Latest St. Louis Healthwatch
A nasty cold-type virus is hitting children hard in several midwestern states, including Missouri, where state health officials have confirmed three local cases.
Missouri is offering grants to help get more locally produced food into school meals and snacks.
A new study has found that depression in children can start as young as preschool.
The Ebola outbreak in Africa is worsening, causing the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to issue a special warning. But how likely is this deadly disease to show up in the U.S. or in St. Louis?
St. Louis County has it’s first reported case of the mosquito-carried disease called Chikungunya, though it was not contracted in the area. “There is no cause for panic, no cause for alarm,” says Dr. Faisal Khan, St. Louis County Health Department’s director of communicable disease control.