Jacob Best started working with horses as a child because his mother owned several, and his daily chores included cleaning out the horses stalls, which he said was less than glamorous.
We want to raise money for Look Good ... Feel Better by putting on a charity fashion show in April 2014. The goal is to have women from central Missouri who have undergone cancer treatment strut their stuff and stomp out self-doubt with their fierce catwalk.
Two independent studies provided the first look at rates filed by insurers around the country, ahead of the Oct. 1 opening of new state insurance markets.
Thursday's report raises the possibility of one day turning gut bacteria into personalized fat-fighting therapies, and it may help explain why some people have a harder time losing weight than others do.
Certain vaccines offered this fall will guard against four strains of flu instead of three.
All memory loss may not be attributed to Alzheimer's. It may in fact be the result of old age and the lack of a specific protein.
The "Revealing Place" art exhibit, on display Sept. 2 to 26, showcases people and places that are hidden from the mainstream view. The traveling exhibit includes photos from 36 photographers, including 13 MU students.
An event at the State Historical Society of Missouri will explore a moment in the Missouri-Kansas Border War.
The fifth new principle in the last six years, Elaine Hassemer, started at Our Lady of Lourdes Interparish School on Wednesday, and said she plans on staying long enough to make a difference.
The money will be used for a collaborative clinical effort between the university's nursing, pharmacy, dentistry and social work schools.
School nurse Courtney Stout led a sun safety awareness program at Oakland Middle School. Oakland's efforts were rewarded by an American Academy of Dermatology grant for a new sun shade structure outside of the school.
The drug cut prostate cancer risk by 30 percent without raising the risk of dying of an aggressive form of the disease as earlier results hinted it might.
Tax credits, available on a sliding scale based on family income, will be offered to people who don't have access to affordable coverage through their jobs and buy policies in the new state markets.
A new law will lift strict supervision requirements over physician assistants. The law, which will go into effect Aug. 28, will make patient care more available and expand the job market in rural areas.
The study is looking for a diverse group of men and women ages 30 to 65 with no personal history of cancer. Locally, Ellis Fischel and the American Cancer Society are looking for 150 people.
Participants' experiences and skills vary from three-month beginners to almost 40-year veterans.
Alzheimer's is by far the most common form of dementia, and it's long been known that diabetes makes it more likely. The new study tracked blood sugar over time in all sorts of people — with and without diabetes — to see how it affects risk for the mind-robbing disease.
Most people say that the ideal life span is between 79 to 100 years.
Mark Cuban has self-published "Shattered Image," which tells of his struggle with bulimia, drug and alcohol abuse and visits to a psychiatric hospital.