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    Charlene Wagner worries that her husband, Allen Wagner, has been overly medicated with anti-psychotic drugs while in Kansas nursing homes. Her husband has Lewy Body Dementia and Parkinson’s disease.

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Daughter talks about father's experience in Via Christi HOPE before he died

Kira Corteville's father Wayne Corteville was in the Via Christi HOPE program until he died Sept. 10. When the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services suspended new enrollments in the HOPE program, it cited examples of untreated medical conditions. One stood out to Corteville as likely being her father. He needed a dental appointment, which was not provided. Two months later, he was hospitalized because of a tooth abscess. The family believes resulting health issues ended up killing Wayne. (Travis Heying/The Wichita Eagle)

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Woman recalls the last big polio outbreak in the U.S.

Jean Graber contracted polio in 1952 after a trip to the Kansas State Fair. She talks about the importance of the polio vaccine and how the disease affected her. (Travis Heying/The Wichita Eagle)
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