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.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- For any women who would seek an abortion in Missouri on Friday, the new law saying they have to wait 72-hours to get it is essentially in effect now.
ARKADELPHIA, Ark. -- A 61-year-old died after being swarmed by yellow jackets.
CBSNews -- Brittany Maynard has less than a month to live. And she wants to leave a legacy.
(CNN) -- Five of America's biggest, busiest airports will soon implement new steps to guard against Ebola, requiring travelers arriving from the hardest-hit West African nations to go through an additional layer of screening aimed at detecting anyone who might have the deadly virus.
He was first person diagnosed with disease in U.S. Thomas Eric Duncan, the man with Ebola who traveled to the U.S. from Liberia, died this morning, the hospital said.
Why going out to eat is getting healthier and another reason to quit smoking.
Did you know that keeping healthy can also help you keep your love life healthy? Paying attention to your lifestyle is what it's all about.
CNN – It’s national dental hygiene month and because candy season is right around the corner, this is the perfect time to make sure your children are taking good care of their mouth.
CBSNews - A preschooler in Hamilton Township, New Jersey, four-year-old Eli Waller, is the first confirmed death of Enterovirus D68 in the United States.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. From bagels to bags, pizza boxes to pajamas, 'tis the season when pink ribbon products pile up on store shelves across Missouri.
How do you start running if you're been a couch potato? We talk to a trainer who can tell us what to do and how to stay injury-free in the process.
Adolescents and their parents give school-based health centers high marks... and a new study on the effects of 'sexting' on teenage sexuality.
MARSHFIELD, Mo. -- Flu shots are being offered today in Marshfield and Seymour this week.
(CBS News) -- It happened just this past week in Sweden . . . a medical first that holds the promise of helping thousands of women around the world.
(CBS News) -- The deadly Ebola virus has been ruled out for a patient hospitalized in Washington, D.C., authorities announced Saturday.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Annual “Walk 4 Life” 5K and Walk attempts to reach fundraising goal for Pregnancy Care Center of Springfield.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- Local Shriners sponsor orthopedic screening clinic for children in need of treatment.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- One of the biggest fundraisers of the year for AIDS Project of the Ozarks is Saturday, October 4 in Springfield.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Four Kansas City area aid workers are keeping a close eye on their health and working with area authorities after returning from an area of Africa hard hit by the Ebola virus.
A new study links mini-strokes to depression and anxiety, and men who want to start a family may want to cut back on alcohol.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- KOLR10 spoke to health officials Thursday to see if there is any kind of Ebola threat locally-- and to see if hospitals are prepared.
CLEVELAND - An Ohio woman and her partner have sued a Chicago-area sperm bank after she became pregnant with sperm donated by a black man instead of a white man as she'd intended.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The new CoxHealth Center for Prosthetics & Orthotics is having its open house Thursday, Oct. 2, from 4-8 p.m.
(CNN) -- Samples collected from four patients who recently died have tested positive for enterovirus D68, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and we take a look at ways to reduce your risks for developing the disease.
Researchers link a woman's mood to dementia and why teen pregnancy rates are dropping.
Despite efforts by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to reassure Americans, health experts and hospitals around the country are preparing for a potential flood of Ebola-panicked patients scared that their common cold or fever might be the deadly infection.
CBSNews -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed Tuesday that a patient in the U.S. has been diagnosed with the Ebola virus. Amid fear that the virus has arrived on our shores, many are asking questions about the disease and how it is transmitted.
CBSNews -- Millions of people suffer from allergies and need to take medication regularly, but many do not stick with their treatment. Now doctors have developed a unique way to deliver allergy medication that is easy and convenient -- by infusing the patient's prescription into a special type of toothpaste.
If you're the parent of a student athlete, you know the excitement of watching your child compete. What's the best way to approach your teen's school when it comes to your adolescent's safety?
New research on cutting the risk of diabetes for expectant mothers.. and scientists pinpoint a predictor of sleep apnea in obese adults.
ROGERS, Ark. -- A new campaign in Rogers, Arkansas is looking to raise awareness about breast cancer in a very unique way.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- KOLR10 Sports Director Dan Lucy will be off the air for the next three weeks for treatment for prostate cancer. Watch his important message for men over 50.
Many people take an aspirin a day to help with heart health. But for some men, it could ward off prostate cancer.
There's a possible new risk for childhood obesity.