Think you have all the facts when it comes to cholesterol and what it means to your heart health? Test your knowledge with this quiz.
There may be a connection between weight and sun exposure .. plus how a mother's gestational diabetes may impact her child's health years later.
MARSHFIELD, Mo. – A free eye screening clinic is planned for Friday, Oct. 24, at the Webster County Health Unit, 233 E. Washington, from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
A new risk for people who have bariatric surgery and a new cancer drug could be on the horizon.
It's fall, time for cool weather, colorful foliage and Halloween pumpkins. But did you know that pumpkins can be a valuable part of your diet?
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Bonnie Jelks has been employed by KOLR 10 News for almost 14 years. She is currently the Regional Business Manager and, while everything is going great now, four years ago it was a different story.
CBSNews -- With the Ebola outbreak dominating the national discourse, parents and caregivers are inevitably going to be confronted with the necessity of explaining the deadly and exotic disease to children.
A warning for people who use dietary supplements.
Technology may be able to help fight childhood obesity by helping kids keep track of what they eat.
(CNN) -- Freelance cameraman Ashoka Mukpo no longer has the Ebola virus in his bloodstream and will be allowed to leave Nebraska Medical Center, the hospital said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON-- Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler commends the Obama Administration for taking steps to keep Ebola from spreading in the U.S., but questioned whether more still needs to be done.
CBSNews -- For the first time Tuesday, the National Transportation Safety Board will hold a forum on drowsy driving and how it affects Americans behind the wheel.
MARSHFIELD, Mo. – The Webster County Health Unit is offering free lead testing to kid 6 months to 6 years old through October 25.
(CNN) -- Ebola vaccines could be tested in the next few weeks, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, as health officials try to stymie the virus that has killed more than 4,500 people.
CNN -- With the Ebola virus making headlines and flu season right around the corner, a lot of us are wondering what we can do to protect ourselves. Not surprisingly, periodically washing our hands can help.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- State lawmakers want to know what the Department of Social Services is doing to answer the needs of people calling its Medicaid hotline, after hearing about one woman’s runaround.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- Home health care workers in Missouri have agreed to a new contract, that will pay most of them $10.15 an hour.
CBSNews -- A new study shows parents frequently make mistakes when giving their children medicine.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster announced Oct. 17 that the St. Louis City Circuit Court has ordered Stericycle, Inc. not to accept any material that is or may be contaminated with the Ebola virus.
(CBS News) -- One question many are asking is why -- if Ebola has been around for decades -- scientists have not come up with a vaccine.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo-- The Breast Cancer Foundation of the Ozarks is hosting its 4th Annual Cruisin’ for Cleavage Motorcycle Ride and Poker Run Oct. 18.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Community blood center of the Ozarks wants donations to help the train crash victims.
WASHINGTON, D.C.-- According to a press release from Mo. Sen. Roy Blunt, Sen. Blunt backs temporary suspension of travel visas for passengers in Ebola-stricken countries.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri State Public Health Services Laboratory has been designated as an Ebola testing laboratory as part of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Laboratory Response Network.
CBSNews -- President Obama will name former White House official Ron Klain to serve as a so-called "Ebola czar" to oversee the government's response to the handling of the virus, CBS News confirms.
CNN -- Cold weather can be rough on the body: dry skin, dry hair, even dry eyes.
COLE COUNTY, Mo. -- Jefferson City police are investigating a false claim made by an individual who said that an ill person in their household had recently traveled to West Africa and had Ebola-like symptoms.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Community Blood Center of the Ozarks (CBCO) is urging blood donors with negative blood types to donate in response to a train derailment in Northwest Arkansas Thursday.
CLINTON, Ark. -- The Arkansas Department of Health says a patient in a Clinton, Ark. hospital does not have Ebola.
A baby napping on the sofa may not sound dangerous, but a new study says it can be. What parents can do to reduce the risk for their baby.
Why exercise may be good for your mental health. And the best treatments for patients with lung cancer.
MONROVIA, Liberia -- Every morning Diana Sarteh prays before leaving for work.
(CNN) -- A man who checked in to the Navy's Substance Abuse and Recovery Program for alcoholism treatment was also treated for a Google Glass addiction, according to a new study.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Kids from two different school districts are getting an opportunity to discover the world of medicine.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Health agencies that make up the Springfield Flu Coalition will begin offering free flu shots Wednesday to adults without insurance.
DALLAS -- A second health care worker at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital who provided care for Thomas Eric Duncan has tested positive for Ebola, the state Department of Health said Wednesday.
Energy drinks may pose a danger to public health and public health officials have a new tool to battle Enterovirus D68.
CBSNews -- For more than two months, health officials have been struggling to understand the size of a national wave of severe respiratory illnesses caused by an unusual virus. This week, they expect the wave to start looking a whole lot bigger.
KANSAS CITY, Kansas – The first lab results are back for a patient who went to KU Hospital Monday for the risk of Ebola.
CBSNews -- Brittany Maynard thinks she may die before the end of the month -- and she seems very sure that she is going to end her life on her terms. But as certain as she seems, there's a lot of sadness -- and also some fear -- about what's ahead, reports CBS News correspondent Jan Crawford.
NEW YORK --Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg will donate $25 million to combat the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus.
Not only has Ebola entered this country, but we are also seeing young people come down with a respiratory condition called enterovirus D68. Add the flu - and how do you tell the difference between the viruses?
Young pitchers may want to limit the number of innings they throw per week and the number of major illnesses attributed to smoking in the United States is even higher than previously thought.
BRANSON, Mo. -- The Branson Board of Aldermen may vote on an ordinance that would ban indoor smoking at public places in the city.
KANSAS CITY -- Hospital officials in Kansas City say a patient at risk for Ebola is in strict isolation.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- CoxHealth employees have a new way to buy supplies for their families.