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Health Beat: Watch your waistline

Published Jun. 16 2016

June is Men's Health Month, and Lake Regional's James Neill, M.D, is encouraging men to be aware of how their...

Healthy Life: Hydration and sports

Published Jun. 15 2016

While you don't want to dehydrate your body during physical exercise, you also don't want to drink unnecessary amounts of...

FDA approves stomach-draining obesity treatment

Published Jun. 14 2016

A new weight loss device offers a novel approach to cutting calories: draining them from the stomach before they are...

State expands meningitis vaccine mandate

Published Jun. 11 2016

Some Missouri students may face an unanticipated trip to the doctor before school starts back.

Healthy Life: Pass the tea, please

Published Jun. 8 2016

Offering a less-caffeinated beverage choice, tea is gaining popularity for drinking hot or cold.

Health Beat: Sepsis Awareness

Published Jun. 1 2016

On March 30, the world received the sad news that Oscar-winning actress Patty Duke had died of sepsis. Along with...

Lake Regional trauma nurse shares tips to avoid senior falls

Published May. 27 2016

May is National Trauma Awareness Month, and Lake Regional Emergency Department is encouraging awareness about senior falls.

New clinic opens Tuesday in Fulton

Published May. 22 2016

Throughout her journey as a health practitioner, Dr. Kimetha Fairchild has aspired to one particular goal: To create health-literate patients,...

Jefferson City food service inspections for April 2016

Published May. 22 2016

Jefferson City's Food Code requires food-service establishments be inspected at least once every six months.

Pregnant women in US with Zika spikes on new counting method

Published May. 20 2016

The number of pregnant women in the United States infected with Zika virus is suddenly tripling, due to a change...

House GOP presses ahead with Zika measure

Published May. 19 2016

The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned Wednesday that a House GOP measure to combat the...

Shigella outbreak reported in Moniteau County

Published May. 18 2016

The Moniteau County Health Center is investigating a Shigella outbreak in Moniteau County, according to Administrator Andrea Kincaid, RN.

Biologist: Rabbits and skunks can pass bird flu to ducks

Published May. 17 2016

A government wildlife researcher has found that rabbits and skunks can become infected with the bird flu virus and shed...

Simple steps to prevent skin cancer

Published May. 17 2016

With spring and summer arriving, the air becomes warmer, the sun gets brighter and outdoor activities are more frequent. Naturally,...

Judge sides with House Republicans against health care law

Published May. 12 2016

In a setback to President Barack Obama's health care law, a federal judge ruled Thursday the administration is unconstitutionally spending...

Hospital proposes $21 million psychiatric facility in Columbia

Published May. 12 2016

A Mid-Missouri hospital that helped quash a competing effort to build a psychiatric hospital two months ago has proposed a...

Lake Regional celebrates Women's Health Week

Published May. 11 2016

In observance of National Women's Health Week May 814, Lake Regional Health System encourages women to get their recommended health...

Lake Regional nurses receive excellence awards

Published May. 11 2016

Lake Regional Health System selected seven outstanding nurses to honor during National Nurses' Week, May 612. The award committee received...

Lake Regional welcomes Dr. Manisha Jain to Osage Beach Clinic

Published May. 11 2016

Lake Regional Health System welcomes Manisha Jain, M.D., to Lake Regional Clinic in Osage Beach.

Frugal Foodie: Freshen up your drink to look, feel your best this summer

Published May. 11 2016

Consuming healthy food is vital to the way we look and feel, but are you drinking your way to weight...

Report: Bullying is a serious public health problem

Published May. 10 2016

Zero-tolerance policies are ineffective in combating bullying, an independent government advisory group says in urging schools to take a more...

Simulation mannequin prepares OB nurses for the worst

Published May. 8 2016

Obstetric nurses at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City have a new training tool at their disposal, and they...

Fulton resident hired as diabetes educator

Published May. 8 2016

Fulton resident Crystal Morris has been hired as the new diabetes educator for SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital — Audrain....