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As a pediatrician, I read the editorial “Take action for mothers” in The Joplin Globe (July 15) with more than a passing interest.
INDIANAPOLIS – Federal health officials report a disproportionate number of coronavirus deaths occur in the nation’s nursing homes, but the agency tracking their morbidity rates maintains a database riddled with incomplete information and errors.
As national crises abate, we often are left with more government. It happened following the Great Depression and after the more recent Great R…
When I was 12 years old in 1966, my father died of a heart attack caused by cigarette smoking.
Missouri resident deaths reached a record high for the sixth consecutive year, according to a report last month from the Bureau of Vital Stati…
A West Virginia doctor who prescribed up to 22,000 oxycodone pills in a single day has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. The judge in the case called him "the worst kind of drug dealer."
Deaths from drug overdoses rose sharply in the first nine months of 2016, the government reported Tuesday, releasing data that confirm the widely held belief that the opioid epidemic worsened last year despite stepped-up efforts by public health authorities.