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2008-08-04 03:00:15

By Karen Shideler, The Wichita Eagle, Kan. Aug.

2008-07-24 03:00:00

By Karen Shideler, The Wichita Eagle, Kan. Jul. 24--GraceMed Health Clinic will get $520,000 to provide dental services to people with little or no access to care in counties around Wichita.

2008-07-22 03:00:18

By Karen Shideler, The Wichita Eagle, Kan. Jul. 22--If you keep up with health headlines, you know vitamin D is a bit of a celebrity lately: Low vitamin D levels are common in otherwise healthy children, putting them at risk of rickets, or soft bones.

2008-06-26 03:02:36

By Karen Shideler, The Wichita Eagle, Kan. Jun. 26--Summer means swimming, which often means swimmer's ear, an outer ear infection. It happens when water gets trapped in the ear canal, breaking down the natural defenses against bacteria and fungi and giving them a chance to grow.

2008-06-25 03:02:49

By Karen Shideler, The Wichita Eagle, Kan. Jun. 25--Almost $1.4 million in state funding will go to seven Wichita health clinics to provide medical care, prescription assistance and dental services to those who otherwise couldn't afford them.

2008-06-21 03:00:23

By Karen Shideler, The Wichita Eagle, Kan. Jun.

2008-06-17 03:00:38

By Karen Shideler, The Wichita Eagle, Kan. Jun. 17--When Andrea McClellan of Wichita switched asthma inhalers earlier this year, she felt as if the new one didn't work.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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