Overland Park joined 1,000 municipalities nationwide in arguing that opioid makers and distributors caused a public health crisis by misleading doctors about the drugs’ dangers and bringing in large shipments.
A nurse at Children’s Mercy hospital wanted to donate a kidney to a patient but wasn’t a match. So the hospital worked with KU to start a transplant chain that ended with three patients getting new kidneys.
A fifth lawsuit has been filed in Kansas against Insys Therapeutics, which is accused of bribing doctors to prescribe its powerful fentanyl spray, and a doctor plaintiffs say participated in the scheme.
Lime is decommissioning one of its scooter models out of fear the devices can break, the company said Monday. Lime and Bird scooters have become a common mode of transportation in and around downtown Kansas City.
The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has to complete a months-long rule-making process before anyone can even apply for a medical marijuana card or apply to open a dispensary or grow operation.
Missouri voters may have overwhelmingly approved medical marijuana by constitutional amendment on Tuesday, but most doctors are reluctant to recommend it for patients because it’s not regulated by the FDA.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a lawsuit in KC federal court against a business owner claiming he retaliated against a worker who refused to change his testimony in an earlier discrimination case.
Christa Jordan, a nurse at Children's Mercy Hospital wanted to donate her kidney to her friend Victoria "Dayshanae" Hosman, who was born with a genetic condition called Alagille syndrome and has been a longtime patient at the hospital.