansas
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/7/2009

Karrey Britt
Expert debunks health care myths
Lawrence Journal World, 10/8/2009

Ken Stephens
State will track flu in schools
Hutchinson News, 10/9/2009 [Newsbank article]

Karrey Britt
Another swine flu death reported
Lawrence Journal World, 10/15/2009

Scott Rothschild
Kansans speak out on health care, economy
Lawrence Journal World, 10/16/2009

Associated Press
KDHE: Schools hit hard by flu
Wichita Eagle, 10/19/2009

Associated Press
Flu keeping droves of students home
Garden City Telegram, 10/19/2009

John Milburn
Reps: Flu outbreak widespread in state
Hutchinson News, 10/20/2009 [Newsbank article]

Associated Press
Ambulances start charging extra for obese patients
Chanute Tribune, 10/23/2009

K-State officials confirm case of drug-resistant TB
Manhattan Mercury, 10/23-24/2009 [Newsbank article]

H1N1 vaccine safety issue [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 10/27/2009

Bobbi Mlynar
Republicans want constitution amended
Emporia Gazette, 10/28/2009

State changes sub-contractor for non-emergency medical transportation
Chanute Tribune, 10/31/11/1/2009 [Newsbank article]

James Carlson
Health care reform means all involved
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/2/2009

Staff Reports
Health care petition rebuffs GOP
Lawrence Journal World, 11/4/2009

The Capital-Journal
KDHE reports 2 more H1N1 deaths
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/6/2009

Adrielle Harvey
H1N1 clinic first family queues up
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/6/2009

Chuck Kurtz
Legislators seek state amendment to trump health reform law
Johnson County Sun, 11/11/2009

Karrey Britt
State officer helps out at clinic
Lawrence Journal World, 11/12/2009

Emergency care out of reach [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/12/2009

Andy Hyland
KU study aims to boost vaccine potency
Lawrence Journal World, 11/13/2009

Associated Press
State flu activity doubles
Manhattan Mercury, 11/17/2009

The Capital-Journal
KDHE: Flu activity high in Kansas
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/17/2009

Associated Press
State: Flu activity is twice as normal
Chanute Tribune, 11/18/2009

Great American smokeout help at hand [editorial]
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/19/2009

Karrey Britt
Seasonal flu vaccines in short supply
Lawrence Journal World, 11/20/2009

Tim Carpenter
Health reforms analyzed
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/22/2009

James Carlson
Health reform seen as good for Kansas
Topeka Capital Journal, 11/26/2009

Barbara Shelly
Bill to ban smoking needs a new champion in Kansas
Kansas City Star, 12/4/2009 [Newsbank article]

Martin Hawver
Jan. 1 looms large for medicaid providers
Junction City Daily Union, 12/8/2009

Alan Bavley
Swine flu vaccine now being offered to general public
Kansas City Star, 12/9/2009 [Newsbank article]

Our View
Healthy trend
Garden City Telegram, 12/10/2009

Kaley Conner
Health providers eye changes
Hays Daily News, 12/10/2009

Bill Roy
Kansas good at managing medicare
Iola Register, 12/10/2009

Andy Hyland
KU Medical Center feels budget pains
Dodge City Daily Globe, 12/15/2009

Karrey Britt
Ad, governor promote H1N1 vaccine
Lawrence Journal World, 12/15/2009



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