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The state remains 27th in the annual America's Health Rankings - the same as last year - but has fallen from the top 10 in the 1990s.
Five companies are selling plans for Kansans in the health insurance marketplace for 2015. That's up one from the previous year.
Kansas and 20 other states contend the Environmental Protection Agency should have considered the cots of a 2011 rule that requires coal-fired power plants to install new equipment to remove toxins from their exhaust.
At least six organizations in Kansas are asking the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for grants to open new clinics.
All four Kansas members of the U.S. House of Representatives voted in favor of three bills last week that seek to rein in the Environmental Protection Agency.
Breakfast in the Classroom aims to remove some of the obstacles that keep students from getting a meal before the school day.
The report says 42 percent of children born to parents at the bottom of the income ladder stay there.
The city will use a $91,000 federal grant awarded through the Kansas Criminal Justice Coordinating Council to fund an Alternative Sentencing Court next year.
According to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, a patient in the northeast part of the state has the first confirmed case of influenza in Kansas this season.
The keynote speaker at the Kansas Obesity Summit said roads, sidewalks, buildings and other community elements influence our travel choices and physical activity.