An easy way to lower the risk of type 2 diabetes. And new data on the benefits of walking even a few extra minutes.
The type of job you have could reduce your risk of dementia.
New research finds another benefit of breastfeeding, and this one isn't for the baby, it's for the mom.
SPRINGDALE, Ark. -- Tyson Foods is the latest chicken company to phase out antibiotics in its poultry.
Most of us know to follow our doctor's instructions when it comes to our prescriptions, but what about storing the drugs?
How exercise can help breast cancer patients and potential problems for children in single parent households.
Temperatures are heating up, and for many of us that means playing in the water. Many folks just dive in head first, with disastrous consequences.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A mother who lost her son to a brain injury during a high school football game has spoken in support of a bill that would require an objective test to determine whether to pull an athlete out of a game or practice if a concussion is suspected.
New research shows it doesn't take much for kids to become couch potatoes.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Donations and awareness will be raised for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation during the Hawg Out Cystic Fibrosis for Kadyn fundraiser.
SPRINGDALE, Ark. -- Tyson Foods has a contract with a turkey farm in Iowa that has been diagnosed with a form of bird flu. The Springdale based food supplier says this does not affect its chicken operations.
While exercise and a healthy diet are crucial to maintaining your weight, something more than counting calories may make a difference.
There's a recall of some Mucinex liquid products, because of possibly misleading labels.
The hazards of letting children sleep in car seats. And bringing down the number of breast cancer deaths.
Americans suffer from over 1 billion colds each year. But how to best prevent or treat the virus?
How harmful is BPA for newborns? And new concerns about shortages of potentially life-saving drugs.
DES MOINES -- Farmers in the Midwest are struggling to contain the biggest outbreak of bird flu in the U.S. in three decades. The highly infectious H5N2 virus has hit egg and poultry producers in about thirteen states
Cooking when you have rheumatoid arthritis can be hard, but we have some suggestions to help!
More evidence there's no connection between vaccines and autism.
Two popular brands are recalling their products over concerns about listeria contamination. The bacteria can cause serious infections and be deadly for some people.
Male bonding through team sports - that's something only for young people, right? Not necessarily. There is a growing trend of men who just keep on playing team sports no matter what their age.
A new study questions whether older adults should routinely take statins and the government clarifies its guidelines for breast cancer screening.
This morning, retailers in 23 states are pulling Blue Bell ice cream products from store shelves, and consumers are being told not to eat any Blue Bell ice cream they may have at home.
BOLIVAR, Mo.-- Faculty and students at Mercy College of Nursing and Health Sciences of Southwest Baptist University are sponsoring a Health Fair.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - A new strain of dog flu from Asia has lead to an increased call volume and some veterinary clinics in the Ozarks.
(CBS NEWS) -- Donna Fennikoh's migraines started about 5 years ago after a back operation.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- CoxHealth is using this month to recognize charities that serve victims of violent or sexual crimes.
Actress and singer Rita Wilson is crediting a second opinion with saving her life.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- The 3rd Annual Big Party Half Marathon benefits the Camp Barnabas Camper Scholarship Fund.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Southwest Missouri’s 2015 Heart Walk promotes physical activity and heart-healthy living in a fun family environment.
BRANSON, Mo.-- Cases of the most deadly form of skin cancer are on the rise in young people.
We all know that bumps and bruises are a part of growing up. But experts say most of the injuries they see are actually preventable
New academic data on kindergartners using iPads in the classroom. And what can triple the risk of childhood diabetes?
Sabra Dipping Co. is recalling 30,000 cases of hummus due to possible contamination with Listeria, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says.
An experimental therapy shows promise for HIV patients.
The best way to treat one type chronic liver disease and new data on teen pregnancy.
As we welcome the first few days of spring, it also means ushering in the beginning of allergy season. As the temperatures increase, so do the itchy eyes, runny noses and scratchy throats. There are a few high tech tools to manage the worst of seasonal allergies this year.
Giving up sodas is good for your health, but can be hard to give up.
You're not feeling your best, there are some foods that can make you feel a little bit better.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- A proposal that has been blocked in the Missouri Senate repeatedly in recent years has advanced. The Senate has passed a bill that would establish a state prescription drug monitoring program, but some lawmakers still have concerns.
How vigorous physical activity could help you live longer and does breast milk prevent obesity?
CBS NEWS-- Weight loss is big business. Two-thirds of the U.S. population is overweight or obese, and Americans were expected to spend $2.5 billion on commercial diet plans and services in 2014. More than 60 percent of U.S. adults have made a serious attempt to lose weight at some point in their lives, and 29 percent say they're currently on a diet.
CBS NEWS-- When it comes to India and yoga, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is no poser. Modi is on a campaign to revitalize yoga in the land where it was born, and that starts with his soldiers who practice yoga to improve mind and body control.
A possible new tool for diagnosing Ebola... and another caution for parents considering buying breast milk online.
(CBS News)--As the flu season winds down for humans, veterinarians in the Chicago area warned of a deadly outbreak of canine influenza. More than 1,00
LITTLE ROCK, Ar. -- An Arkansas study that has linked iced tea to a man's kidney failure is making health headlines.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- The 5th Annual Tries Toss allows for locals to get rid of waste tires at no charge.
ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- The findings of a Washington University School of Medicine study suggest that common bacteria could be on the verge of becoming antibiotic resistant super bugs.