Boy, 8, raises $1,150 for cancer patients through greeting cards
Quincy News

Boy, 8, raises $1,150 for cancer patients through greeting cards

In November 2017, 8-year-old Charlie Ray was at day care with a friend making a book for patients at Blessing Hospital when he decided that he wanted to further assist patients. He just didn't readily know how. So he started the "Charlie Card" project.

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Quincy dentist receives top honors in the field
Quincy News

Quincy dentist receives top honors in the field

Dr. Richard Wright has reached a distinction a small fraction of dentists in the country ever achieve. Last month, Wright received the Mastership Award from the Academy of General Dentistry.

Hannibal News

MU health care students sample practicing in Hannibal

The University of Missouri School of Medicine sent 18 students in the university's Rural Immersion program on a visit to Hannibal this past week to see what living and working in the community would be like.

Blessing Hospital reducing public entrances
Quincy News

Blessing Hospital reducing public entrances

Blessing Hospital is reducing the number of entrances open to the public on Tuesday, July 17, to improve building security. In cases of emergency, limiting points of unlocked building access allows Blessing security staff to operate more efficiently.

Health

School safety recommendations prioritize mental health

A New Hampshire task force's report on improving school safety includes a strong focus on mental health, though one advocacy group says the suggestions don't go far enough

Fresh grounds for coffee: Study shows it may boost longevity
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Fresh grounds for coffee: Study shows it may boost longevity

New research offers fresh grounds for drinking coffee, showing that it may boost chances for a longer life

Illinois News

Applicants sought for Pike County health grants

The Health and Wellness Foundation of Pike County is accepting applications for two health grants.

Eighteen step forward to be shorn at inaugural Buzz Off Cancer event
Quincy News

Eighteen step forward to be shorn at inaugural Buzz Off Cancer event

Quincy Medical Group employees Jen Roberts and Racheal Raleigh began talking about shaving their heads a year ago, after a marketing campaign they were working on gave them a close look at the struggles cancer patients must endure.

Health official who urged abstinence says views have changed
Health

Health official who urged abstinence says views have changed

Once known for mainly advocating abstinence, new CDC director says he now embraces condoms and other measures to stop disease

Bird flu hot spot: Scientists track virus in huge migration
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Bird flu hot spot: Scientists track virus in huge migration

Migrating birds turn some Delaware Bay beaches into a mixing bowl for flu viruses, a bonanza for science