Mumps Case Reported at Lincoln County SchoolThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports there've been nearly 3,000 cases nationwide this year — more than three times the number in all of last year.
SLU Care Doctor Worried About Children's Health Around LandfillDr. Ken Haller says getting exposed to radiation is worse for children who are still growing new tissue than full grown adults.
Local Pediatricians Disagree with Trump on Vaccine-AutismLocal pediatricians try to put out the vaccine-autism fire that was recently re-lit by Donald Trump.
CDC Approves Two New Meningitis VaccinesA local pediatrician applauds the CDC’s approval of two expensive new meningitis vaccines.
Branson Baby Born with Two Front TeethProud mother Jaklina Bailey said doctors and nurses were coming in just to see the newborn's two bottom teeth.
Flu Season is Approaching - Time to Get VaccinatedDr. Tom Frieden says getting vaccinated is the single most important step we can take to protect ourselves and our families against influenza.
Health Officials Say Respiratory Virus is Hitting Kids in Both St. Louis, Kansas City AreasThe Missouri Health Department is issuing a warning about a respiratory illness that is hitting kids on both sides of the state.
Doctors Seeing an Increase in Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease CasesLocal hospitals and doctors' offices are seeing a spike in cases of a common childhood virus called hand, foot and mouth disease.
Measles Cases Reported in MissouriThe Centers for Disease Control says nearly 200 cases of the measles have been reported in 17 states this year, including Missouri.
Study: Kids Given Codeine Despite RisksA local pediatrician says not to let your child's doctor prescribe the powerful painkiller codeine without talking about alternatives first.
Miss Missouri Flips For National Pancake DayMiss Missouri will flip and serve pancakes at local IHOP for National Pancake Day.
Local Pediatrician Warns Against 'Cotton Ball Diet'Some have soaked the balls, which are not generally made of cotton, in juices or smoothies as a meal replacement.