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CDC today released updated guidance for health care providers to help diagnose and treat patients with e-cigarette or vaping lung injury (EVALI). This updated guidance, published in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports (MMWR), comes as…

CDC Newsroom

The holidays are a great opportunity to enjoy time with family and friends, to celebrate life, to be grateful, and to reflect on what’s important. They are also a time to appreciate – and safeguard – the gift of health. “The holiday…

News Releases | Health & Senior Services

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News Releases | Health & Senior Services

Google Translate Disclaimer PLEASE READ THIS DISCLAIMER CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE SERVICE Some State of Missouri websites can be translated into many different languages using Google™ Translate, a third party…

Smoking and You

By Sarah Eilers Today is the 40th annual Great American Smokeout. The first was held in California in 1976, and the American Cancer Society took it nationwide the next year. Smokers are encouraged to quit for just one day, which can…

An Early Look at the Turkey

By Michael North ~ Turkeys were one of many animals and plants the Europeans encountered in the New World beginning in 1492. There were wild turkeys throughout much of North America, and Native peoples in what are now Mexico and the…

DailyMed – REPAGLINIDE tablet

12.1 Mechanism of Action Repaglinide lowers blood glucose levels by stimulating the release of insulin from the pancreas. This action is dependent upon functioning beta (ß) cells in the pancreatic islets. Insulin release is…