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.
The Pierpont Store Coffee Club meets every morning around 6:30 a.m., and members chat about their daily lives, sports, politics and anything else on their minds. On Wednesday, discussion revolved around repairing lawn mowers, the Cardinals' game and a friend's trip to Hannibal.
In late August, the Missouri Foundation for Health granted $4.9 million to 16 Cover Missouri-affiliated organizations, who will promote awareness about the exchanges through a combination of community outreach and one-on-one certified application counselors.
An alternative TB test, the T-spot test, costs more and is less accurate than the skin test.
Missouri's projected statewide average of qualified health plans in the marketplace was roughly equivalent to the average of plan options in Wyoming, whose population is substantially smaller.
About 50 MU international students carried the flags of their home countries — which included China, Vietnam, Israel, Iran and Great Britain — Tuesday morning from Jesse Hall to Lowry Mall as part of MU International Day celebrations.