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Bryan Thompson Monday, May 16th

The Environmental Protection Agency has ordered two Kansas cattle feedlots to correct violations of the federal Clean Water Act. As Kansas Public Radio’s Bryan Thompson reports, both feedlots are in Central Kansas.

Bryan Thompson Monday, May 9th

A million-dollar gift from the Sprint Foundation has put the University of Kansas Cancer Center one step closer to applying for National Cancer Institute designation. More from Kansas Public Radio’s Bryan Thompson.

Bryan Thompson Monday, May 9th

The University of Kansas Cancer Center is one step closer to applying for designation by the National Cancer Institute, thanks to a million-dollar gift from the Sprint Foundation. More from Kansas Public Radio’s Bryan Thompson.

Bryan Thompson Monday, May 9th

Unable to get a federal grant, members of a blue ribbon panel working to lower the state’s infant mortality rate have decided to pursue private funding. We get more from Jim McLean of the KHI News Service.

Bryan Thompson Friday, May 6th

Last Saturday’s Prescription Drug Take-Back Day netted more than one-and-a-half tons of unused prescription drugs in Kansas alone. As Kansas Public Radio’s Bryan Thompson reports, the program is aimed at keeping those drugs from ending up in the hands of those who would abuse them.

Bryan Thompson Wednesday, May 4th

A family practice doctor in Western Kansas is thought to the first in the state and among the first in the nation to earn federal certification for her use of electronic health records. We get more from Jim McLean of the KHI News Service.

Bryan Thompson Tuesday, April 26th

Cuba is not a land of plenty. The average worker in the still communist nation makes only about $20 a month. Yet, a baby born there has a greater chance of surviving past its first birthday than a baby born in Kansas. And the gap is even wider for black infants in Kansas. Jim McLean of the KHI News Service reports that efforts underway to change that have recently been set back.

Bryan Thompson Wednesday, April 13th

It’s prime season for range-burning in the Flint Hills. As Kansas Public Radio’s Bryan Thompson reports, smoke from those fires has caused some air quality problems in parts of Kansas.

Bryan Thompson Thursday, April 7th

Kansas Congressman Kevin Yoder says Democrats shouldn’t dismiss a new Republican budget plan that among other things calls for overhauling the Medicare program. The first-term Republican from the Kansas City area says major changes are necessary to reduce federal spending and maintain the health care program for seniors. We get more from Jim McLean of the KHI News Service.

Bryan Thompson Monday, April 4th

If a safety defect is identified for your car, you’d receive a recall notice. But what if the defect is in a medical device implanted in your body, like a pacemaker? As Kansas Public Radio’s Bryan Thompson explains, there’s a new way to register and track medical devices.

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