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.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Springfield and Greene County Health Department and the hospitals in the community reached out to the public and addressed the Ebola threat Monday.
(CNN) -- Halloween can be extra scary for kids with food allergies.
Are you keeping your infant safe in the car? and another reason to eat together as a family.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop D receives donation of 200 life jackets to said in water rescue.
(CBS News) -- A health care worker at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital who provided care for the Ebola patient who was hospitalized and later died there has tested positive for the disease in a preliminary test at the state public health laboratory in Austin. Confirmatory testing will be conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, according to state officials.
(CBS News) -- DETROIT - A 21-month-old girl is the first person in Michigan to die from the virus that has caused severe respiratory illness across the country, state health officials said Saturday.
(CNN) -- Health screenings to help prevent the spread of Ebola begin Saturday for some travelers to New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport.
CBSNews -- As Ebola ignites fear of a widespread outbreak, it's easy to overlook the fact that a common illness actually poses a far more serious threat to thousands of people in the U.S. Every year the flu kills between 3,000 and as many as 49,000 Americans, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention reports.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- In Missouri, women must now wait 72 hours before they can have an abortion.
A major breakthrough in Diabetes research.
They're tiny, but pack a nutritional punch. And they can be added to foods ranging from baked goods to salads, even yogurt. Sound too good to be true? It's not. They can be beneficial for anyone to add to their diet.
CBSNews -- In what could be the biggest breakthrough in years toward a cure for type 1 diabetes, researchers at Harvard University say they have developed a way of transforming stem cells to help diabetics produce their own insulin.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A hospital turns pink to recognize breast cancer awareness month.
WEBSTER COUNTY, Mo. -- Webster County has a new mental health court aimed at improving outcomes for people living with behavioral health issues within the rural county.
ATLANTA (CBS Atlanta) — Experts warn that Ebola isn’t the only thing that Americans should be concerned about. One expert explained to CBS Atlanta that the enterovirus D68 should be more of a wake-up call for Americans than Ebola.