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HEALTH
Kansas Newspaper Clippings Index

2012 Legislative Session
January through May 2012

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, 2012.

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, 2012


Associated Press
Feds reject Kansas health care waiver
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/5/2012


The Star's editorial| Kansas Medicaid reform must protect the needy
Kansas City Star, 1/5/2012


Scott Rothschild
Advocates urge slowdown on part of Brownback's Medicaid overhaul
Lawrence Journal World, 1/5/2012


Associated Press
Proposals seek to address Kansas' dentist shortage
Lawrence Journal World, 1/9/2012


Associated Press
Proposals seek to address state's dental shortage
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/9/2012


Dental dilemma [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 1/10/2012 [Newsbank article]


Andy Hyland
KU Hospital to donate $2M to Cancer Center
Lawrence Journal World, 1/11/2012


Tim Hrenchir
Everhart's health care proposal seeks to avoid surprises
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/16/2012


Violet Latham
Eye on nursing homes
Hutchinson News, 1/18/2012 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
Concern voiced over vaccines
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/19/2012


The Capital-Journal Editorial Board
Editorial: New computer system a good buy
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/19/2012


Alan Bavley
Bad Medicine: Doctors with many malpractice payments keep clean licenses
Kansas City Star, 1/19/2012


Karrey Britt
Kansas shows no progress in tobacco prevention
Lawrence Journal World, 1/19/2012


J-W Editorial

Vital vaccines [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 1/20/2012


Judge sets hearing for convicted Kan. doctor
Hutchinson News, 1/22/2012 [Newsbank article]


Brian Thomas
Letter: Vaccinations safe
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/25/2012


Stu Butcher
KDHE implements changes for child care licensing
Chanute Tribune, 1/26/2012 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
Coaches go on offensive against cancer
Topeka Capital Journal, 1/27/2012


Amy Bickel
Dairy gets a reprieve for efforts - Compliance attempts lead state to nix intent to end facility's operations
Hutchinson News, 1/28/2012 [Newsbank article]


Karrey Britt
KU Hospital 1st in state to offer new brain aneurysm treatment
Lawrence Journal World, 1/30/2012


Tim Carpenter
Aid may draw dentists to rural Kansas
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/3/2012


Associated Press
Nurse to be sentenced for diluting drugs
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/3/2012


Sarah Baum
A Simple Fact: Vaccines do save lives
Kansas City Star, 2/4/2012


Alan Bavley
Alan Bavley| Numbers make you wonder
Kansas City Star, 2/9/2012


Aly Van Dyke
Cockroaches: A plague for restaurants
Topeka Capital Journal, 2/11/2012


Edie Ross
Buhler tests put some at ease, not all - Mayor says city council will consider further investigation by health, environment agency
Hutchinson News, 2/24/2012

Gene E. Wolfe
Letter: KanCare spin
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/8/2012

Phil Anderson
Topeka in Top 10 of most obese cities
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/8/2012


Corey Jones
BBQ helps Marian Clinic aid more patients
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/10/2012


Annie Calovich
Kansas Health Foundation launches dental campaign
Wichita Eagle, 3/11/2012


The News Staff
Clinics help western Kan. patients
Hutchinson News, 3/11/2012 [Newsbank article]


George Diepenbrock
Sheriff warns of effects from cuts
Lawrence Journal World, 3/11/2012


Karrey Britt
Panel: Health reform is still evolving
Lawrence Journal World, 3/12/2012


J-W Editorials
Dental care [editorial]
Lawrence Journal World, 3/13/2012


Tim Carpenter
House members burning to relax smoking ban
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/13/2012


KHI News Service
More KU Med-Wichita grads headed to rural Kansas practices
Lawrence Journal World, 3/13/2012


Laura Nightengale
Bill would tweak smoking ban
Hutchinson News, 3/13/2012 [Newsbank article]


Barb Shelly
Kansas lawmakers puffing about smoking ban
Kansas City Star, 3/14/2012


Jerry Siebenmark
Hospice Care of Kansas lays off 28 following acquisition
Wichita Eagle, 3/15/2012


Aly Van Dyke
Topeka's neighborhood health improves
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/15/2012


Allison Lemons
Letter: Inconsistent health care policy
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/16/2012


Shaun Hittle
Ban aimed at drug K2 extended by DEA
Lawrence Journal World, 3/18/2012


Andy Marso
Senate expands dental hygienist care for kids
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/19/2012


KHI News Service
KanCare biddres heavily courting Medicaid providers
Lawrence Journal World, 3/20/2012


Chad Lawhorn
State shuts down roll-your-own cigarette machines
Lawrence Journal World, 3/24/2012


John Hanna
Health care up in air
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/25/2012

Tim Carpenter
Governors have beef with 'slime' hysteria
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/28/2012


Ann Marie Bush
Judge upholds Hot Pockets' smoking penalty
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/28/2012


Tim Carpenter
Governor rips beef smear campaign
Topeka Capital Journal, 3/29/2012


Scott Rothschild
Brownback has a beef with critics of 'pink slime'
Lawrence Journal World, 3/29/2012


Brad Cooper
Brownback vs. 'pink slime'
Kansas City Star, 3/29/2012


Bill Roy: Democrats botched health care reform
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/1/2012


J-W Editorial
Positive move joining the Midwest Cancer Alliance
Lawrence Journal World, 4/1/2012


Political cartoon
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/3/2012


The Capital-Journal
Report: County ranks 65th in overall health
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/3/2012


Ken Stephens
Hutch Regional lays off 55 employees
Hutchinson News, 4/3/2012 [Newsbank article]


Karrey Britt
Douglas County moves up one spot to rank seventh healthiest in Kansas
Lawrence Journal World, 4/4/2012


Aly Van Dyke
Second audit finds no misuse of city's health fund
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/5/2012


Tim Carpenter
State puts flame to roll-your-own tobacco stores
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/5/2012


The Capital-Journal
Smoking ban wins challenge
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/7/2012


The News Staff
License of medical assistant suspended- Bradley J. Hill was once employed by health center on Lorraine Street
Hutchinson News, 4/7/2012 [Newsbank article]


Associated Press
SMOKING BAN- Court topples attempt on law
Hutchinson News, 4/8/2012 [Newsbank article]


Brad Cooper
Delay in Kansas breast cancer bill criticized- Some think politics has stalled measure to protect women from missed diagnosis
Kansas City Star, 4/9/2012


Karrey Britt
Group says plan would kill trillions in health funding
Lawrence Journal World, 4/11/2012


Associated Press
Critics question Kansas nursing oversight choice
Hutchinson News, 4/15/2012


John D. Montgomery
Austere results staff losses, poor review at Larned hospital seem related [editorial]
Hutchinson News, 4/15/2012 [Newsbank article]


Tim Carpenter
KDHE, pharmacists pitch medicine disposal
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/20/2012


Associated Press
Brownback seeks $2M for Larned Hospital
Topeka Capital Journal, 4/27/2012


The Capital-Journal
Health centers get $21M in grants
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/1/2012


Andy Marso
Health groups pan committee's tobacco votes
Topeka Capital Journal, 5/1/2012


Associated Press
Bill seeks to allow smoking in Kansas bars
Lawrence Journal World, 5/2/2012


John Green
Smoking bill's fate uncertain- O'Neal will decide if item that would life ban for bars is 'above line'
Hutchinson News, 5/3/2012 [Newsbank article]


Jason Probst
Smoking review
Hutchinson News, 5/6/2012 [Newsbank article]


Karrey Britt
Report indicates worsening state of affairs in accessing health care
Lawrence Journal World, 5/8/2012


Brad Cooper
Midwest Democracy| Plan to provide more dental help in Kansas gets pulled
Kansas City Star, 5/9/2012 [Newsbank article]


Kevin Collison
KU Hospital acquires Johnson County property for inpatient facility
Kansas City Star, 5/22/2012


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