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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

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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

Cantaloupe

Deadly Cantaloupe Outbreak in Missouri

The death toll surpassed the number of deaths linked to an outbreak of salmonella in peanuts almost three years ago.

09/28/2011

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Study: Majority Of Teens Don’t Get Enough Sleep

Is your teen getting enough sleep at night?

09/27/2011

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UPDATE:Contaminated Cantaloupe Cases in Missouri

The CDC says only one case of listeria has been contributed to contaminated cantaloupes.

09/22/2011

Salmonella outbreak

Ground Turkey Linked to Salmonella Outbreak

One person has died and seventy-six people in 26 states, including Missouri and Illinois, have been made sick from the same strain of the disease.

08/02/2011

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Concussion Program Aims To Test One Million Kids

“The Bus” wants young athletes to have the same sort of care that professional leagues provide.

08/02/2011

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CDC: Fungus Cluster After Joplin Tornado A First

JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) __ The national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a dangerous fungus found in 13 people injured in the Joplin tornado was the first known cluster occurring after a tornado. The […]

07/30/2011

Two weeks after a devastating tornado destroyed thousands of homes and businesses and killed 145 people, machinery clears a destroyed home in Joplin, Missouri on June 8, 2011.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Joplin Tornado’s Fungus Cluster Was a Rarity

New CDC report says 5 of 13 people sickened by the fungus did not survive.

07/29/2011

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