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Updated Jul 9, 2014 at 11:52 AM

A great deal of media attention has been given to the deleterious physical and emotional consequences of children watching too much television. However, a recent article reminded us that adults who watch too much TV are also at a greater risk of having health problems.

Updated Jul 9, 2014 at 11:37 AM

Q: Why do people become hard of hearing as they grow older?

Updated Jul 5, 2014 at 10:26 PM

Create a healthy home environment with this expert advice on improving indoor air.

Posted Jul 4, 2014 at 1:01 AM

Weekly Health Watch rail, with items on children and fitness, number to know, vaccine study and senior health.Tip of the Week

Updated Jul 2, 2014 at 11:18 AM

It is vital to look at the big picture in order to make the best overall decisions. But that does not mean there is not a smaller picture, and that is what I will focus on today. I will leave the bigger picture to the politicians and others whose...

Updated Jul 1, 2014 at 6:48 PM

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has signed legislation, SB 639, that he says will improve breast cancer detection.

Updated Jul 1, 2014 at 4:51 PM

I routinely greet adult patients with a handshake. If it’s a child, then a “high-five” usually suffices. In fact, there have been articles chiding physicians for not properly introducing themselves or greeting their patients. Now, it appears that...

Posted Jun 30, 2014 at 1:01 AM

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Posted Jun 27, 2014 at 1:01 AM

Weekly Health Watch rail, with items on personal fitness trackers, number to know growth hormone treatment in children and a connection between heart health and mental well-being.Tip of the Week

Updated Jun 26, 2014 at 6:55 PM

Health officials say the death of a south-central Missouri man was probably caused by West Nile virus.

Updated Jun 25, 2014 at 1:29 PM

Autopsies have always been a part of medicine. A great deal of knowledge has been gained as the result of autopsies.

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