A Kansas legislative committee proposes adding $3 million to two Kansas’ mental hospitals.
The Kansas Department of Health and Environment reports it has confirmed the first influenza cases of the 2015-2016 season.
The Zika virus is putting a spotlight on a potentially devastating birth defect.
At least 10 people have been sickened with a gastrointestinal illness after visiting an Overland Park restaurant last week.
Super Bowl parties offer plenty of tempting treats, but snacking doesn’t have to be unhealthy.
Police say a Connecticut man shaved his head and took weight loss pills to convince people he had stage 3 brain cancer.
Hospital and the state health department said they’re not aware of any patients becoming infected so far.
Gov. Rick Scott has declared a health emergency in four counties due to the Zika virus.
The CDC says all women of child-bearing age should avoid alcohol unless they’re using contraception.
Ken Stabler, who died of colon cancer at 69 in July, had Stage 3 chronic traumatic encephalopathy
Health officials say a patient in Texas has acquired the Zika virus through sexual transmission.
A suburban Kansas City dinner theater has spent $40,000 cleaning up after a norovirus outbreak sickened more than 600 people.
The last such public health emergency was declared for the devastating 2014 Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
The CDC says the outbreak of E. coli illness linked to Chipotle restaurants that sickened 60 people appears to be over.
Brazil is an epicenter of the rapidly spreading Zika virus.