Health News

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January 10, 2018 - 12:30 pm
The flu season is in full swing. Sedgwick County Health Director Adrienne Byrne tells KNSS News, "We encourage people to get their flu shots in August and September, and flu season can go through as long as April; and so it's important to still get in and get a flu shot because we haven't had our...
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January 03, 2018 - 11:31 am
An Oklahoma sheriff says the body of a 20-year-old man who was last seen at a New Year's Eve party was found in a frozen pond near Ada. Pontotoc County Sheriff John Christian tells KTEN a search party found Colton Pennington's body Monday evening. A member of the party saw barefoot tracks on the...
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December 27, 2017 - 3:09 pm
An Inspector General report says the recall process for 80 percent of the nation’s food is too slow. How long are unsafe and hazardous products being kept on store shelves? Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com
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December 25, 2017 - 2:04 pm
A couple from Louisburg, Kansas is celebrating four Christmas miracles. Kaitlin and Josh Hartman are preparing to bring home four healthy babies from Overland Park Regional Medical Center next month. The Kansas City Star reports the three girls and one boy were born Nov. 17. Doctors say they are...
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Steve McIntosh
December 14, 2017 - 4:48 am
Free flu vaccines are available for uninsured Sedgwick County residents over the age of 19, while the vaccination is in stock. The vaccine is available at Sedgwick County's Dvision of Health main clinic, 2716 West Central in Wichita. Flu shots are available to uninsured children up to age 18 and...
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December 12, 2017 - 10:18 am
A free dental clinic is coming to the Kansas State Fairgrounds in Hutchinson next year and is expected to draw massive crowds. The Hutchinson News reports that the Kansas Mission of Mercy clinic is planned for Feb 9 and 10. The outgoing president of the United Methodist Health Ministry Fund in...
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December 11, 2017 - 1:31 pm
The Trump administration came in looking to dismantle Barack Obama's health care law, but the Affordable Care Act survived. Now the administration is on the line to deliver a smooth finale to sign-up season, with a crush of customers expected this week. Friday, Dec. 15 is the last day for...
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