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.
January 2, 2020 2:34 PM
City officials in Humboldt, Kansas advise residents to conserve water after a chemical spill in the Neosho River.
January 2, 2020 2:22 PM
The US Food and Drug Administration announced on Thursday a plan to clear the market of most flavors for cartridge-based e-cigarettes in the United States.
January 2, 2020 11:51 AM
As a growing number of states legalize cannabis, health officials are increasingly sounding the alarm for technology that can quickly determine when drivers are stoned.
January 2, 2020 8:57 AM
Feeling fatigued at work? Maybe your office furniture needs an adjustment. KOAM's Michael Hayslip sits down with two of Ascension Via Christi's newest occupational therapists, Kailey Boyd and Addison Crumpacker. They offer tips to help you start the new year…
December 26, 2019 5:31 PM
A Joplin woman says when she visited her grandmother for Christmas, she found that she was living in unsanitary conditions because of a clogged toilet.
December 16, 2019 3:14 PM
Adult & Teen Challenge helps teens and adults battling drug addiction and self-destructive behavior.
December 12, 2019 10:27 PM
Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas releases more details about taking over operations at two Mercy Clinics.
December 11, 2019 8:21 PM
The Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations reports the unemployment rate is as low as 3.1%.