Research fish biologist and Asian carp expert Duane Chapman has been featured on the Discovery Channel and in National Geographic and the Wall Street Journal.
People are far more likely to disclose their funeral plans to friends and family than reveal their preferences for assistance with day-to-day living as they get older, according to the poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.
The "Right To Try" law allows terminally ill patients to obtain experimental drugs without getting federal approval. It's a proposal being advanced in several states by patient advocates who are frustrated by the yearslong federal approval process for experimental drugs in the pipeline.
North Kansas City-based Cerner Corp. adopted Nevada, Mo., in 2012 as a testing ground for theories to control skyrocketing medical costs. The Healthy Nevada initiative aims to emphasize the individual's role in decreasing health care costs.
The Leda J. Sears Trust announced that it plans to donate half a million dollars to the MU Department of Child Health.
Anxiety disorders have risen in Boone County and the state since 2008. Experts say there's no simple explanation for the increase, though greater awareness of anxiety as a disorder might be playing a role.
The center will deliver medical care all day, every day, through audio, video and data connections. It will provide medical care for people in remote rural areas and underserved inner cities, saving them the hassle of a trip to the city.
The virtual house call is a convenient remedy for people who would otherwise find it difficult to get to a doctor.
For Carmen Beck, the road to motherhood was more difficult than she had expected, and when she finally became a mother, her twins were born fighting for their lives.
Bill Kinney is an ear, nose and throat surgeon who spends his spare time flying planes. He says the thrill of flying feels a lot like the work he does in the operating room.
The 14th Annual Watercolor Missouri International Show was inspired by former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill’s interest in painting, said Kit Freudenberg, the museum’s interim assistant director.
The World Health Organization does not plan to push back its polio eradication deadline of 2018.
In practice, only about 5 percent of those currently married say the woman proposed, and the figure is no higher among couples wed within the past 10 years. Attitudes actually seem to be trending the other way, an Associated Press-WE tv poll shows.
Vietnam war veteran John Betz shares his memories of watching MU student protests after the Kent State shootings.
Specially equipped ambulances could decrease stroke treatment time by 25 minutes, according to a study that compares patients treated by emergency medical services with those treated by specially equipped stroke-response ambulances.
Former CBS weatherman Mark McEwen suffered a stroke in 2005. Since then, he has been fighting toward a full recovery. Hesaid he now knows there were warning signs he should have heeded, such as high blood pressure.
Columbia artist Mary Anne Flesch uses a wide range of materials to produce unique pieces of art.
A Saint Petersburg State Conservatory-educated Russian refugee, Olga Koldobskiy, teaches piano and gives concerts in Columbia.
The Columbia resident has moved from troubled adolescent to member of an itinerant band to aimless hitchhiker, alcoholic, car thief and inmate. Now, he has a job the pays the bills, and he keeps busy by painting.
As a volunteer for the Park Patrol, Chris Ingersoll watches over the Columbia trail system he uses for his daily 20-mile round trip commute to work.