Seniors

Mo. issuing nearly 200 licenses for medical marijuana dispensaries

All approval notification are expected to go out on Thursday, Jan. 23.

  Marijuana shortages in southern Illinois result in protection for medicinal patients

Thrive Dispensary adjust their hours of operation.

  Coronavirus shouldn’t affect travelers out of Cape Girardeau Regional Airport

Flyers out of Cape Girardeau don’t need to worry.

Flu claims four more lives in one week in Arkansas

The Arkansas Department of Health is reporting the 27th Arkansan has died from the flu this season.

Well Child health exam leads to life-saving heart surgery for 8-year-old boy

A little boy with a big heart has an eye on the future thanks to one organization providing in-school exams.

  Pink Up Jan. 2020

Ky. Dept. for Public Health reports first vaping-related death

Dr. Angela Dearinger, DPH commissioner, said the death was a man in his late 20s.

2 reports of Hep. A in southern Illinois

Of the cases nationwide, they have resulted in more than 300 deaths across 30 states.

  New FDA nutrition labels hit the stores

New FDA nutrition labels

What you need to know about the new nutrition label from the FDA

The FDA has updated the Nutrition Facts label to help make understanding it easier.

Company issues voluntary recall of Levetiracetam Oral Solution 100mg/mL

Levetiracetam is used to treat several types of seizures.

Bill to raise tobacco purchase age to 21 now goes to Pres. Trump for signature

The products include e-cigarettes and vaping devices.

Mo. Dept. of Health and Senior Services issues 10 certifications for medical marijuana testing facilities.

It was decided earlier in 2019 that 10 facilities would be licensed throughout Missouri.

4 flu-related deaths reported in Kentucky, including 1 NKY child

There are also 1,622 total confirmed cases of the flu in Kentucky since Aug. 4., commonwealth health officials say.

  Pink up: Jim Moore part 2

  How to know the difference between just having a cold and the flu

Do you know the difference between just having a cold versus the flu? The time to find out should come before you get sick.

  Cold vs. Flu

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