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More measles cases confirmed in Kansas county

The measles outbreak that started at a Johnson County daycare continues to have ripple effects, with two more cases and three new sites where other people may have been exposed. There have now been 13 confirmed cases: 11 in Johnson County

Care home makes effort to lower amount of anti-psychotic meds given to elderly residents

The Kearny County Hospital in Lakin, Kansas discovered they were giving 38% of their residents anti-psychotic medications to help manage their care. They've since made efforts to lower the amount of drugs prescribed to elderly residents.