The maker of opioid painkiller Opana ER is pulling the drug off the market at the request of federal regulators because it’s being abused.
Direct primary care is an insurance-free model that charges a flat monthly membership based on age.
Overall opioid prescription rates have been falling in recent years, but the powerful drugs have become more plentiful.
People with an allergy to peanuts and these specific tree nuts run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction.
Kansas health officials have reported a confirmed case of measles in Butler County.
Utah health authorities said they are investigating an outbreak of E.coli after two children died in a city on the Arizona border that’s hom…
A breakout of blue-green algae has prompted public health warnings for eight lakes and watches for two others.
About one third of Kansas births are covered by Medicaid.
Senate leaders scrambled Tuesday to rescue their health care bill, in deepening jeopardy as opposition from rebellious Republicans intensifi…
Governor veto of funding for some mental health services has one Wichita group looking for money.
Congressional Budget Office analysis says Senate health care bill would leave 22 million more uninsured Americans.
After weeks of closed-door meetings that angered Democrats and some Republicans, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell planned to release t…
U.S. health officials on Wednesday released new vaccine data showing it did a so-so job overall.
Kansas had such a mild winter, and because of that, health officials say we’re now seeing more ticks and the illnesses they cause.
Tick numbers are on the rise across New England this spring, raising the prospect of an increase in Lyme and other diseases.