Alzheimer's is by far the most common form of dementia, and it's long been known that diabetes makes it more likely. The new study tracked blood sugar over time in all sorts of people — with and without diabetes — to see how it affects risk for the mind-robbing disease.
In the months immediately after the tornado, the district established a partnership with the Ozark Center, a branch of Freeman Health System, to serve 2,200 students and staff members dealing with tornado-related trauma, according to manager Renee White.
The university received a $1 million challenge grant from the J.E. and L.E. Mabee Foundation. The school has until May 28 of next year to raise the matching funds.
The Better Family Life community group is behind a movement in St. Louis to provide limited amnesty that allows offenders to avoid jail time while still honoring their obligations to the criminal justice system.
The Joplin City Council decided this week to use half of the shelters on public property and approved a process for organizations to apply for the remaining shelters.
The event was postponed because state and local emergency management workers are responding to continued dangerous flooding in south-central Missouri.
National Night Out is celebrating its 30th anniversary since being created by the National Association of Town Watch to promote awareness of police programs.
Police chief must be forced out if city is to get tough on crime.
Serving in the military today is a lot different than it used to be.
When Missouri football players finish their long days at summer practice, some of them return to their dorms and play video football.
The $179,999 grant will go to the transitional living services program, which helps 16- to 22-year-olds find jobs, learn life skills and get mental health services.
The sudden flood that swamped the south-central Missouri city of Waynesville killed a 4-year-old boy who was swept from a vehicle.
A new five-year farm bill is needed before the present one expires Sept. 30 unless Congress is willing to abandon a program that provides support to large and small farm operations and food stamps for about 47 million Americans.
One outage affected about 700 residents, including those who live in the North Village Arts District and some in the East Campus neighborhoods off College Avenue.
Bobbi Boyce of Hallsville died Saturday, Aug. 2. She was 62.
Unstable weather pattern is likely to continue for at least the next week or so, potentially causing more rivers and creeks to rise above their banks.
Cole County judge said he wants to review a lawsuit alleging runoff from the plant could contaminate water and soil.
At its height, the 189,000-square-foot department store occupied seven floors of the Railway Exchange Building on Olive Street.
Northwest Missouri State is a dry campus, with a strict code that bans drinking on campus and disorderly conduct due to alcohol's influence. But it will now will give students amnesty for medical care.
When Springfield first considered a ban, many skeptics were hoping that a report by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency would resolve the issue, either by declaring that coal tar sealant was not the culprit or banning its use. The EPA did neither.