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For many high school students, a summer job means extra cash for fun or saving for college or a big purchase. For five students from the area, their summer job experience served as a rite of passage … more
The influenza (H1N1) pandemic of 1918 and 1919 was the most deadly flu outbreak in history, killing up to 50 million people worldwide. In the United States, where it ultimately killed around 675,000 … more
For Dr. Misty Todd, who grew up on a farm about 10 miles outside of LaGrange, Missouri, population 900, getting to practice medicine as a new physician in Cole Camp, population 1,200, is a dream … more
September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, however, for one Green Ridge man, prostate cancer has been on his mind nearly every day for the last few years.Steve Manion, 69, is a Navy veteran who … more
The Bothwell Foundation will host its sixth biennial benefit Nov. 7 with the theme, “Masquerade A Night in Disguise.” While there will be familiar activities and a singular fundraising goal, this … more
For Nurse Practitioner Dee Dee Gilmore, returning to the Bothwell Cancer Center is like coming home.Gilmore has been a registered nurse since 2000. After graduating nursing school, she worked at … more
For a woman planning to have a baby, there are many health factors to take into consideration. One that may be overlooked is the mother’s iodine level. Iodine is a trace mineral in our bodies that … more
For many people, receiving a bill after a doctor’s visit or a hospital stay can be shocking and confusing. The role of Bothwell Regional Health Center’s Patient Financial Services is to help … more
Getting enough sleep is crucial for people of all ages. However, few people consistently get the sleep they need. In fact, according to the American Sleep Association, 50 to 70 million people in the … more
Student-athletes around the area are gearing up for fall sports, and with every season comes new friendships, memories and unfortunately for some, injuries. For the third year, Bothwell Orthopedics … more
James Navarro, 52, is grateful to be alive after spending about 65 days and counting battling COVID-19 at Bothwell Regional Health Center.Navarro, who has lived in Sedalia for 16 years, was … more
For Sarah Plante, patient well-being is the most important part of being a nurse. A registered nurse, Plante works in Bothwell Regional Health Center’s 2 Southwest medical department. On Feb. 28 … more
An anesthesiologist at Bothwell Regional Health Center recently used his vacation time to care for critically ill patients suffering from COVID-19 near New York City.Dr. Scott Roethle spent 23 … more
The addition of three new women’s health practitioners means that women in the area now have more choices. Dr. Loraine (Lori) Nolla, Tracey Arwood, certified nurse midwife, and Leah Crouse, nurse … more
For almost 75 years, friendly faces have greeted patients and visitors at Bothwell Regional Health Center’s main entrance. According to the book “Bothwell Regional Health Center: A Lifetime of … more
It wasn’t until her fifth child was born five years ago that Andrea Skelly learned babies made more than crying sounds.Skelly, 43, has had moderately severe hearing loss since her 20s. She said she … more
Growing up in the Midwest, you could say Dr. Ashley Tardieu is no stranger when it comes to a rural community.“I am from north central Wisconsin and grew up working on dairy farms and being … more
In about one hour, Tracie Southerlin learned her heart score was zero and that her husband’s score was 3,540. In this case, bigger does not mean better.A heart score or cardiac calcium screening is … more
Dr. Douglas Kiburz fits the description of a modern-day country doctor. As an orthopedic surgeon at Bothwell Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, he cares for patients with a continual eye on finding … more
Marsha Boeschen was 13 when her life changed forever after she found her father dead from a sudden heart attack. Little did she know then just how much heart disease would become a part of her … more
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