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Bill Grady
January 10, 2019 - 7:52 am
The cost to treat diabetes continues to skyrocket along with the number of sufferers in the United States. One reason for the increase in the price of insulin is newer, synthetic "human" insulins are more expensive. Ninety-six percent of prescriptions are for so-called "analog" insulins, although...
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KMBZ News Staff
January 10, 2019 - 6:31 am
New technology is helping diabetes sufferers, and their parents, keep track of blood sugar and react in a timely manner, but the new devices have their drawbacks. "The beeping on the phone, it keeps flashing, and there are days where it's beeping a hundred times a day and you think you're going to...
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Marc LaVoie
September 21, 2018 - 5:40 am
For a Friday Morning Follow-Up to the KMBZ Cover Story, "What's For Dinner? The American Obesity Crisis," we take a look at surgical remedies for people who suffer from severe obesity that significantly reduces quality of life and increases the likelihood of early death. Dr. Stephen Scott is a...
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Bill Grady
September 20, 2018 - 6:34 am
If you're concerned about your weight, just one measurement may not tell the whole story. BMI, or body mass index , calculates the height and weight for a score that is used to determine whether a person is overweight or underweight. But BMI leaves out a lot of information, said Randy Evans,...
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KMBZ News Staff
August 15, 2018 - 6:53 am
Parents all around the Kansas City area are dealing with milestones, from a child's first day of kindergarten to their first day of college. The exclusive KMBZ Cover Story for Wednesday is Back to School 101. -- A school district's effort to make busing as safe as possible -- It takes more than...
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KMBZ News Staff
August 02, 2018 - 7:10 am
In the modern age, almost everything is available online, with home delivery. We examine the digital shopping age in our KMBZ Cover Story: Point, Pick, Click. -- Dinner at Your Doorstep -- One driver in the home delivery market is prepared food. Chinese restaurants and pizza parlors have delivered...
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KMBZ News Staff
July 19, 2018 - 7:16 am
Human sex trafficking occurs closer to home than many might imagine. Research from the University of Missouri Kansas City shows there are 79 illicit massage parlors in the Kansas City Metro. Emily Russel, executive director of the Missouri Human Trafficking Task Force, say they are directly tied to...
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KMBZ News Staff
May 17, 2018 - 6:03 am
The end of life is a subject few like to think about and many fear. Our Cover Story, The Final Goodbye, was inspired by former First Lady Barbara Bush's decision to transition into comfort care and to stop curative care. - The story of Clayton and her family in her last days - The hardest times are...
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Kara Marxer
April 20, 2018 - 6:18 am
Kellie Heckerson has dealt with ringing in her ears for years, but when new symptoms suddenly appeared one day, she knew something was really wrong. In a Friday Morning Follow-Up to our Cover Story on hearing loss, Heckerson told KMBZ how she figured out she has Meniere's Disease and how other...
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Sabin Fuentes and his wife, Myonghee, circa 1990
Marc LaVoie
March 09, 2018 - 6:11 am
A letter carrier in Kansas City knows what he's talking about when it comes to lightning safety -- he was injured in a strike several years ago. Sabin Fuentes was listening the KMBZ Cover Story for Severe Weather Awareness Week. He took special interest in the chapter about lightning. Fuentes was...
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