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Missouri Lagging Behind In MMR Immunizations

Health officials say many parents still aren’t convinced vaccinations are safe.

09/07/2012

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New Virus Found in Missouri Farmers

The CDC is calling it the Heartland Virus and it hit two farmers just north of St. Joseph in 2009.

08/30/2012

Salmonella outbreak

A Dozen Cases of Salmonella Confirmed in Missouri

People who recently bought cantaloupes grown in southwestern Indiana are being advised to throw them out.

08/21/2012

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Missouri Losing the Battle of the Bulge

Missouri made it into the top 12 obese states with 30-point-3 percent of the population unable to turn down that second corn dog.

08/14/2012

Healthcare

Parents Delay Immunizations Risking Kids Health

Some reports suggests parents are worried about the safety of so many shots so quickly after birth.

06/20/2012

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Teen Birth Rates Drop in Missouri and Illinois

The rate for teenage moms reached its lowest point since record-keeping began in 1940.

04/10/2012

Anti SMoking Ad

Graphic Anti-Smoking Ads Hitting Home

A record number of people are dialed into the state’s anti-smoking quit line during March.

04/04/2012

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E. coli Found in Boon County

Three people in Boone County have confirmed cases of E. coli infection.

11/04/2011

e.coli

UPDATE: More Suspected E. coli Cases

The State Lab is testing or has tested 51 samples from individuals suspected to have the illness. So far 26 individuals have laboratory-confirmed E. coli illness.

11/03/2011

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Deadly Cantaloupes and Now Deadly Lettuce

“Anytime there is a contaminated food product, we are concerned and take steps so that it’s removed from shelves as quickly as possible and to notify consumers.”

09/30/2011

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