More big employers provide workplace health clinics
A growing trend eliminates the need for some employees to make healthcare appointments and take time off. It's really workers taking care of workers. Big employers are bringing health care in-house to combat rising costs.
Susan Collins wasn't feeling well recently. Instead of seeing her primary doctor, she went to her co-worker clinic. It's in the basement of Mercy Hospital, exclusively for the company's 11,000 employees.
Slips and falls on ice sending many to hospitals
Hospitals and urgent care clinics are seeing many patients who have fallen on icy surfaces. With all the slick stuff still stuck on sidewalks, driveways and parking lots, it's important to walk with caution, or your feet could easily slide out from under you.
The snow and ice have left treacherous territory almost everywhere, even as close as your front steps. "We've actually had a lot ...
Consumer Reports: The best smartphones
Smart phones have a long list of features, like wireless sharing and advanced cameras. Consumer Reports tested more than 100 phones and can help you focus on the features that you really need.
Buying a new phone? There's no end to the smart things these devices can do!
Apple iPhone 5s Apple's iPhone 5s can scan your fingertip to unlock the screen. Samsung Galaxy S 4 This ...
Injuries from highchair falls rise by 20 percent
Parents depend on highchairs as safe places for their babies to sit and eat. Growing numbers of children are getting hurt, however, sometimes severely, while in their highchairs.
Three-year-old Harper has outgrown a highchair. About a year ago, however, she was strapped into her highchair seat ready to eat lunch, when her mother, Kelli, turned her back for a second and heard a deafening thud. Kelli ...
Winter Storm limits the availability of gas in West Plains
The winter blast is creating major challenges for drivers. The snow storm cut off the gasoline supply to some businesses in West Plains.
"The Flash market was down to about 300 gallons of regular unleaded and out of diesel fuel. Conoco has been out of diesel since last week too... it's been quite a mess," said West Plains Resident Kathy Cochran.
A fuel truck parked outside of ...
Thieves, vandals target monastery in Lawrence County
Lawrence County sheriff's deputies are investigating a possible hate crime. They said someone has been targeting a monastery deep in the woods north of Marionville.
This monastery is a place of peace and solitude that is designed for Roman Catholic brothers and sisters to worship God.
"The idea is to be in an atmosphere in the woods like this so we can really center in on the ...