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Toy jewelry kits have high lead levels

The New York state attorney general, Eric T. Schneiderman, said his office has opened an investigation into how toys with dangerously high levels of lead ended up for sale at retailers including Target, Kmart and Toys R Us.

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Leawood welcomes raising tobacco sales age to 21

Proponents of the age increase found a receptive audience among council members at a Monday night work session at Leawood City Hall. Representatives from the chamber, the Johnson County Department of Health & Environment, the American Heart Association, the American Academy of Family Physicians and others voiced their support for the change.

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Hospice nurse Jen Moss provides care in life's final chapter

Kansas City Hospice RN case manager Jen Moss cares for her patients, like Al Jensen and Jody Wooton, in the final chapter of their lives. Moss, 41, did not set out to become a hospice nurse but felt compelled by her tragic past.
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Hospice nurse Jen Moss provides care in life's final chapter 04:03

Hospice nurse Jen Moss provides care in life's final chapter

Remembering Melinda Kavanaugh 01:39

Remembering Melinda Kavanaugh

Jackson County chief medical examiner tells why she likes her job 01:36

Jackson County chief medical examiner tells why she likes her job

Kansas City high school students become 'Medical Students for a Day' 01:47

Kansas City high school students become 'Medical Students for a Day'