Health officials say Kansas and other parts of the United States are experiencing a cyclical peak in the number of cases of whooping cough.
Kansas plans to resubmit a request to the federal government for permission to overhaul the state's $2.9 billion-a-year Medicaid program.
The top official at Larned State Hospital has resigned after eight months leading the state's largest psychiatric facility.
Johnson County health officials are investigating 111 cases of whooping cough reported since January.
Gov. Sam Brownback has signed a law that expands the types of work that dental hygienists will be allowed to do.
A 68-year-old Kansas man who lost his lower left leg to diabetes has a new generation microprocessor-controlled foot — the first of its kind in Kansas.
Kansas is getting about $21 million to expand community health centers in five cities.
The Douglas County Health Department says results from the Community Health Assessment are now available.
Hundreds of developmentally disabled Kansas residents and advocates for them have rallied at the Statehouse against part of Gov. Sam Brownback's plan to overhaul the state's Medicaid program.
The University of Kansas Hospital has announced plans to redevelop its heart-transplant program, which closed in 1995.