January 22, 2020 6:30 AM
A Pharmaceutical company has temporarily discontinued two types of Excedrin items as a precautionary measure. The company does not believe that the product poses a safety risk to consumers but has voluntarily implemented the measure as a precaution, it said.
January 21, 2020 4:55 PM
The U.S. on Tuesday reported its first case of a new and potentially deadly virus circulating in China, saying a Washington state resident who returned last week from the outbreak's epicenter was hospitalized near Seattle.
January 21, 2020 12:30 PM
Alarmed by a deadly new twist in the nation's drug addiction crisis, the government will allow states to use federal money earmarked for the opioid epidemic to help growing numbers of people struggling with meth and cocaine.
January 17, 2020 4:29 PM
New numbers from the CDC show that while flu activity is decreasing overall, it remains high around the country. Many patients are also choosing to see their doctor online for suspected flu.
January 16, 2020 3:09 PM
Pronto Pharmacy locations in Joplin and Webb City close suddenly after being sold to Walgreens.
January 16, 2020 12:11 PM
Researchers at the University of Kansas are conducting a clinical trial for a form of male birth control.
January 16, 2020 9:02 AM
A simple way to make a heartfelt gift for her mother led Heather Wright to realize her love for crocheting and giving. Crocheting became a way of making the people in her life happy.…
January 16, 2020 8:38 AM
How healthy is your workplace? In this Medday Thursday segment KOAM's Michael Hayslip sits down with Freeman Business Development Account Manager Rikki Smith to find out more about a program that's teaching employers how to address health conditions at work.
January 15, 2020 10:08 PM
A Kansas hospital company abruptly closed a central Missouri hospital Wednesday, citing regulatory problems.
January 8, 2020 9:29 AM
Yoga Instructor Becky Kuehl stops by the studio to show Jesse a few simple yoga techniques you can do to start your day. For more info you can call Becky at…
January 7, 2020 5:20 PM
A new study sheds light on one potential health benefit of exercise: a lower risk of certain cancers.
January 5, 2020 10:00 AM
When astronauts encounter a medical risk on the International Space Station 250 miles up from the Earth's surface, it's not exactly easy for a doctor to make a house call. So when NASA researchers suspected a blood clot in one of their astronauts during a long-duration stay on the space station last year, they had to act quickly to treat the unexpected risk.
January 4, 2020 10:00 AM
This flu season is shaping up to be one of the worst in decades, according to the United States' top infectious disease doctor.
January 3, 2020 12:53 PM
"The health and the things I can do now that there's no way I could've done when I started this journey."
January 2, 2020 9:40 PM
HUMBOLDT, Kan. - A fire at the Mid-West Fertilizer facility in Iola was extinguished, however, there's now concern about possible contamination of the Neosho River, affecting the water supply downstream.…
January 2, 2020 5:04 PM
More than 200 members of Congress are urging the Supreme Court to reconsider -- if not overrule -- the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision, which legalized abortion nationwide.