Due to a spike in the number of patients walking through its doors, Springfield’s only free medical clinic is struggling to stay afloat. Non-profit organization The Kitchen, which operates the free clinic, says it has decided to partner up with a local health organization in an effort to keep from closing its doors altogether. KSMU's Jennifer Moore reports.
A woman in the southwest Missouri town of Willard has been charged with second degree murder and child abuse resulting in death after allegedly shaking an infant she was babysitting in January.
The case has turned the public’s attention, once again, to Shaken Baby Syndrome—that’s the medical term given to a type of traumatic brain injury that occurs when a baby is violently shaken.KSMU’s Jennifer Moore reports on the stresses that come along with having a baby, and how experts say Shaken Baby Syndrome can best be prevented.