Women with dense breast tissue sometimes can't be told from a mammogram if they have cancer or not. New research shows that extra testing may not be as beneficial as expected, though.
Parents enroll infants as young as 6 months in swim lessons to learn potentially life saving skills.
Around 70 people sang, recited poetry and passed around the unity cup during the festivities at Douglass High School.
The genetic mapping can find rare, hard-to-detect disorders, which could reduce the number of tests needed.
The Missourian asked six women at MU what they hoped to achieve in the final 27 days of the 2014.
Nueterra will own approximately 65 percent with MU owning the other 35 percent.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials said the flu vaccine will not protect well against the most common strain.
Animal-assisted therapy uses dogs and even mini-horses to possibly quicken the healing and recovery process, according to some studies.
Missouri is one of the lowest-ranked states in access to dental care, panelists said.
Beginning next summer, the Food and Drug Administration will change the system to label drugs to better clarify which drugs are safe to take while pregnant or breastfeeding.
The idea behind mindfulness is that focusing on the present moment helps a person deal better with stress, difficult emotions and negative thoughts.
One change is that the fittest kidneys — based on donor age and medical history — will be offered first to patients who are expected to survive a transplant the longest.
The legislation sponsored by Rep. Peter Stautberg, a Cincinnati Republican, expands Ohio's current "I'm Sorry" law, which already shields apologies by doctors.
Dr. LeRoy J. and Betty Miller of Columbia celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Nov. 26. The couple met on a blind date while attending MU.
Jennifer Ritchie and Jordan Snapp were wed on Aug. 2, 2014, at Arends Acres in Sturgeon.
Having one of the mutations does not destine someone to develop a blood cancer, but it raises the risk of that more than tenfold. It also increases the chance of a heart attack or stroke, and of dying from any cause over the next four to eight years.
Daniel Pliska, director of catering at MU and top chef in the University Club's kitchen, champions natural foods and leaves a legacy through his writings.
The forum will be hosted by the League of Women Voters of Columbia-Boone County at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Boone County Commission Chambers.
The U.S. may have the most advanced health care system in the world, but the system is very fragmented because "there's no uniform national quality control," said Lawrence Gostin, a global health law expert and professor at Georgetown University.
Because of heightened media attention, the virus has affected everyday life in Ghana, though no cases have been confirmed there.