Illinois' Medicaid program will soon provide preventative dental care for almost half a million low-income residents.
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Smartphone app "Calm"secured the rights to Bob Ross and "The Joy of Painting" and has added it to a selection of bedtime stories.
Girls are five times more likely to suffer anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL, injuries, according to Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute.
A right to health or a right to smoke. That's what city council members in Murray decided on Thursday evening. The council heard comments from the public and passed an ordinance banning smoking in public areas city-wide. Some believe it's for the better but some aren't convinced.
The Murray City Council voted 8-2 Thursday night to pass an ordinance that bans smoking in all public places – including businesses.
Dr. Raghuveer Kura is the only kidney specialist that the town of Poplar Bluff, Missouri, has had at its hospital for the past nine years.
Suicide is real problem for families here and across the country. Here's what you need to know to save a life.
The American Medical Association has adopted sweeping policies aimed at reducing gun violence, a problem it considers a public health crisis.
Ever wonder how much bacteria is growing on your kitchen towel? A new study suggests that it may be a lot.
With the topic of suicide continuing to make national headlines, a Benton, Kentucky, woman who lost her son is raising awareness to help prevent future tragedies.
A salmonella outbreak affecting five states including Illinois and Missouri is linked to pre-cut melons, according to Illinois health officials.
With more than 6 million children ages 4 to 17 diagnosed with ADHD in the United States, more and more are going into adulthood and wondering whether to continue taking their medication to combat symptoms and, if so, how often.
Every 40 seconds someone in the United States has a heart attack. For women, the symptoms are a little different and can be hard to recognize as a heart attack.
An additional five patients have died in association with intragastric balloons for the treatment of obesity, bringing the total number of deaths to 12 worldwide since 2016, the FDA says.
The opioid overdose antidote naloxone has been recalled by its maker, Hospira, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Monday.
The U.S. government is warning insurance companies to be on the lookout for suspicious prescriptions of a drug being used in nursing homes across the country.
An additional 25 people have become ill from eating lettuce contaminated with E. coli, the CDC says.
Mold has been growing in a local government office building for months, and now it faces a state citation.
Jimmy Rockwell shares his story about throat cancer in hopes it will encourage other using tobacco.
The maker of a brand of birth-control pills has issued a nationwide recall because a packaging issue could cause unintended pregnancies.
Kentucky's Republican governor is partnering with a former Democratic congressman to help implement the nation's first work requirements for Medicaid.
The American Cancer Society's newly updated guidelines for colon and rectal cancer screening recommend that adults at average risk get screened starting at age 45 instead of 50, as previously advised.
Easing back into exercise for many in midlife means listening to you body and finding a fitness professional who understands your challenges.