Rep. Caleb Rowden, R-Columbia, announced Tuesday that he has accepted an appointment to the board of trustees for Missouri Consolidated Health Care Plan.
Gov. Jay Nixon announced Monday his proposal to fund a new psychiatric facility at Fulton State Hospital, estimated to cost $211 million. The current facilities are crumbling, he said.
HealthCare.gov relaunched Dec. 2 and navigators in Columbia say the website has improved. Since its Oct. 1 launch, the website has had several registration and login issues.
Churches on the Streets is a ministry in St. Louis that offers free meals to the homeless on Monday nights and provides a religious sermon in an attempt to improve their situation.
A team established in 2009 at University Hospital helps staff members cope. The program has expanded rapidly and is now being piloted at other hospitals in the country.
Jen Reeves, whose daughter Jordan was born with a left arm that stops just below the elbow, is determined to promote understanding about limb differences.
It took John Robinson more than 10 years, 250,000 miles of road and 8,000 gallons of gas to cover all of the back roads of Missouri. He recounts his adventures in two books — the second was released in November.
MU assistant professor Michelle Teti gave cameras to 30 HIV-positive women and told them to take whatever photographs they wanted.
There have been 10 reported influenza infections in Boone County so far this flu season.
A growing number of couples are attempting pregnancy with just a single embryo, helped by new ways to pick the ones most likely to succeed.
Items for the new display at the Missouri History Museum could include drag queen dresses, leather vests and handwritten protest signs. The museum's effort to preserve gay history is similar to those taking shape in other cities.
There is no typical day for a fish biologist. One day, Finley might be in the field collecting fish samples for surveys. Another day, he is helping crews on the Missouri River with pallid sturgeon recovery. Sometimes he is in his office, completing paperwork.
While planning continues for the expansion, there's no consensus on how the $40 million price tag for the overall project would be funded beyond what's already been provided.
Users get their tongues pierced with a magnetic stud that resembles jewelry and acts like a joystick, letting them control their wheelchairs. The experiment is attracting attention from specialists.
Retired missionaries Linda and Dennis Messimer minister to international students at the Christian Campus House. They spent 38 years abroad.
The number of children who received free seasonal flu vaccines from school-based flu clinics in Boone County and Columbia has increased steadily since 2011.
The pope pulled together the priorities he has laid out in eight months of homilies, speeches and interviews and put them in the broader context of how to reinvigorate the church's evangelical zeal in a world marked by indifference, secularization and vast income inequalities.
Airports are mini-cities with their own movie theaters, fire departments and shopping malls. Many also have chapels, typically tiny non-denominational spaces, in out-of-the-way locations. They offer an escape from constant gate change and security announcements and are staffed by 350 part- and full-time chaplains worldwide — Roman Catholic, Protestant and, to a lesser extent, Jewish, Muslim or Sikh.
The annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Celebration on Sunday evening welcomed people of all ages and faith backgrounds to share a service and a meal.
The American Humanist Association filed a federal lawsuit against Missouri’s Fayette School District on Wednesday, saying Fayette High School is unconstitutionally promoting Christianity through teacher-led prayer.