KMOX 1120AM

Health

(Photo by STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should Know

Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.

Health Reform

Missouri & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

CBS Local Health News
(Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

Enterovirus Cases Falling, but Number of Children Infected Still Large

Local hospitals continue to see dozens of children being treated for the severe respiratory illness hitting the Midwest hard. At St. Louis Children’s Hospital, the numbers are falling – but they’re still huge.

Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

What to Look For in Detecting Serious Respiratory Illness

A nasty cold-type virus is hitting children hard in several midwestern states, including Missouri, where state health officials have confirmed three local cases.

Photo: Getty Images

West Nile Virus Reported in St. Louis County

A 59-year-old man from St. Louis County has been hospitalized with West Nile virus in the area’s first case of 2014.

Photo: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images

Thyroid, Kidney Cancers Up in Kids But Still Rare

Children’s kidney and thyroid cancers have increased in recent years, and though the diseases are rare, experts wonder if the rising rates could be related to obesity.

Photo: iStock

Report: Missouri Ahead of Illinois in Reducing Child Obesity Numbers

Missouri is doing a better job than Illinois when it comes to tackling obesity in kids, according to a new report.

Photo: iStock

Expert: Is a Low-Carb Diet Better Than a Low-Fat Diet?

A new study finds the best diet for weight loss and heart health may be a low-carb diet.

Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Health Officials Say Respiratory Virus is Hitting Kids in Both St. Louis, Kansas City Areas

The Missouri Health Department is issuing a warning about a respiratory illness that is hitting kids on both sides of the state.

WebMD Health News
Photo: Getty/Spencer Platt

Study: Time Matters in Treatment of Stroke Victims

Two studies show improvements in the ER and ambulances possibly cutting down critical time for stroke victims.

12.jpg

Tamiflu Shortage Again

The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.

1.jpg

DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall — Once Again

The new annual ‘‘best diets” list is out from U.S. News & World Report.

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 3,866 other followers