Ribbon cutting to be held for Centerstone Autism Services

It’s the official launch of Centerstone Autism Services: Think! Learn! Explore! (CASTLE)

  Chickenpox parties ‘outdated,’ local doctor says

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin made national headlines this week when he told a Bowling Green radio station he intentionally exposed his kids to chickenpox.

20th AIDS walk to be held in Cabondale

The theme of the walk is to start a new “End the Stigma” social media campaign to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS in Southern Illinois.

Veterans health care town hall held in Mt. Vernon, IL

Veterans not enrolled in VA health care are also encouraged to attend.

Baby cough syrup recalled due to bacteria contamination

Those at risk for more severe forms of the illness include infants, young children and those with weakened immune systems.

IL governor, state police take steps to strengthen Forensic Services

There are six labs and nearly 500 forensic services personnel completing over 70,000 forensic assignments every year.

  New program for lung cancer screenings in southern Illinois

New options are available to southern Illinois to find out if they have lung cancer

Elementary school food employee diagnosed with Hep A

An investigation found the risk to school patrons "is very low," according to the school.

The truth behind claims wireless headphones cause cancer

Millions of Bluetooth headsets are sold each year, but a new report is sparking discussions on whether these headphones can cause cancer.

Injection used in combination chemotherapy recalled, possible copper salt presence

Some patients with advanced metastatic colorectal cancer may be affected.

‘You have to decide to open your mind to it even before you open your mouth to it.’ Charlotte doctor on re-training your taste buds.

If you're trying to eat healthier - but you just can't stand brussel sprouts or spinach, you can change that. It just takes training your taste buds.

  High blood pressure medicine recalled due to cancer risks

How do you know if your medication is impacted by the latest blood pressure medication recall?

More lots of blood pressure medications recalled due to impurity

43 lots in total have been recalled.

  Illinois Senate approves Tobacco 21, sends bill to governor

Lawmakers in Illinois are taking a step towards raising the age to legally buy tobacco products from 18 to 21.

Pilot program to provide veterans with free genetic testing

Free genetic testing could come soon for veterans nationwide.

  “Overwhelming” attendance at St. Louis medical marijuana conference

According to a Missouri medical marijuana expert, farmers are excited to produce a new crop in southeast Missouri.

  Poplar Bluff school calls off class due to flu

A wave of flu related illnesses is forcing school officials at Sacred Heart School of Poplar Bluff to call off class Tuesday, March 12 through Friday, March 15.

  Red Cross issues call for blood after shortages due to weather

Platelets, type O negative blood and type AB plasma are three of the most in-demand blood products by hospitals.

  Health officials stress vaccinations after case of Measles reported in MO

A case of measles discovered just outside the Heartland has Missouri health officials stressing the importance of vaccinations.

  Checking for mold after recent rain

Check for any damp areas and dry them as quickly as possible before the mold grows and spreads.

Missouri medical marijuana licenses in high demand

Missouri plans to license more than 300 medical marijuana-related businesses this year, and if that's not enough, the program director says more will be approved


Sheriff warns of possible police impersonator

  JCPenney, Southeast team up for Suit Up event

This Sunday, March 24 current SEMO students can get an extra 40 percent off new dress apparel, shoes and other accessories at the JC Penney in West Park Mall.