Business

Dot Foods to open employee health center in Mount Sterling

Dot Foods announced the location of its new Family Health Center Monday. The Health Center, which will be available to employees, will be built in the 100-block of W. Main St. in uptown Mount Sterling.

Health

Proper foot care important in warm weather months

Proper foot care and safety are important in the warm-weather months. Wanting to go barefoot at this time of the year can lead to problems, according to Dr. Edward Cline, a podiatrist with the Hannibal Regional Medical Group. Cline said he sees a surprisi

Missouri News

Nursing home administrators eager to receive boost in Medicaid funding

Nursing home administrators are eagerly awaiting Gov. Mike Parson's approval of the Missouri budget, which proposes boosting Medicaid funding for those who require highly specialized 24-hour nursing home services.

Memorial Hospital announces affiliation with UnityPoint Health
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Memorial Hospital announces affiliation with UnityPoint Health

Memorial Hospital announced a new formal affiliation with Des Moines, Iowa-based UnityPoint Health on Thursday morning. The affiliation will formally begin July 1.

New law could aid veterans' health care
Health

New law could aid veterans' health care

A law signed by President Donald Trump could pave the way for veterans to have more freedom to see doctors outside the Department of Veterans Affairs health care system.

State regulators approve east Quincy Blessing medical office building
Health

State regulators approve east Quincy Blessing medical office building

The Blessing Health System has received approval from state regulators to construct a nearly $40 million two-story medical office building on Quincy's east side.

Missouri News

Monroe County's Relay for Life slated for Saturday

The annual Relay for Life of Monroe County will take place from 4 to 11 p.m. around the courthouse square in downtown Paris.

Patience might be key in health care battle
Health

Patience might be key in health care battle

Efforts to weaken the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act have not yet led to the drop in the number of insured Americans that many observers feared.

Health

HEALTH NOTEBOOK: Sign-ups open for 'Explore Nursing' camps

Registration is now being accepted for the popular "Explore Nursing" camps hosted by Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

New guidelines recommend colon cancer screenings to start at 45, not 50
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New guidelines recommend colon cancer screenings to start at 45, not 50

New guidelines released Wednesday recommend American adults start getting colon cancer screenings earlier -- at age 45 instead of 50.