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For Your Health: Celebrate 2019 Accomplishments

By Dr. Graham A. Colditz, Siteman Cancer Center It’s that time of year when social media feeds and news sites are filled with stories about...

Douglas County Health Department

January 2020 Thurs 09 Monthly Diabetes Support 10:00-11:00 a.m. Thurs 09 WIC 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Thurs 09 Blood Pressure: Redbank 8:30-10:00 a.m. Wed 15 WIC 7:30...

Give Blood – Be Entered to Win

Red Cross: Help tackle the critical need for blood and get a chance to win a trip to the Super Bowl Schedule your next blood,...

Tips on How to Find a Reliable Gym or Fitness Provider

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 26, 2019 – If you’re determined to take control of your fitness in the new year, Better Business Bureau (BBB) has...

Missouri Nursing Board Approves “Earn While You Learn” Program in Effort to Combat Nursing...

JEFFERSON CITY –– The Missouri State Board of Nursing has directed its attention toward encouraging educators to develop new and innovative ways to get...

Missouri Begins to Award Medical Marijuana Facility Licenses

by Michael Boyink / mike@douglascountyherald.com All Douglas County-Based Cultivation Applicants Denied As Missourians cross out the remaining days on their 2019 calendar, the state continues the...

AB Plasma is at Less Than Optimum Levels –– Donors Encouraged to Give Now

DEC. 26 –– Community Blood Center of the Ozarks (CBCO),  is currently experiencing a shortage of type AB plasma.  Donations are needed immediately to...

Food Security Remains Critical Issue According to 2019 Missouri Hunger Atlas

From the University of Missouri Extension, southwest region OZARK, Mo. — About 865,000 Missourians are food insecure, according to a new report from the University...

A Little Girl in Missouri Receives the Best Gift – A New Liver and a...

December is the month when many focus on gifts. For one Missouri transplant family, December is the month to celebrate the ultimate gift --...

Study Shows Too Many American Adults Don’t Know the Symptoms of a Heart Attack,...

WASHINGTON, DC, Nov 29 -- New research shows that some 13.5 million adults in the U.S. could not identify a single symptom of a...
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