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Like fire racing through a field of dry grass, the COVID-19 coronavirus has raced through the country and world over the last year in record numbers. With more than 137.5 million cases globally and … more
When Darlene Richardet got the news she had lung cancer, the easiest decision she had to make was to put down her cigarettes and not look back. Richardet, 63, lives in Cole Camp and sees Nurse … more
Bothwell Regional Health Center is pleased to announce Dr. Paul Howard, general otolaryngologist, joined Bothwell Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) March 1. As the only physician at Bothwell ENT, Dr. Paul … more
Lindsey Graham, certified physician assistant, recently joined Bothwell Orthopedics & Sports Medicine. Physician assistants (PAs) are mid-level providers that provide patient care under the … more
For years, Rachel West, a Sedalia native, felt tired all the time. Going through the motions every day, she felt like a zombie. West’s husband complained about her loud snoring keeping him … more
“Among other things you will find you are not the first one who was ever confused and frightened and even sickened by human behavior.” The legitimacy of this statement by J.D. Salinger is … more
A collaborative agreement between Bothwell Regional Health Center and Jefferson City Medical Group (JCMG) means area residents once again have access to dermatologic care in Sedalia. Dr. John … more
A child who falls off his bike and scrapes his knee isn’t usually a cause for concern. A quick clean-up of the knee, patching on a bandaid and waiting just a few days for the wound to heal is a … more
Many people have been through a traumatic injury in their life. Whether from vehicle accidents, sports injuries, abuse, drownings, falls or natural disasters, traumatic injuries can occur at home, on … more
February is American Heart Month, and Bothwell Regional Health Center and the Bothwell Foundation have again partnered to provide free cardiac calcium or heart score screenings Feb. 13 and 20. A … more
“The great glory of American democracy is the right to protest for right.” — Martin Luther King Jr., Dec. 5, 1955. King spoke these words to supporters after the first day of the … more
The saying, “many hands make light work,” was never more evident over the last year than the effort undertaken by more than 100 volunteers to make nearly 10,000 fabric masks to help … more
After several months of waiting, the Pettis County Ambulance District (PCAD) staff has received 17 Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) devices to better communicate with patients during patient … more
A new affiliation between Bothwell Regional Health Center and Children’s Mercy Kansas City means Bothwell’s tiniest patients will receive faster specialist care. The two health systems … more
Carley Norris and Tristin Goodman had plans to have a quiet steak dinner at Colton’s the night before Norris was induced to have their baby. While their new daughter had other ideas and arrived … more
Drivers traveling Main Street near downtown Sedalia are getting a front-row seat on the progress of Katy Trail Community Health’s new medical facility. Katy Trail officials hosted a … more
On a Saturday last March, Linda Gibbs was returning her mother’s laundry to her when she learned Sylvia G. Thompson Residence Center, where her mother lives, was closing its doors to visitors … more
Rhonda Ahern knows personally the heartbreak of losing someone from a heart attack, and she and her family are working to help others avoid that pain.  Bill Morris, Ahern’s stepfather, … more
The spread of the COVID-19 virus has affected countless events over the last 11 months in many ways including cancellations, postponements and “pivots” to reimagined activities. But not … more
Butts are on the line. That’s the Colorectal Cancer Alliance’s message for its digital campaign to raise awareness about the importance of getting screened for colorectal cancer and that … more
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