Tag: Health

Prevent illness from Missouri summer parasites

| June 7, 2018

Reported illness in Missouri increased threefold between 2004 and 2016, along with nine new diseases having been identified over the same period.

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Macon Community Health Fair Friday

| May 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Community Health Fair Friday 7:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. in the Center for Specialty Care south parking lot free screenings:  blood pressure, blood sugar, pulse ox, cholesterol Please follow and like us:

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NEWSMAKER — Tick prevention is key in guarding against tick-borne disease

| May 10, 2018

Six types of tick-borne illness have been found in Missouri, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services said. Knowing how to prevent bites and what to do if you’ve been bitten can make a big difference.

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NEWSMAKER — Planning for future healthcare costs can create financial cushion

| May 1, 2018

As healthcare costs continue to rise and the future of healthcare access in the U.S. in question, people are being encouraged to start saving for the unknowns of future healthcare costs earlier and earlier.

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NEWSMAKER — New American Lung Association report finds air quality improvement in much of Missouri

| April 27, 2018

Missouri had a mix of good and bad news in the report released recently by the American Lung Association.

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Home health worker charged in federal fraud case

| February 21, 2018

A St. Joseph woman was charged in a federal indictment Wednesday for home health care fraud.

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Health mandate rescinded with passage of tax bill

| December 21, 2017

Part of the tax plan that passed both houses of Congress this week was the repeal of the ACA mandate.

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Missouri lawmakers review state health care in view of federal changes

| November 16, 2017

The Interim Committee on Stabilizing Missouri’s Health Insurance Markets was recently created for the purpose of gaining a better understanding of what changes at the federal level would mean to markets in the state.

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NEWSMAKER — Affordable Care Act open enrollment season kicks off Wednesday

| November 1, 2017

Open enrollment runs from Wednesday, November 1 through Friday, December 15.

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