Local Columbia artist Jean Griffith takes discarded trash and turns it into art. Her site on Etsy.com has had 1,200 views since her shop opened in February.
Smartphone apps for step throats test could be in the works. In the meantime, a quick rundown of symptoms could help in deciding if a doctor's visit is needed.
Joy Randle, who uses puppets and songs to tell stories from the Bible, has invited members of both black and white churches to take elementary-age children to the event.
MU student Alex Fischler published a book about verbal and emotional abuse and gives tips on how to heal.
Michele Spry pays it forward with random acts of kindness. She hopes to create a chain reaction of generosity through these acts.
The board's report on water fluoridation concludes there are no negative health effects, but Fifth Ward Councilwoman Laura Nauser said she wants more information.
In Columbia, people living with post-traumatic stress disorder have more choices of alternative therapies than ever. The service dog training program is one way veterans and domestic violence survivors learn to cope.
Go-go dancers such as the CoMeow Kittens are hired to dance on stage and hype up or entertain a crowd at clubs or raves. They engage the audience and add visuals to the music, Slavit said. She says they are performers, not eye candy.
Although the city's playgrounds comply with the standards of the Americans with Disabilities Act, children with disabilities still struggle to find a place where they can play.
Parent company BJC's changes to health benefits include eliminating coverage for part-timers who work fewer than 24 hours a week and charging smokers a fee. BJC also will stop hiring tobacco users.
“I’m lucky I’ve been able to make a living with this,” says the Missouri musician, who will showcase his craft Saturday at the State Historical Society's annual meeting.
The fitness program has gotten a bad name as a major cause of a severe muscle disorder called rhabdomyolysis. But the problem of overexercise is not unique to CrossFit, nor does it start and end in the gym.
"Spring Awakening," this year's fall musical, won the 2007 Tony Award for Best Musical. The musical will run from Wednesday to Sunday.
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.