BRANSON, Mo. -- Patients around the lakes area have a new place to get improved emergency care.
A new study links air pollution and anxiety.
ST. LOUIS -- One St. Louis caregiver is in Washington Wednesday to speak to the Senate Special Committee on Aging about the fight against Alzheimer’s disease.
Blue Bell ice cream has added another product to the list of items it's recalling over potential contamination with listeria.
Amy's Kitchen Inc. says it's recalling nearly 74,000 cases of its products that could contain listeria.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- A startling and controversial new report from the World Health Organization has found a commonly used weed killer has the potential to cause cancer.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Efforts to education and treat victims of stroke has brought a special designation to one of Springfield's hospitals.
Good news for cereal lovers.. and a new concern for children of parents who smoke.
Parents of newborns may be taken aback when the doctor says their child has jaundice. However, it's a common condition, and usually nothing to be worried about.
Can Vitamin D reverse prostate cancer? And new efforts to help breast cancer patients avoid depression.
(CBS News) -- Following recent warnings about the amount of arsenic in apple juice and rice, a proposed class action lawsuit is being filed Thursday in California that claims some of the country's top selling wines have high levels of the element: up to four and five times the maximum amount the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) allows for drinking water, reports CBS News correspondent Carter Evans.
How stem cells may help combat a rising epidemic. And why some researchers are giving Vitamin D high marks.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Palcohol, a powdered alcohol used to make drinks, has been approved for sale by the Alcohol and Tobacco and Trade Bureau. Palcohol is a dried form of alcohol that can be mixed with water to create liquid alcohol.
How to get sleep in a noisy place and a new way to pinpoint seniors at risk of dementia.
NEW YORK (CBS News)-- As many as five million Americans age 65 and older suffer with Alzheimer's. Now, researchers in New york are testing a drug that could be the first new treatment for the debilitating brain disease in a decade.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.-- Missouri will receive $2.4 million dollars as part of a Medicaid fraud settlement.
Does breast milk make children more intelligent and how heart health can go downhill at a very early age.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.-- The Arkansas Department of Health reports the state's flu deaths total has climbed to 47. State health officials say the majority were in the age category of 65-years-old or older.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Warmer weather the past two weeks is causing trees to bud across the Ozarks. And that means a return to high pollen counts this spring.
It's a more than $30 billion a year industry: vitamins and supplements. And they are not just for adults. Many companies are making vitamins for kids, but do they really need them?
The possible impact of exercise on tumors. And a new warning for older Americans who drink diet soda.
BOLIVAR, Mo. -- If you want to quit smoking, Citizens Memorial Hospital wants to help.
The impact pediatricians can have on young people who smoke. And recommendations on reducing the expense of cancer treatments.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- CoxHealth’s South Medical Center expansion project has been a familiar sight on the south side of town, but should be finished soon.
KANSAS-- Five people in Kansas have become ill due to an outbreak of listeria linked to ice cream consumed from Blue Bell Creameries and three people have died.
(CBS News)-- The most successful weight loss programs involve not only keeping track of what you eat, but also how much and when. A technology company has created a novel -- though slightly odd -- way to help dieters avoid overeating and stick to their plan: A smart necklace that tracks what you throw down your gullet and sends a pesky alert if you eat too much (or too little).
WASHINGTON, DC -- Just add water and shake. Thirty seconds later, the Palcohol becomes a cocktail, ready to drink. Yet lawmakers across the country are raising concerns about the powdered alcohol's potential dangers
JOPLIN, Mo.-- Joplin's newest hospital got an official visit from a Missouri congressman Thursday. Billy Long (R-MO) toured the facility, just days away from opening.
New statistics on surviving cancer. And a big push to stamp out one of the nation's most debilitating chronic diseases.
BETHESDA, Md. -- A healthcare worker, who was volunteering in Sierra Leone, is expected to be admitted to isolation at the National Institutes of Health Special Clinical Studies Unit for treatment of Ebola.
New research shows the effects of heavy marijuana use among teenagers.
WILLARD, Mo. -- Tours will be given today of a new transitional living program for girls in Willard, Missouri.
It can be frustrating when you know your baby wants something, but you just don't know what it is. They can't just tell you, but with a little work, they can sign it.
CBS NEWS -- Researchers at Duke University believe an experimental treatment extended a woman's life, who is dying from cancer, by nine years.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Following the winter weather in March, the American Red Cross is asking for the public's health to make up for lost donations. The Springfield chapter of the Red Cross says more than 200 blood drives, nearly 7,000 uncollected blood and platelet donations, across 27 states.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- The Arkansas Right To Try Act is signed into law. Right To Try allows terminally ill Americans to try investigational treatments that have passed Phase 1 of the FDA approval process but are not yet on pharmacy shelves.
What sleep apnea can lead to during the day.. and the deadly effect of stress and depression.
Surgeons in Ohio are the first in the U.S. to test a new device that could help people suffering with knee pain.
New findings about hormone replacement therapy and heart health.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- Missouri Senator Rob Schaaf, St. Joseph, has proposed a change to way hemp is classified in the Show-Me State.
You always hear pleas for blood donations, but do you know why it's so important?
New clues on what may contribute to infertility in men. And new findings on the possible link between asthma and anti-depressants.
The Food and Drug Administration approves what's called a biosimilar version of the cancer drug Neupogen. This is a big step forward in lowering the cost of the most expensive drugs.
(CBS News) -- The diagnosis changed her life forever - It was this day, one year ago, a Richardson mom learned she had an infection that would require her feet and hands to be amputated.
JOPLIN, Mo. -- The new Mercy -Joplin hospital will begin taking patients March 22. But Saturday and Sunday, the public can take tours before the daily operations begin.
CBS NEWS-- For many Americans, adjusting the clocks to "spring forward" an hour and gain a little extra sunlight is a welcome change after the long, dark winter. It's coming up soon: this year, daylight saving time begins at 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 8.
LOS ANGELES (CBS NEWS)-- Microtia is a rare, congential deformity of the ear. It often takes up to half-a-dozen operations to correct. But, doctors in Los Angeles are using a technique on young patients that requires just a single surgery, and a pep talk from a famous patient.
Nerve damage is a common side effect of diabetes, but there are ways to stay on top of it.
In the 22 billion dollar-a-year health club industry, gyms vie for business with amenities like smoothie bars and Zumba classes. Some chains are also attracting new members with a little help from Hollywood.
A look at the positive effect spouses can have on each other when it comes to exercise.