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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.

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....

Walk-in clinic to open in Fulton

Published May. 8 2016

SSM Health Medical Group will open its new Fulton walk-in clinic May 24, according to Janet Wear-Enloe, director of Business...

A pregnant woman walks into a bar: You must serve her in NYC

Published May. 7 2016

A pregnant woman shows up at a New York City bar and wants to go in and order a drink...

YMCA debuts Kids on the Move program

Published May. 7 2016

Kids on the Move is a new, free program at the Jefferson City Area YMCA.

Debra Dunham, California Care Center Nurse: Nurses Week is about work, family

Published May. 6 2016

One of the most popular reasons why people like living in small towns is because of the close-knit, almost family...

FDA will require e-cigarettes, contents to be reviewed

Published May. 6 2016

The federal government on Thursday announced sweeping new rules for electronic cigarettes that will for the first time require the...

Dining Wild: This cup (plant) runneth over with flavor

Published May. 4 2016

You probably wouldn’t guess that this plant is edible when you first glimpse it in the spring, but some of...

'Residents are her life,' said nurse Rhonda

Published May. 4 2016

Lloyd had diabetes. Eventually, his illness took its toll and his legs had to be amputated.

Healthy Life: Nutrition fuels fitness

Published Apr. 27 2016

Whether you work out every day, on weekends or occasionally, eating well can help you prime for a better workout,...