CDC Approves Two New Meningitis VaccinesA local pediatrician applauds the CDC’s approval of two expensive new meningitis vaccines.
Health Officials Say 2 Men Died of Malaria in SpringfieldCerebral malaria was the cause of death for two men from South Africa whose bodies were found at a southwest Missouri motel where they had stopped during a motorcycle trip.
Woman With Deadly Form Of Tuberculosis Spent Time In MissouriHealth officials are trying to track down people who may have been in contact with a woman with a rare and deadly form of hard-to-treat tuberculosis.
Recent Influenza Outbreak Seen in DogsAn outbreak of canine influenza in Chicago has already killed 1,000 dogs, and city officials are calling it an epidemic.
CDC Adds E-Cigarettes to Anti-Smoking Campaign"Many children are using e-cigarettes and getting hooked on nicotine."
Prepackaged Caramel Apples Linked to 4 DeathsHealth officials are warning consumers to avoid prepackaged caramel apples because they are linked to four deaths and more than two dozen illnesses in 10 states.
UPDATED: Nurse Found Ebola-Free in Preliminary TestsSamples are also with the Centers for Disease Control.
Local Hospitals Now Have New, Tougher Ebola Care GuidelinesThe revised recommendations include protective covering from head to toe and the use of a site manager to supervise the donning and removal of protective gear.
County Council Unanimously Passes Resolution to Speed Up Coldwater Creek CleanupThe council unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday night calling for more money for the Army Corps of Engineers to ramp up the effort.
Ebola Screening Measures Rest on Federal LawLambert-St. Louis International Airport isn't one of the five U.S. airports that will begin screening incoming passengers from West Africa because it has no arriving international flights from overseas.
Local Hospitals On the Watch for Possible Ebola-like Cases On guard. That's how a local physician says all hospitals are right now in light of the most recent Ebola case in the Dallas area.
Illinois Health Department Being 'Vigilant for Ebola'Now that the first case of Ebola has been confirmed in the U.S., Illinois health officials are trying to reassure residents of that state that they are safe.