Bridging The Great Health Divide

‘Child Find’ events scheduled in Southern 7 region

Southern Seven Head Start and Pre-K programs have scheduled six “Child Find” screening events in April through May.

‘Diabetes Belt’ runs through much of Appalachia and the Mississippi Delta

Some rural areas hit hard with cancer deaths

Appalachian, Mississippi Delta regions ‘medically underserved’ for decades

  Ribbon-cutting ceremony held for new behavioral hospital

SEMO Food Bank receives donation to help fight senior hunger

CDC: Blood lead levels testing in young children decreased during COVID-19

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Biden opens ‘Obamacare’ window for uninsured as COVID rages

$10K donated to Paducah hospital’s cold cap therapy program

Alzheimer’s Association promotes healthy living through online courses

Gray Television to use Google funding toward health coverage in Mississippi Delta, Appalachia

  Footsteps Medical Mission provides medical care to southeast Missouri

Stress and Trauma Treatment Center in Eldorado, Ill. receives 3-year, $2.1M grant

Missouri’s Bootheel has highest infant mortality rate in state

According to "Bootheel Babies and Families," babies born in under developed countries have a better chance of surviving their first year than babies born in Missouri's bootheel.