<![CDATA[Health & Fitness News | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/ Read local and national health and fitness news, articles and opinions provided by The Kansas City Star and KansasCity.com in Kansas City, MO. en-us Copyright 2014 The Kansas City Star Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:43:47 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:43:47 CDT Health & Fitness 60 With new spinal cord stimulator, Army veteran is finally free from pain http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article2951519.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 19 Oct 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article2951519.html Ebola has potential to stir irrational fears in Americans, some experts say http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3080736.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:30:50 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article3080736.html Effectiveness of Ebola travel ban questioned http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article2980625.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 19 Oct 2014 18:23:03 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article2980625.html Ebola fears, rational or irrational, could cause an economic fallout http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article2963786.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 18:52:57 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/article2963786.html Second test confirms KCK man does not have Ebola http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/health-care/article2820503.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 15:00:50 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/health-care/article2820503.html University of Kansas Hospital says patient’s initial test for Ebola was negative http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/health-care/article2751148.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 15:15:56 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/health-care/article2751148.html AP-GfK Poll: Public wants tighter Ebola screening http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3265470.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:48:04 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3265470.html US journalist leaves hospital after Ebola recovery http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3235991.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:43:03 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3235991.html Ebola outbreak forces Liberians into exile http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3220600.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:42:09 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3220600.html AP News in Brief at 8:58 p.m. EDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3220629.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:02:02 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3220629.html Concussion study says NCAA needs improvement http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3312913.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:52:02 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3312913.html Republicans worry Missouri not prepared for Ebola http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3288619.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:47:03 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3288619.html Hospital of Ebola patient posts poor ER benchmarks http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3302342.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:17:04 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3302342.html California malpractice cap generates big spending http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3256750.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:08:03 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3256750.html Lions bring their top-ranked defense to London http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3226088.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:07:07 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3226088.html Ebola crisis hits home for Kansas City’s West African community http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3214120.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:02:47 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3214120.html Family: Doctors don't detect Ebola in nurse's body http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3310583.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:32:02 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3310583.html Judge to let most of new abortion law take effect http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3220317.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:27:03 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3220317.html New Mexico official: Low risk of Ebola in state http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3220537.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:23:02 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3220537.html Officials say they've ID'd all Ohio Ebola contacts http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3226493.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:17:06 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3226493.html DEA launching Arizona prescription drug tip line http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3220284.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:07:01 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3220284.html Analysis: Recent California newspaper editorials http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article173148.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:07:01 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article173148.html Man pleads guilty in UP marijuana school odor case http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3222778.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:57:01 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3222778.html Dallas hospital caught in spotlight in Ebola case http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3310145.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:46:41 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3310145.html Chicago's new Ebola response network gets 1st test http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3227356.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:27:07 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3227356.html Correction: Wayne McClain-Lung Cancer story http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article2926247.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:27:06 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article2926247.html Rams safety McDonald held out with concussion http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3307055.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:21:47 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3307055.html US Rep. Don Young apologizes after suicide comment http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3228680.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:12:08 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3228680.html Officials vaccinating raccoons in northeast Ala. http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3304969.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:06:55 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3304969.html 457 test negative for Ebola at NY-area airports http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3247759.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:03:08 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3247759.html Key features of rigorous new US Ebola monitoring http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3296222.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:03:07 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3296222.html Business Highlights http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3302345.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:51:43 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3302345.html Ebola monitoring in Md. to depend on circumstances http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3291018.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:47:02 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3291018.html Gov. Christie announces Ebola joint response team http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3222613.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:43:03 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3222613.html Pennsylvania in Ebola-monitor program http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3227915.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:27:09 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3227915.html Health officials check in on West Africa travelers http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3288632.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:07:03 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3288632.html Report: Planning helped Medicaid expansion rollout http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3288368.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:08:03 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article3288368.html Possible Ebola patient in Kansas City heightens worries over keeping disease in check http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/health-care/article2707328.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 13 Oct 2014 17:20:30 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/health-care/article2707328.html Thousands of bees kill landscaper in Arizona http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article2633080.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 09 Oct 2014 09:39:31 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article2633080.html Americans living longer, but suicide rate rising fast http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article2568582.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 08 Oct 2014 07:57:24 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article2568582.html Despite no Ebola case in Kansas City, the rumor goes viral http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article2541842.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 06 Oct 2014 20:34:16 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article2541842.html Kansas City area health officials say they’re ready if Ebola arrives here http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article2515335.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 04 Oct 2014 20:38:55 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article2515335.html Sudden cardiac arrest is extremely rare among young athletes http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article2233323.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 24 Sep 2014 17:10:30 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article2233323.html Teen births and abortions are down, but no one is certain why http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article2182833.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 20 Sep 2014 16:26:55 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article2182833.html National panel urges overhauling health care at end of life http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/health-care/article2147112.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:22:34 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/health-care/article2147112.html Patients fall through cracks as hospitals cut back on charity care http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/health-care/article2146988.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:06:16 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/health-care/article2146988.html Respiratory virus first reported in KC kids now suspected in 12 states http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article1969182.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 08 Sep 2014 18:38:51 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article1969182.html Bras cause breast cancer? Apparently not, study says http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article1546746.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 05 Sep 2014 08:19:56 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article1546746.html FDA: Little evidence to support testosterone drugs http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article1429744.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 03 Sep 2014 11:44:14 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article1429744.html Stay alert to bladder cancer symptoms and know that options are available http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article1325089.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article1325089.html New respiratory virus hits Kansas City area kids http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article1325489.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:52:51 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article1325489.html World Health Organization urges stronger regulation of e-cigarettes http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article1303880.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:42:04 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article1303880.html Start school later and let teens sleep, pediatricians say http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article1294644.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:44:24 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article1294644.html ‘A scary time’ for newborns and parents during local outbreak of virus http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article1217603.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 20:51:11 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article1217603.html Virus is found in 14 Kansas City area newborns http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article1207703.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 19:34:49 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article1207703.html Unspeakable pain: As many suffer in silence, a local initiative seeks to lift the shadows http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article1183784.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 09 Aug 2014 17:15:04 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article1183784.html FDA warns that tattoo inks can cause infections http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article1166255.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 07 Aug 2014 13:41:09 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article1166255.html A tick bite can make you allergic to red meat http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article1165631.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 07 Aug 2014 12:45:32 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article1165631.html Ditch the sugar, take the fruit http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article803855.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 27 Jul 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article803855.html Area clinic will be one of the first to offer HIV drug as a preventive measure http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article786117.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:14:01 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article786117.html A new tool to fight obesity holds hope for weight loss http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article760545.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 20 Jul 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article760545.html Secondhand smoke as harmful to pets as it is to people http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article760801.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 20 Jul 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article760801.html Excessive tanners could be hooked on a sunshine high http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article679282.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 06 Jul 2014 19:11:31 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article679282.html Want a good night’s sleep? Make a plan http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article587915.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 22 Jun 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article587915.html Claire McCaskill scolds Dr. Oz at hearing on weight loss scams http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article569708/Claire-McCaskill-scolds-Dr.-Oz-at-hearing-on-weight-loss-scams.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 13:20:11 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article569708/Claire-McCaskill-scolds-Dr.-Oz-at-hearing-on-weight-loss-scams.html A pill called Sovaldi fights hepatitis C but can cost $90,000 http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article569129/A-pill-called-Sovaldi-fights-hepatitis-C-but-can-cost-90000.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 12:52:18 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article569129/A-pill-called-Sovaldi-fights-hepatitis-C-but-can-cost-90000.html FDA prepping long-awaited plan to reduce salt http://www.kansascity.com/living/article567634/FDA-prepping-long-awaited-plan-to-reduce-salt.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 10:12:23 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/article567634/FDA-prepping-long-awaited-plan-to-reduce-salt.html Study: Quitting smoking more likely with e-cigarettes http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article377549/Study-Quitting-smoking-more-likely-with-e-cigarettes.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 20 May 2014 08:51:18 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article377549/Study-Quitting-smoking-more-likely-with-e-cigarettes.html http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article377548/.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 20 May 2014 14:53:47 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article377548/.html This spring could be one of the worst allergy seasons on record http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article336636/This-spring-could-be-one-of-the-worst-allergy-seasons-on-record.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 16 May 2014 11:20:51 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article336636/This-spring-could-be-one-of-the-worst-allergy-seasons-on-record.html Second U.S. MERS case discovered in Florida, airline passengers notified http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article356456/Second-U.S.-MERS-case-discovered-in-Florida-airline-passengers-notified.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 12 May 2014 17:02:51 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article356456/Second-U.S.-MERS-case-discovered-in-Florida-airline-passengers-notified.html