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MO House Votes Down 2 Medicaid Expansion Plans
Missouri House Republicans have given a resounding `no' to Democratic plans to expand Medicaid.Two separate House committ...
Local Doctors Fighting Early Flu Season
Doctors and hospitals around the Four States are being kept busy with what looks like an early start to the flu season. Dr. E...
Medical Student Training Re-Opens In Joplin
A program to train University of Missouri medical students as rural health care providers will be unveiled in Joplin Tuesday....
Five cancer survivors have just completed a 12 week program to restore their fitness. The Livestrong program was held at the ...
Local Blood Supplies At Less Than Two Days' Worth
Blood supplies for the Community Blood Center of the Ozarks are dropping, and that means it's time for some blood drives....
Joplin Rotary Club Raises $10,000 for Community Clinic
$10,000 for the Community Clinic. The money was raised at the Joplin Rotary Club's 12th annual Charity Golf Tournamen...
Joplin School Considering Student Health Center
The Joplin School District is looking into creating a health center for students. The clinic would be either a mobile clinic ...
IRS Takes $20K from Joplin Doctor
It seems the May 2011 tornado is being used as an excuse for the IRS to take $20,000 from a Joplin doctor's bank acco...
Three Hurt After Weir Fire
Three people were taken to the hospital after a fire destroyed a home in Weir late Saturday night. The victims, ages 8, 16, a...
MO Legislature Won't Expand Medicaid
Missouri's Republican-led Legislature has repeatedly defeated a plan to expand Medicaid under President Barack Obama'...
Creating More OK Jobs
A coalition of Oklahoma chambers of commerce this week released an eleven point plan to create more jobs in the state. One pa...
Carthage Artist Gives To Arts & Cancer
A table carved by a Carthage artist is benefitting two breast cancer groups and the Spiva Center for the Arts. Larry Glaze sp...
MO Death Drug
The anesthetic that caused the overdose death of pop star Michael Jackson is now the drug for executions in Missouri. That...
Blood Donors Needed
There's less than a two day supply of A negative, O negative and O positive blood at the Community Blood Center of the Oz...
Joplin Business Honored For Hiring Vets
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon was in Joplin Monday to thank a local business for hiring veterans. Able Manufacturing received t...
Nixon Visits Carthage
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon was in Carthage Wednesday to continue his push to expand Medicaid. Nixon wants to make another 30...
MO Legislators Pass Budget
Missouri lawmakers have passed a nearly $25 billion budget that could force Gov. Jay Nixon to choose between aiding child...
Fallin Still Says No To Expanding Medicaid
Governor Mary Fallin says she has no plans to revisit her decision to reject an expansion of Medicaid in Oklahoma, saying ins...
New Mercy COO
Mercy Hospital Joplin has a new chief operating officer. Rodney Haynes joins Mercy from a hospital in Russellville, Arkansas....
Local Doctor: Late Shift Can Lead to Health Problems
Working the night shift can make it tough for you to sleep. Rick LaTurner, the coordinator of Mercy Hospital Joplin's sle...
Skate To Show You CARE Sunday In CJ
People will be putting on roller skates in Carl Junction Saturday night, raising money for breast cancer. Marcus Donhamtells ...
Mercy MedFlight 20th Anniversary
Mercy Hospital Joplin's MedFlight celebrated its 20th birthday today. MedFlight helicopters transport patients from rural...
Mercy Brings "Epic Colon" to Joplin's Northpark Mall
No, your eyes weren't playing tricks on you. A giant colon was set up outside of the Macy's at Joplin's Northpark...
MSSU Veterans Memorial Re-Dedicated
The Veterans Memorial at Missouri Southern State University was re-dedicated today. A new plaque honoring military servie mem...
McCaskill: Obamacare About Fairness
Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill continues to stick up for President Obama's health care law. During an appearance in Jo...
Mercy-UM Med School Partnership
Mercy Hospital Joplin and the University of Missouri Medical School are re-starting a partnership that lets third year medica...
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