Doctors Warn Against Teen Pot Use Amid Looser Marijuana LawsMany parents use the drug and think it's OK for their kids, but ``we would rather not mess around with the developing brain,'' said Dr. Seth Ammerman.
The Latest: Missouri Bill for E-Verify Exceptions FailsMissouri lawmakers have failed to enact a bill to allow for exceptions to a requirement that some businesses use the federal E-Verify program to check whether job applicants are authorized to work in the U.S.
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.
Pediatric Academy Urges Doctors to Screen for PovertyThe goal is to screen for poverty issues, which has been called one of the most widespread and persistent health risks facing children.
Missouri Senate Backs Fees for Missed Medicaid AppointmentSenators endorsed the bill Wednesday after adding a section designed to make it easier for health care providers to advertise their cost estimates.
Metro East's First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Prepares to OpenCertified patients will receive consultation, learn about strains.
Missouri Bill Would Prevent Abortion for Down SyndromeSen. David Sater led efforts in 2014 to pass a bill that imposed a 72-hour waiting period before an abortion can be performed.
Free FluMist Vaccines Saturday in North, South CountiesSome local doctors' offices are warning parents there is a FluMist shortage in the area.
Illinois Doctors Group Wants Rauner to Veto Hepatitis C BillWith three out of four Americans who are infected unaware they have hepatitis C, Illinois lawmakers last month approved a measure to fight what's been called a silent epidemic.
Calls Questioning Births at Homer G. Phillips Hospital Up To 144Now, many black mothers are wondering if their babies born at this hospital are still alive.
Ferguson Protesters Runner-Up to Time Person of the Year: Ebola FightersDoctors, nurses and others fighting Ebola have won Time's 2014 Person of the Year award, with Ferguson protesters coming in as runner-up, the magazine announced Wednesday.
Doctors Expect Nebraska Ebola Patient To Recover An American aid worker infected with Ebola who's being treated in Nebraska is now expected to make a full recovery, his doctors said Wednesday.