About 70 people — including veterans, their family and friends, and Columbia residents — gathered this weekend for a Qigong workshop at the Truman Veterans Hospital.
The Missouri Mental Health Foundation conducted this interview with Aaron Likens, a St. Louis author with Asperger's syndrome, who was concerned about the public perception of the disorder.
An estimated 15 million people in the U.S. take care of someone with Alzheimer's disease without pay. The nature of the disease can make care-giving particularly challenging.
Roughly 100 children die in an average flu season, and it's not yet clear the nation will reach that total this winter.
From homemade sodas to "mature kids" menus, Scott Rowson, who publishes the food blog Show-Me Eats, reviews food trends he expects to take hold in 2013.
The items were present in the church around the time of Christmas Masses, but cleaning crews noticed they were missing on Jan. 4.
The drug makers' aggressive pursuit of university research has drawn the ire of academic purists who question whether the partnerships put profits ahead of, or on equal footing with, science for science's sake.
Sarah Dresser with Columbia's Office of Cultural Affairs writes about starting the new year with a bucket list of arts activities.
The positive news is that the flu vaccine this year is a good match to the flu viruses circulating and can prevent the illness or shorten its duration.
November to February is the prime window for transmission of the virus.
Bad diets, lack of physical activity and obesity together wield "incredible forces against this decline in mortality," said Otis Brawley of the American Cancer Society.
Halen Boykin-Rudolph, a Westminster University student, and J'Lissabeth Faughn, a former Columbia resident, are two individuals that overcame mental health issues and abuse, respectively, to become comfortable with who they are.
Spurred by a group of local activists, city staff are investigating if it's a good idea to remove fluoride from Columbia's drinking water supply.
After someone drinks a fructose beverage, the brain doesn't register the feeling of being full as it does when simple glucose is consumed, researchers found.
The president's health care overhaul will add coverage for millions of currently uninsured people, but the medical industry also is facing higher taxes and a potential reduction in Medicare and Medicaid reimbursements.
Pastor Billy Ko brings experience from across the country and around the world to the Chinese Christian community.
First Night Columbia 2013 will kick off with a 5K run/walk at 4 p.m. Monday and entertain attendees with more than 50 performances throughout the night.
Through an online crowd-funding platform, 15-year-old Jodie Bappe was able to inspire people to donate more than $8,000 to help her family get through a tough financial situation.
John Robert Holmes and Ryan Kanavich recently opened Volt Riders at 716 W. Sexton Road, combining Holmes' passions for bicycles and electronics and Kanavich's keen interest in mopeds.
The Boone County Commission plans to put out a call for applicants to the board that will make decisions about the quarter-cent sales tax for children's mental health, which passed with 57.2 percent voter approval on Nov. 7 and will take effect April 1.