Most of the woodworkers and other volunteers make the cars as part of a charitable act. The practice of making the cars started as a fulfillment of the woodworkers' association's motto of promoting quality woodworking in a safe way.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a flu vaccine supplier, closed when the federal government shut down on Oct. 1.
World religions classes in Columbia high schools provide classroom conversations with an opportunity to help students be in tune with the world—and themselves.
Doctors do not always order laboratory tests to diagnose patients with tick-borne illnesses, such as Lyme disease, before treating them with antibiotics. So there's no way to determine how many cases there actually are. One thing is certain: Some tick-borne illnesses increased this year in Missouri.
Jewish Americans are preparing to celebrate a rare convergence this holiday season, when Thanksgiving will fall on the second day of Hanukkah.
This is the newest frontier in the genetic revolution: how early to peek into someone's DNA and how to make use of this health forecast without causing needless worry.
The creator of "Maidentrip" talks filmmaking, her favorite directors and the Citizen Jane Film Festival. Sunday is the final day of the annual event.
The MU Student Health Center is still waiting for its flu shots to be delivered, but when they come in, there will be stations set up on campus to provide them to students.
For the half a million Americans who contract Clostridium difficile each year, a pill made from the healthy bacteria of donor feces could cure what pricey antibiotics might not.
There have been no reported fatalities from West Nile in Missouri this year.
Through the new program, six students supervised by an attorney from the law school will give legal counsel to veterans appealing decisions made on their original disability benefit claims.
Online insurance markets are scheduled to open Tuesday in every state. Here's a breakdown of how the Affordable Care Act came to be.
The new health care law has come with a lot of jargon. Here are some of those terms and what they mean.
The online insurance marketplaces that are at the heart of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul struggled to handle the wave of eager new consumers Tuesday.
The church's congregation includes people of different ages, races and cultures, but the Rev. Amy Gearhart, the church's first female senior pastor, said she wants to see even more diversity.
The drug could help women with a form of early-stage breast cancer with a high risk of having the cancer spread to other parts of their body.
The Health Department will begin administering free flu vaccines to children on Monday. The vaccines are available from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
A Missouri House committee will begin drafting legislation in October proposing changes to the state's Medicaid program, it decided Thursday. Boone County Reps. Chris Kelly and Stephen Webber are members of the committee.
Columbia's One Read author Keija Parssinen was born in Saudi Arabia, moved to Texas at 12 and never felt as if she truly belonged to either land. But for Parssinen, her identity as a writer doesn't hinge on her past.
Between regular shots, nasal sprays, egg-free shots and high-dose shots, Americans have an unprecedented number of vaccine options to choose from.