There is a 99 percent chance you have the shingle virus if you are over 50.
Perry County Memorial Hospital (PCMH) joined a growing number of Missouri businesses by becoming a Missouri Breastfeeding Friendly Worksite. Breastfeeding friendly employers proactively support employees who choose to breastfeed their infants. They provide time, space and other benefits to…
The Community Foundation of the Ozarks and Missouri Foundation for Health have awarded a $10,000 grant to the Perry County Community Foundation through the Rural Ozarks Health Initiative to address health issues in communities or regions served by the CFO’s rural affiliate foundations.
Highlighting National Volunteer Week, Perry County Memorial Hospital recently recognized the contributions of the Perry County Memorial Hospital Auxiliary over the last year.
Sepsis is a medical emergency that requires urgent attention and rapid treatment for survival. More specifically, sepsis is a serious complication of a blood infection and is the body’s overwhelming response to the infection.
Candace Fair of Perryville peruses the items up for silent auction at the Healthy Living event at the Senior Center in Perryville on Saturday. The event featured many booths and stations that raised money for the Healthy Living support group that helped people make healthy eating and exercis…
COLUMBIA — Anywhere from 10 to 25 percent of clinically recognized pregnancies end in loss, according to the American Pregnancy Association, making miscarriage a socially significant health issue.
ST. LOUIS — The Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Transplant Center recently reached a significant milestone when surgeons performed the 5,000th adult kidney transplant. The kidney transplant program is one of the largest in the nation and is renowned for its excellent patient outcomes.
Amber Bishop has been promoted from Cardiopulmonary Rehab Nurse Manager to Director of Nurses effective October 1, 2017. Bishop joined Perry County Memorial Hospital in 2004 as a Registered Nurse after earning an Associates Degree in Nursing from Mineral Area College, Park Hills, MO. In 20…
In an effort to add safety and security to area schools, athletes and sporting events, Dr. Joseph B. Byrne with Perry County Orthopedics & Sports Medicine recently presented automated electronic defibrillators, or AEDs, to four area schools.
6 deaths and nearly 400 hospitalizations linked to vaping have the CDC activating their emergency operations team to battle what they're calling a nationwide health threat.
Prince Harry showed support for Gareth Thomas after the Welsh rugby star was forced to disclose his HIV-positive status.
Commonly known as ALS, the condition is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord, and it is always fatal. The affected motor neurons deteriorate and the brain and spinal cord lose their ability to send signals to muscles, which begin to atrophy. As muscles lose nourishment, those affected lose their ability to speak, move, eat and breathe. The average life expectancy of those afflicted with ALS is two to five years, and there is no cure.
Project Fit America is a charity that works alongside educators to create opportunities for kids to stay active and healthy. It offers fitness grants and programs to help fund resources such as equipment, teacher training and curriculum. The goal is not only to get students involved physically, but also nurture an environment in which children enjoy living a healthy lifestyle. For the past five years at Homer-Center Elementary, in Homer City, Pennsylvania, that opportunity to stay active has been the Lub Dub Run Club.
- Brown resigns as Public Works director
- Annual rally shifts gears
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- SV boys, PHS girls earn second place at SV meet
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- City presents to MCB judges
- Pirates win shutout over St. James
- Late rally falls short as St. Vincent falls to Scott City
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