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University of Missouri settles health care fraud claim

Published Jul. 1 2016
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The University of Missouri has agreed to pay the federal government $2.2 million to settle a claim that their health...

About 1.6M drop-outs from health law coverage this year

Published Jul. 1 2016
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About 1.6 million people who signed up for coverage this year under President Barack Obama's health care law dropped out...

FDA approves stomach-draining obesity treatment

Published Jun. 14 2016
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A new weight loss device offers a novel approach to cutting calories: draining them from the stomach before they are...

State expands meningitis vaccine mandate

Published Jun. 11 2016
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Some Missouri students may face an unanticipated trip to the doctor before school starts back.

New clinic opens Tuesday in Fulton

Published May. 22 2016
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Throughout her journey as a health practitioner, Dr. Kimetha Fairchild has aspired to one particular goal: To create health-literate patients,...

Pregnant women in US with Zika spikes on new counting method

Published May. 20 2016
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The number of pregnant women in the United States infected with Zika virus is suddenly tripling, due to a change...

House GOP presses ahead with Zika measure

Published May. 19 2016
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The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned Wednesday that a House GOP measure to combat the...

Shigella outbreak reported in Moniteau County

Published May. 18 2016
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The Moniteau County Health Center is investigating a Shigella outbreak in Moniteau County, according to Administrator Andrea Kincaid, RN.

Biologist: Rabbits and skunks can pass bird flu to ducks

Published May. 17 2016
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A government wildlife researcher has found that rabbits and skunks can become infected with the bird flu virus and shed...

Judge sides with House Republicans against health care law

Published May. 12 2016
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In a setback to President Barack Obama's health care law, a federal judge ruled Thursday the administration is unconstitutionally spending...

Hospital proposes $21 million psychiatric facility in Columbia

Published May. 12 2016
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A Mid-Missouri hospital that helped quash a competing effort to build a psychiatric hospital two months ago has proposed a...

Report: Bullying is a serious public health problem

Published May. 10 2016
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Zero-tolerance policies are ineffective in combating bullying, an independent government advisory group says in urging schools to take a more...

Fulton resident hired as diabetes educator

Published May. 8 2016
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Fulton resident Crystal Morris has been hired as the new diabetes educator for SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital — Audrain....

Simulation mannequin prepares OB nurses for the worst

Published May. 8 2016
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Obstetric nurses at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City have a new training tool at their disposal, and they...

Fulton resident hired as diabetes educator

Published May. 8 2016
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Fulton resident Crystal Morris has been hired as the new diabetes educator for SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital — Audrain....

Walk-in clinic to open in Fulton

Published May. 8 2016
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SSM Health Medical Group will open its new Fulton walk-in clinic May 24, according to Janet Wear-Enloe, director of Business...

A pregnant woman walks into a bar: You must serve her in NYC

Published May. 7 2016
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A pregnant woman shows up at a New York City bar and wants to go in and order a drink...

YMCA debuts Kids on the Move program

Published May. 7 2016
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Kids on the Move is a new, free program at the Jefferson City Area YMCA.

Debra Dunham, California Care Center Nurse: Nurses Week is about work, family

Published May. 6 2016
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One of the most popular reasons why people like living in small towns is because of the close-knit, almost family...

'Residents are her life,' said nurse Rhonda

Published May. 4 2016
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Lloyd had diabetes. Eventually, his illness took its toll and his legs had to be amputated.

Mammogram van to give breast cancer screenings in Missouri

Published Apr. 8 2016
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A new mammogram van is scheduled to visit various Missouri counties this year to give breast cancer screenings.

University of Missouri nursing school gets $20M for study

Published Apr. 7 2016
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The nursing school at the University of Missouri has received nearly $20 million in federal funds to expand research that...

Funding for University of Missouri reactor makes progress

Published Mar. 2 2016
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A state representative says she'll attempt to find $10 million for new training and classroom space at University of Missouri's...