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Latest Health News
Parents and Pet Owners Warned of Heatstroke Dangers
Last year, 52 children throughout the United States, including four in Missouri, died as a result of heatstroke.
Press release | Department of Health | 05/23/2019
Preventing Mosquito Bites Key to Limiting Virus Transmission
Wet and warm weather conditions bring the opportunity for mosquito breeding grounds. Mosquitoes can carry viruses that could make a person sick.
Press release | Department of Health | 05/22/2019
Pool Chemistry for Healthy and Safe Swimming
Swimming advocates will use the week to educate the public on maximizing the health benefits of swimming by minimizing the risk of illness and injury.
Press release | Department of Health | 05/20/2019
Food Safety Tips
As Memorial Day approaches its time to start paying more attention to outdoor food safety.
Press release | Department of Health | 05/08/2019
Chairman's Desk: Keeping the Public Healthy: Who Will Pay?
Board Chairman Dr. Will Ross, MD, MPH authored this article for the Institute for Public Health 2018 Annual Conference.
Resources and Initiatives
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Myeloma is a cancer of the plasma cells in which cells grow too much forming a mass or tumor that is located in the bone marrow. Symptoms include bone pain, fever, easily bruising bones, frequent infections, bruising and bleeding easily, trouble breathing, weakness in arms and legs, and feeling tired.
African Americans are at twice the risk for myeloma than whites. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is dedicated to helping African Americans improve their quality of life by sharing free information and resources associated to myeloma. For additional information on this cancer visit https://www.lls.org/myeloma-link
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Emerging and Highly Infectious Disease Portal
The Emerging and Highly Infectious Disease (EEHID) Portal provides free, up-to date, and consistent access to hundreds of best practice resources and courses for emerging and highly infectious diseases.
You may access the portal at www.eehid.com/
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