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Marc B. Hahn: Access is key to good health care

“The artificial cap on the number of funded graduate medical education positions limits final training opportunities for physicians and thus limits access to care,” writes Marc B. Hahn, president and chief executive officer of the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. “This compounds the current primary care physician shortage and has the potential to be the single greatest barrier to accessing quality health care.”

Barbara Shelly

Obamacare subsidy ruling cause for worry, not panic

If you favor accessible health care and the Affordable Care Act, it’s too soon to panic over a federal appeals court ruling that would knock out subsidies for roughly 5 million people enrolled in the federally created online insurance exchanges. But worry? Oh yes. Worrying would be in order right now.

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End the embarrassment, restore common sense to Kansas Legislature

The Kansas Legislature sorely needs lawmakers who are more committed to the well being of their state and communities than they are to right-wing causes. Unfortunately, the 2012 elections swept too many ideologues into the Capitol. The result has been bad legislation and national ridicule. Voters have a chance to undo some of the damage in the Aug. 5 primary.

Obamacare subsidy ruling cause for worry, not panic

If you favor accessible health care and the Affordable Care Act, it’s too soon to panic over a federal appeals court ruling that would knock out subsidies for roughly 5 million people enrolled in the federally created online insurance exchanges. But worry? Oh yes. Worrying would be in order right now.

Obamacare subsidy ruling cause for worry, not panic

If you favor accessible health care and the Affordable Care Act, it’s too soon to panic over a federal appeals court ruling that would knock out subsidies for roughly 5 million people enrolled in the federally created online insurance exchanges. But worry? Oh yes. Worrying would be in order right now.

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Let’s treat gun safety as a public health issue

It took time, but we American drivers grudgingly accepted wearing seat belts as mandatory, and now we value everything from high-tech air bag protection to gizmos that warn us of unseen dangers as we back up our cars. It’s past time for a similar attitude shift about gun safety.

Meat scandal points to global marketplace concerns

The latest allegations are against Shanghai Husi Food Co., owned by OSI Group of Aurora, Ill. The China Food and Drug Administration has ordered an investigation into all of the company’s food factories in five Chinese provinces, the official New China News Agency reports.

Let’s treat gun safety as a public health issue

It took time, but we American drivers grudgingly accepted wearing seat belts as mandatory, and now we value everything from high-tech air bag protection to gizmos that warn us of unseen dangers as we back up our cars. It’s past time for a similar attitude shift about gun safety.

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Discord in Kansas over border war bill details

At some point, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback will have to come to terms with Missouri on a solution to the border wars. “The governor understands we will never get 100 percent of what we want,” said Kansas Secretary of Commerce Pat George, “But, he insists, the ‘locals’ cannot be left at a disadvantage.” Surely, a deal can get done that will address those issues, if there is a true desire to work things out.

Marc B. Hahn: Access is key to good health care

“The artificial cap on the number of funded graduate medical education positions limits final training opportunities for physicians and thus limits access to care,” writes Marc B. Hahn, president and chief executive officer of the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. “This compounds the current primary care physician shortage and has the potential to be the single greatest barrier to accessing quality health care.”

Discord in Kansas over border war bill details

At some point, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback will have to come to terms with Missouri on a solution to the border wars. “The governor understands we will never get 100 percent of what we want,” said Kansas Secretary of Commerce Pat George, “But, he insists, the ‘locals’ cannot be left at a disadvantage.” Surely, a deal can get done that will address those issues, if there is a true desire to work things out.

Marc B. Hahn: Access is key to good health care

“The artificial cap on the number of funded graduate medical education positions limits final training opportunities for physicians and thus limits access to care,” writes Marc B. Hahn, president and chief executive officer of the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. “This compounds the current primary care physician shortage and has the potential to be the single greatest barrier to accessing quality health care.”

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Mary Sanchez

Let’s treat gun safety as a public health issue

It took time, but we American drivers grudgingly accepted wearing seat belts as mandatory, and now we value everything from high-tech air bag protection to gizmos that warn us of unseen dangers as we back up our cars. It’s past time for a similar attitude shift about gun safety.