A stroke is a brain attack that cuts off vital blood and oxygen to the brain. Emergency treatment can help stop brain damage and disability – if you know the warning signs and act FAST. More »
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Your head hurts, your nose starts running and your throat is scratchy. Common symptoms of the flu? Or is it a cold? What about a sinus infection? The symptoms of the three can be very similar, and differentiating between them is a mystery to many of us. More »
The age, number and type of primary care providers in rural Missouri will present future challenges to rural residents’ access to health services and have negative consequences for rural health improvement efforts. More »
Being proactive in preventing stroke can be as simple as making a few changes to your lifestyle. Follow these guidelines to reduce your risk for stroke. More »
H1N1 Influenza is so last year, right? As it turns out, it’s not. Just because we’re not hearing about it, doesn’t mean it’s gone. More »