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By Alex Smith for KCUR, Oct. 28, 2014

Making the rounds at a public housing complex in Kansas City, Kan., community health worker Rinzin Wangmo is greeted by cheery voices and faces. As she enters a home, the heavy aroma of chopped...

By Mike Sherry for The Hale Center for Journalism, Oct. 21, 2014

The disorder is so powerful that, even though the body is wasting away, patients in intensive-care sometimes rip out feeding lines or hide the...

By Mike Sherry for The Hale Center for Journalism, Oct. 9, 2014

Mayor Mark Holland on Thursday unveiled an initiative to ensure that all residents can use a proposed new community center regardless of their...

By Alex Smith for KCUR, Oct. 2, 2014

If the idea of music therapy brings to mind 1960s-era folk singers warbling to bemused patients, you haven’t seen Deanna Hanson-Abromeit at work...