One-Fourth of U.S. Cancer Deaths Linked with 1 Thing: SmokingThe rate is highest among men in southern states where smoking is more common and tobacco control policies are less strict.
Good Earth Eggs Recalled Due to Salmonella ContaminationGood Earth Egg Company initiated a voluntary recall of their shell eggs because of Salmonella contamination.
Is Your Kitten Killing You?The CDC says there's been a significant increase in reported cases of a bacterial infection commonly known as cat-scratch fever.
Sorry Kids! Say Bye to Nasal Flu SprayHealth officials are urging youngsters to roll up their sleeves for a shot.
Study Finds New Missouri Moms Breastfeed More Than IllinoisNew Missouri moms are doing a bit better job of breastfeeding their newborn babies than Illinois moms.
Blunt Resists Special Session for ZikaBlunt wanted to re-program Ebola money to fight Zika.
CDC Panel Recommends Doctors Stop Giving Nasal Spray VaccineThe future of the popular flu mist vaccine is up in the air.
US Kids Get 2 Million Concussions a Year From Sports, PlayThe researchers estimated that half a million or more kids received no treatment.
Injectors to Fight Allergic Reactions Under Gov. Rauner's ReviewThe measure is named after Annie LeGere, a 13-year-old Elmhurst girl who died after having a severe allergic reaction at a sleepover, The Chicago Tribune reports.
CDC: Less than Half of All Doctors Clean Their Hands Before an ExamDr. Clifford McDonald says not to be afraid to ask your doctors if they cleaned their hands before your exam.
Monkey Bars Alert: Playground Concussions on the RiseAlmost 10 percent of children 14-years-old or younger had traumatic brain injuries including concussions.
Mo. Health Officials to Conduct Zika Testing FasterThe Missouri State Public Health Laboratory in Jefferson City has just been designated as a Zika virus testing lab.