vaccines http://kbia.org en Biomedical researcher Robert Gallo sparks excitement for some MU faculty http://kbia.org/post/biomedical-researcher-robert-gallo-sparks-excitement-some-mu-faculty <p>Dr. Robert Gallo is the biomedical researcher who unearthed HIV as the cause of AIDS and was the first to identify a human retrovirus known to cause human cancer. Gallo’s discoveries don’t just stop there; his current research includes finding a prevention for the disease despite the challenges.</p><p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:31:08 +0000 Sara Pang 51489 at http://kbia.org Biomedical researcher Robert Gallo sparks excitement for some MU faculty Case of whooping cough at Hickman High School http://kbia.org/post/case-whooping-cough-hickman-high-school <p>The 15<sup>th</sup> case of whooping cough has been reported in Boone County. Columbia Public Schools are working to prevent further cases of whooping cough after a confirmed case in the school district.</p><p> Mon, 03 Dec 2012 22:48:11 +0000 India Everett 25377 at http://kbia.org Case of whooping cough at Hickman High School Meningitis vaccination urged for children http://kbia.org/post/meningitis-vaccination-urged-children <p>The Missouri Association of School Nurses is urging parents to get their children vaccinated against meningitis.</p><p>The association is among several health groups across the country urging meningococcal vaccination. A new report says only about half of Missouri&#39;s teens are vaccinated against the disease.</p><p>Meningitis is rare, but often deadly. It can be spread through common school activities such as sharing water bottles and drinking glasses. Ten percent of those who contract it die, sometimes within a day.</p> Mon, 13 Aug 2012 13:12:30 +0000 Associated Press 19292 at http://kbia.org Meningitis vaccination urged for children Remaking school lunches http://kbia.org/post/remaking-school-lunches <p style="line-height: 1.5; font-size: 87.5%">This week on the show: your child&#39;s school lunches aren&#39;t likely to get much healthier anytime soon. Plus: why you should still get the flu vaccine.</p><div style="padding-bottom: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; margin: 0px; padding-left: 0px; outline-width: 0px; padding-right: 0px; word-wrap: break-word; border-top-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; height: 100%; border-left-width: 0px; padding-top: 0px"><p style="line-height: 1.5; font-size: 87.5%"> Thu, 08 Dec 2011 23:40:12 +0000 Kyle Deas 5013 at http://kbia.org Remaking school lunches