In the last year, 20 people were infected by a rare but dangerous form of salmonella bacteria, and one person died in January.
The early nature of the cases, as well as the specific strings we are seeing, suggest this could be a bad flu year.
Health officials say many parents still aren’t convinced vaccinations are safe.
The CDC is calling it the Heartland Virus and it hit two farmers just north of St. Joseph in 2009.
People who recently bought cantaloupes grown in southwestern Indiana are being advised to throw them out.
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.
Some reports suggests parents are worried about the safety of so many shots so quickly after birth.
The rate for teenage moms reached its lowest point since record-keeping began in 1940.
A record number of people are dialed into the state’s anti-smoking quit line during March.
Three people in Boone County have confirmed cases of E. coli infection.