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New clinic opens Tuesday in Fulton

Published May. 22 2016
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Consuming healthy food is vital to the way we look and feel, but are you drinking your way to weight...

Healthy Life: Omega-3 fatty acids - a fishy topic

Published May. 11 2016
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Most Americans should aim to a eat moderate amount of fat in their diet. The goal is to replace most...

Report: Bullying is a serious public health problem

Published May. 10 2016
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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One of the most popular reasons why people like living in small towns is because of the close-knit, almost family...

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

Published May. 4 2016
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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
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Lloyd had diabetes. Eventually, his illness took its toll and his legs had to be amputated.