Although the risk of outbreak is low, public health officials say they are ready for a quick response.
Chris Heuer and his wife, Amy Lake, make purple porcelain bird pendants in their Columbia home and sell them to help pay expenses for their 10-year-old daughter, Helen, who has epilepsy.
The center is one of 20 across the country that can test potential Ebola specimens.
Members of the Columbia community express the ideas of peace and joy through sacred songs and dances of world religions.
A Jefferson City person claimed that someone in their home had Ebola-like symptoms Thursday morning. After being notified, local law enforcement verified that the claim was false.
MU's Homecoming blood drive puts pressure on Greek students to donate in support of a long-standing tradition that has made the event one of the biggest of its kind in the nation.
A new test used by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to help speed up a backlog of cases that could show a greater spread of enterovirus 68.
The union would allow the Columbia Surgical Associates — a private physicians group — to treat patients at MU Health Care facilities.
The proposal also would add e-cigarettes to the list of products banned indoors under Columbia's 2006 indoor air policy. But e-cigarette activists say it's unfair to demonize a device that can help smokers quit.
Some Columbia residents seem to be in favor of raising the purchasing age of tobacco to 21, but opinions are split when it comes to implementing restrictions on electronic cigarettes.
Audio commentary, photos and navigation are all included on the mobile tour that takes users across the city's artistic landscape.
The group from Lawrence, Kansas, represents traditions of several tribes and works to preserve Native American culture.
Free seasonal flu vaccines will be provided to children under the age of 19 and for adults at a cost of $25 throughout Boone County this fall.
Cleaning robots, like the two recently purchased by Boone Hospital Center, are gaining popularity with health care facilities seeking to bring down the number of hospital-acquired infections.
Texas health officials narrowed to about 50 the group of people they were monitoring who had some exposure to the man diagnosed with Ebola. So far, none have shown symptoms of the virus.
Buy a tiger and help a Missouri charity was the theme of Tigers on the Prowl auction.
The 36-year-old woman received a uterus from a close family friend last year. Her baby boy was born prematurely but healthy last month, and mother and child are now at home in Sweden and doing well. The identities of the woman and her husband were not disclosed.
Nathan West's brain sends a signal to his nerves, telling them how his lower arm should move. The electrodes then send messages to the prosthetic, which responds to West's direction.
With the first imported case of Ebola virus confirmed Tuesday, fears about the possibility of Ebola in the United States have been raised. But MU Chief Medical Officer Stevan Whitt said countries like the U.S. with modern hospital systems are far better equipped to help people survive the disease — and contain an outbreak.
The rate of pregnancy for participants was 4.7 times lower than the general population.