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Hearing set on Columbia's Planned Parenthood abortion license

A hearing is set on Wednesday, right before a temporary restraining order expires in Jefferson City for Columbia's Planned Parenthood.

Leaders discuss walkway plan in Jefferson City

Jefferson City leaders Tuesday are moving forward on building "livable streets."


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8 HIV myths debunked by the experts

HIV/AIDS is one of the highest profile diseases of our times, but many of us are still ignorant about key aspects of the illness, how it works and how to live with it.

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E. coli recall expands to more states, stores

A recall stemming from an E. coli scare now spans more than a dozen states and includes products sold at major grocery chains, including Walmart, Safeway and Albertsons.

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Health effects of aspirin: Where do we stand?

An aspirin a day, keeps the doctor away. Or does it?

2-year-old awaits lifesaving liver transplant

For almost two years, his entire life, Xander Barr has been a fighter.

Federal judge steps in on Columbia Planned Parenthood

A federal judge has temporarily blocked Missouri's health department from revoking the abortion license held by the Planned Parenthood clinic in Columbia.

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Can a necklace help more kids get vaccinated?

It looks like a normal necklace. Just a small, clear plastic droplet dangling from a thick black thread.

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UNICEF: Teen AIDS deaths tripled since 2000

The number of adolescent deaths from AIDS has tripled in the past 15 years despite efforts to curb infections, with the majority of cases reported in sub-Sahara Africa, the United Nations Children's Fund announced Friday.

The UNICEF study found that ...


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E. coli linked to Costco chicken salad

Health investigators confirm a handful of cases of E. coli have been linked back to chicken salad sold at Costco.

Nineteen people have been infected in seven states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The majority of the case...

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