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As Pettis County approaches the winter season, residents are beginning to see cases of RSV spike across the area.  Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a contagious yet common virus that … more
Charlotte Edwards owns The Country Ruffle, a unique gift shop at 200 W. Third St. in Sedalia. She has been operating the boutique for almost 35 years, and her customers make the hard work … more
The American Red Cross is preparing for a drop in blood donations during the holidays by offering several blood drive donation sites across Missouri in the next few weeks. In addition, those who give … more
  Cancer was the furthest thing from Donna Barnes’ mind when she made an appointment with her doctor for a well-woman visit in 2021. Barnes, 67, of Sedalia, who has no breast cancer … more
On Aug. 1, Jonathan Beary, DO, became Bothwell Regional Health Center’s first full-time neurologist who can diagnose, treat and manage disorders of the brain and nervous system.  Beary … more
Last summer, Bothwell Regional Health Center became the first health system in Missouri to have an EyeBOX, an FDA-cleared device that aids specifically in the diagnosis of concussion by measuring … more
A recent report by the federal Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) revealed a trend among some Medicare Advantage plans of inappropriately denying or delaying … more
Dr. Stuart Braverman was 12 years old when he donned a gown and gloves and scrubbed into a surgery to watch his dad, Dr. Elliot Braverman, fix a broken ankle in the operating room. Nearly 40 years … more
In July, Bothwell Family Medicine Associates welcomed two new University of Missouri medical students for a year-long training program.  October Zhang and Abby Beach are participants in … more
Individual and business donations made to the Bothwell Foundation to establish funds and through special events are being put to good use in the hospital and outpatient clinics.  The … more
The Missouri State Fair begins Aug. 11 and events and activities will soon be in full swing. One event includes free blood pressure screenings for people 60 and older in the comfort of an … 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 fifth year, Bothwell … more
In collaboration with Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care, Bothwell Regional Health Center will host a Grief Recovery Method Outreach Program from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Mondays starting Aug. 22 and … more
After years of planning and work, Bothwell Regional Health Center will see its first two resident physicians join the medical team in July. Brittany Pendergraft and Levi Harris will be the first … more
In the rapidly evolving world of cancer treatment, Bothwell Regional Health Center patients have access to some of the most advanced testing available.  Bothwell has recently begun working … more
Thanks to Burrell Behavioral Health’s partnership with Bothwell Regional Health Center and a grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health … more
Getting a haircut is a mundane occurrence for most people — just another task on the to-do list. However, getting a haircut can be a powerful means of helping someone in need.  Annette … more
Mary Hamline used to plan her day around how fast she could find a restroom. Hamline, 75, suffered for nearly four years from an overactive bladder, and its most common symptom of the sudden need or … more
The entire issue of COVID-19 vaccination has been subject to vigorous public debate. There have been disagreements, polarized opinions, misinformation, and fears about threats to individual freedom. … more
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is a mouthful of words that can make a head tilt in confusion. Perhaps most associated with scuba diving as a treatment for deep-water divers to avoid decompression … more
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