<![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 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 Gates Foundation to spend $50M on Ebola response http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article2051710.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 18:41:02 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article2051710.html 4th US aid 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urged to 'take back' drugs Sept. 27 http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article2122564.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:19:01 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article2122564.html Pirates studio voice Tekulve has heart transplant http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article2124882.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:08:27 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article2124882.html Ohio hospital resumes surgeries after 3-day delay http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article2124836.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:03:38 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/health-fitness/article2124836.html Craftsman takes textile art in new directions http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article2124829.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:03:44 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article2124829.html Colorado Editorial 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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? 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