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Bryan Thompson Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

KU’s efforts to translate cutting-edge research into benefits for patients have received a 20-million-dollar jumpstart, courtesy of the National Institutes of Health. Kansas Public Radio’s Bryan Thompson reports.

Bryan Thompson Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

A Manhattan nurse is going to federal prison for three years after pleading guilty to conspiracy to distribute the narcotic, Oxycodone. More from Kansas Public Radio’s Bryan Thompson.

Bryan Thompson Friday, June 10th, 2011

A new state law makes it easier for families in Kansas to once again buy child-only health insurance policies. Kansas Public Radio’s Bryan Thompson reports.

Bryan Thompson Thursday, June 9th, 2011

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback convened a group of business, academic, and government leaders in Manhattan today(THUR) to discuss ways to capitalize on the animal health infrastructure in Kansas and Missouri. Kansas Public Radio’s Bryan Thompson reports.

Bryan Thompson Friday, June 3rd, 2011

Federal marshals, acting on behalf of the Food and Drug Administration, have seized elderberry juice products from a Kansas winery. As Kansas Public Radio’s Bryan Thompson explains, the company is accused of making unproven medicinal claims for the products.

Bryan Thompson Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

A doctor and a research coordinator have been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges that they falsified a clinical drug trial in Johnson County last year. As Kansas Public Radio’s Bryan Thompson reports, they were testing a new allergy treatment.

Bryan Thompson Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

A new law that went into effect May 19th allows law enforcement officers to find out whether someone they’ve arrested has been treated for mental illness. Kansas Public Radio’s Bryan Thompson has more.

Bryan Thompson Monday, May 30th, 2011

The World Health Organization has designated today (TUE) as World No Tobacco Day—a day to call attention to the fact that tobacco is responsible for killing one in every ten adults worldwide. As Kansas Public Radio’s Bryan Thompson explains, while health officials are trying to discourage tobacco use, the tobacco companies are test marketing a new form of their product in Kansas.

Bryan Thompson Monday, May 30th, 2011

Kansas members of Congress have embraced a controversial budget-cutting bill even as some other Republicans are distancing themselves from it. As Jim McLean of the KHI News Service reports, the plan is controversial in part because of changes it would make to Medicare.

Bryan Thompson Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

Governor Sam Brownback says improving the University of Kansas Medical Center’s National ranking and reducing income taxes to improve the business climate are keys to growing the state’s biosciences economy. As Jim McLean of the KHI News Service reports, Brownback issued the challenge Tuesday during the third of four economic summits he is holding across the state.

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