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August 18, 2017 - 9:55 am
OSAWATOMIE, Kan. (AP) — The head of the agency that oversees a troubled state mental hospital is making the case for a new facility. The Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services announced in a news release Thursday that Secretary Tim Keck will make presentations in coming weeks in...
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August 15, 2017 - 10:36 am
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A Missouri woman has been sentenced after she said she obtained more 8,000 oxycodone tablets without any type of medical exam from a Kansas doctor. The U.S. attorney's office says 52-year-old Kimi Harper, of Kansas City, Missouri, was ordered Monday to spend 10 years on...
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August 06, 2017 - 11:59 am
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas woman who says a misdiagnosis led doctors to remove parts of her organs and then cover up the mistake is suing the University of Kansas Hospital over her treatment. Wendy Ann Noon Berner, of Shawnee says in her lawsuit that she didn't learn about the misdiagnosis...
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July 26, 2017 - 2:29 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A fake naturopathic doctor accused of operating medical clinics in four states has pleaded guilty. Federal prosecutors say 60-year-old Isabel Kesari Gervais pleaded guilty Tuesday to defrauding patients in the Birmingham suburb of Hoover in 2015. Authorities say Gervais used...
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July 13, 2017 - 5:39 am
MANHATTAN, Kan. (KNSS) - With temperatures across much of Kansas near or above 100-degrees, and the humidity pushing the heat index even higher, the risk of heat-related illness is escalating. Kansas State University climatologist Mary Knapp says it’s important for those who have to be outside to...
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