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A vaccination injection for rabies. (credit: Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images)

More Than 100 Rabies Cases Reported In Arkansas

More than 100 cases of rabies have been confirmed in Arkansas so far this year with a second “peak” season for the disease on the horizon, according to state health and animal science officials.

08/03/2014

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Fifth Mo. Case of Cyclospora Confirmed

This fifth case is in the Kansas City area. All five cases in Missouri have been in the western part of the state, none in the St. Louis area.

08/21/2013

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Obseity: Lifestyle Problem to Disease

The American Medical Association classified obesity as a disease, which could lead to more insurance coverage of bariatric surgery and weight loss medications.

06/20/2013

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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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Few West Nile Cases Reported in Missouri

The CDC says more than 1,100 human infections have been reported in 40 states

08/23/2012

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Federal Alzheimer’s Study Reflected Locally

Will focus on those who are genetically disposed to the disease.

05/18/2012

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St. Charles Girl, 1, Needs Life-Saving Transplant

Volunteers needed to help Lemire family raise $50,000.

03/27/2012

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Deer with Chronic Wasting Disease Found in Missouri

White-tailed deer in Macon County, Missouri has tested positive .

10/19/2011

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Two More Cases of Cantaloupe-Related Illnesses in Missouri

Three listeria cases now reported in Show-Me State.

09/30/2011

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Feds Unveil Plan to Combat Bat-Killing Fungus

The disease has spread to 16 states, from New Hampshire to Tennessee, and three Canadian provinces.

05/18/2011

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