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    Skin Cancer Warning

    Skin Cancer Warning

    As the weather gets warmer we tend to think more about our skin, because more of it's out in the open. But for one Heartland woman, keeping a close eye on her skin may have saved her life.
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  • Sikeston, MO

    Methmakers

    Methmakers

    There's a new twist on the war on meth. Anhydrous ammonia is one of the key ingredients in making meth.
  • Cape Girardeau, MO

    Bone Scan for Women

    Bone Scan for Women

    You feel your bones when they ache, but you don't feel them thinning. Overtime that thinning can lead to bone loss, or osteoporosis. But a simple test can spot the problem.
  • Cape Girardeau, MO

    Skin Cancer Warning

    Skin Cancer Warning

    As the weather gets warmer we tend to think more about our skin, because more of it's out in the open. But for one Heartland woman, keeping a close eye on her skin may have saved her life.
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  • Hepatitis A vaccines different if exposed to virus

    Hepatitis A vaccines different if exposed to virus

    Thursday, August 16 2018 7:48 PM EDT2018-08-16 23:48:50 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:56 PM EDT2018-08-17 00:56:49 GMT
    Hepatitis A clinics are giving shots to those who might have been exposed to the virus (Source: KAIT)Hepatitis A clinics are giving shots to those who might have been exposed to the virus (Source: KAIT)

    Hep-A shots given at vaccination clinics are different than typical Hep-A prevention shots. 

    Hep-A shots given at vaccination clinics are different than typical Hep-A prevention shots. 

  • US approves new generic competitor to EpiPen

    US approves new generic competitor to EpiPen

    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:47 PM EDT2018-08-16 19:47:00 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:09 PM EDT2018-08-17 00:09:49 GMT
    The new generic version will be sold by Teva Pharmaceuticals. (Source: AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)The new generic version will be sold by Teva Pharmaceuticals. (Source: AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

    US officials approves new generic competitor for emergency allergy medication EpiPen.

    US officials approves new generic competitor for emergency allergy medication EpiPen.

  • Study: Smokers better off quitting, even with weight gain

    Study: Smokers better off quitting, even with weight gain

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:08 PM EDT2018-08-15 21:08:28 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 5:51 PM EDT2018-08-16 21:51:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE - In this June 22, 2012 file photo, a smoker extinguishes a cigarette in an ash tray in Sacramento, Calif. If you quit smoking and gain weight, it may seem like you’re trading one set of health problems for anoth...(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File). FILE - In this June 22, 2012 file photo, a smoker extinguishes a cigarette in an ash tray in Sacramento, Calif. If you quit smoking and gain weight, it may seem like you’re trading one set of health problems for anoth...
    US study finds you're better off in the long run if you quit smoking, even if you gain weight.
    US study finds you're better off in the long run if you quit smoking, even if you gain weight.
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