Can coffee offer protection against Multiple Sclerosis? And are suicide rates are on the rise for older adults?
CNN -- Having a set of identical triplets is a one in a million chance and a family in Michigan hit the jackpot.
CBSNews -- Experts say they're concerned about a growing number of cases where healthy eating, taken to the extreme, turns into an unhealthy obsession. It's called orthorexia, and it can have dangerous consequences.
Being pregnant can be very stressful. But there are ways to manage those stress levels.
JOPLIN, Mo. -- When Mercy's new hospital opens in Joplin, it will showcase a long list of state-of-the-art features, but it will also draw a strong connection to the past.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Medical marijuana could become reality in Missouri if some lawmakers have their way. If a bill is passed, the state would regulate marijuana much differently than Colorado.
Young women need to pay attention to their hearts and shorter hospital stays could lead to higher death rates.
With so many different fitness trackers on the market -- and more emerging every day -- it's hard to know which is the right one for your needs. An innovative new service lets you rent the devices for a week before you commit to buying one.
CBSNews -- It's happened to just about everybody at one time or another -- the awful gastrointestinal symptoms of food poisoning. One out of six Americans suffer a bout of it each year, and one of the most common causes is foodborne bacteria.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Throughout Governor Asa Hutchinson's campaign this past fall, he said if elected, he needed time to look at the state's private option. In January, Hutchinson announced his plans for the Medicaid program moving forward here in the Natural State.
The love between a boy and his dog is almost universal. In fact we found one duo that's shedding light on how pets can help children with autism.
The possible health risk for people resistant to aspirin…and how anger can be bad for your heart.
CBSNews -- Most parents want their children to live in an environment that's clean and sanitary. We all buy home appliances that allow us to keep our homes as spotless as possible with little effort.
SOUTHWEST Mo. – The American Red Cross is asking for blood and platelet donations to help replenish the supply after it was depleted by severe winter weather.
In today's Medical Monday, a way to check on your elderly parent even if they're several states away.
A new therapy may show promise when it comes to peanut allergies. And exploring the link between baby formula and arsenic.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The debate whether to legalize marijuana for medicinal purposes in Missouri will be discussed by a House committee Monday.
Films from India have inspired a new exercise trend. More are learning to burn calories and tone abs "Bollyfit" style.
(CNN) -The CDC has discovered a new virus that may have contributed to a Kansas man's death, the agency announced Friday.
Mobile devices can become a real pain in the neck and not just in the ways you think.
New data on a possible connection between nutrition and multiple sclerosis in women. And a new warning for sun worshippers.
Even a little bit of physical activity can mean a lot for seniors. And a new vaccine offers more protection against cervical cancer.
CBSNews -- From colon and prostate cancer to heart disease, there are critical health concerns men need to take seriously even when they're still young.
CHICAGO -- Animals have been used as therapy for years, but one company is bringing ponies to the hospital.
How seniors can stay more active….and when should toddlers stop napping?
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Along with the winter weather, there are health issues to be aware of while handling the snow and ice.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Arkansas Children's Hospital is seeing its fair share of injuries due to sledding accidents, leaving the emergency room packed.
CNN -- About 11.4 million people have signed up for Obamacare coverage for 2015, the Obama administration announced Tuesday evening.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Some of the coldest temperatures of the winter will spread across the Ozarks starting Wednesday night. Health and safety officials have reminders about staying safe and healthy in extreme cold.
A possible new benefit for people who meditate. And new data on why it's important to get moving - especially for middle aged women.
We all know our vision usually diminishes as we get older. But for some, it can lead to an injury called a retinal tear. It's not necessarily painful, but it can make seeing much more difficult.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- A Central Arkansas family says the storm wasn't all that bad because it's the same night their new family member decided to come into the world.
WASHINGTON --The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said it will extend Sunday's registration deadline for anyone who recently started but did not complete registration on the federally-administered health care marketplace.
CBSNews -- Scientists have discovered a highly aggressive new strain of HIV in Cuba that develops into full-blown AIDS three times faster than more common strains of the virus. This finding could have serious public health implications for efforts to contain and reduce incidences of the virus worldwide.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Some local workers now have a greater love for their healthier desk job thanks to a simple technology: The standing desk. Not only does it help them feel better on a daily basis, but evidence from a new study suggests a standing desk could have long-term life-saving benefits.
(CBS News) -- "Love" will be measured all kinds of silly ways this weekend maybe the number of roses or the cost of a dinner but it turns out there really is a way to measure love you can even see it.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The deadline to sign up for coverage under the Affordable Care Act is this Sunday.
CNN -- Kids are starting to develop concerns about body image at younger ages than you might think, according to a recent report by the child advocacy group Common Sense Media.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- A bill providing benefits for Arkansas firefighters who die from certain types of cancers is gaining momentum at the capitol.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- A bill banning so called "web cam" abortions passed the senate and should be soon heading to the governor's desk.
You can have a healthy heart, with nice, clear blood vessels… you can eat all the right foods, exercise and not smoke - and still you can develop a serious form of heart disease. We're talking about arrhythmias - disturbances in the normal electrical conduction pattern of the heart that can strike anybody at any age.
A new study reexamines whether hormone replacement therapy is linked to cancer.
CBSNews -- Most children dread a visit to dentist, but for Journee Woodard, a routine visit for her pearly whites actually saved her life.
It's easy to think "chocolate" when we want to express our love especially around Valentines Day! But the rich indulgence may be a great way to show some love to your heart as well.
Smoking may be killing more Americans than previously estimated.
(CNN) -- About a third of Americans seek help for their health in a place that is outside their doctor's office.
CBSNews -- Experts are changing their recommendations about what we should and shouldn't eat. A government advisory panel has decided Americans shouldn't worry about too much cholesterol in their diets.