Although more research is needed, preliminary studies show that girls and women who play sports suffer more concussion and feel the effects longer than males.
The application and accessories allow for people to test their blood pressure, run an EKG and take pictures inside the ear to determine infections.
The concerns over triclosan offer a sobering glimpse at a little-known fact: Many chemicals used in everyday household products have never been formally approved by U.S. health regulators.
It is estimated that nearly 2,569 pounds of unwanted or expired medications — close to 911,000 pills — have been collected in Boone County since June 2010.
"Ravish and Mayhem," a composition by MU graduate Stephanie Berg, will be performed by the St. Louis Symphony next season.
Walter Hrycaj, director of the School of Metaphysics, shares information about an art show that will take place April 26 to 28 at the School of Metaphysics.
On Saturday, museum-goers will be encouraged to slow down at the third annual Slow Art Day at the Museum of Art and Archeology. The event is being held from noon until 2 p.m.
The poll found that two-thirds of people 40 and over have done little to no planning for the pricey reality of aging.
The first part of Kushner's "Angels in America" will be performed Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights this week and next week at the Rhynsburger Theatre. A free reading of the second part of the play is scheduled for Sunday afternoon.
After an anti-abortion march in Washington, D.C., Mike Hentges started the organization to assist struggling pregnant women after they give birth.
Drop-offs will be accepted at specific locations from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.
The Board of Health reviewed the city's fluoride levels in response to a request made by Columbia residents and Sixth Ward council member Barbara Hoppe.
Sara Lazar, a Harvard-affiliated researcher and instructor in the psychiatry department at Massachusetts General Hospital, demonstrated her research about yoga and meditation to a group of people at MU's Acuff Auditorium on Wednesday.
Pain is the top reason people see a doctor, and there's no way to quantify how bad it is other than what they say. A big quest in neuroscience is to find tests or scans that can help diagnose ailments with mental and physical components.
A new study estimates that the direct cost of treatment and care for dementia patients cost the United States $109 billion in 2010, topping heart disease's $102 billion and cancer's $77 billion.
A new strain of flu has killed three and sickened nine people in China. The Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention shared the genetic sequence of the virus with other scientists to help study the virus.
Governors' rejection of Medicaid expansion will leave large swaths of Americans without coverage because they make too much money to qualify for Medicaid as it exists but not enough to get subsidies to buy insurance in the exchanges.
The traditional treatment is a quick swig of alcohol, but that has obvious risks. Today, the possibilities include Valium, hypnotherapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, meditation and the class of drugs known as beta blockers.
Columbia's St. Paul A.M.E. Church hosted its 1oth annual Good Friday Fish Fry on Friday. The menu included catfish, spaghetti and desserts.
Boone Hospital Center has extended its 2013 flu vaccination season through the end of April. Flu cases nearly doubled this year and people are still being diagnosed daily.