Rick Majzun, the vice president of strategic operations and planning at the St. Louis Children's Hospital, visited Kenya and Sweden to see what other medical communities around the world are doing to reduce infant mortality and premature birth rates.
Funds will be raised through a silent auction in which each artist can donate one piece of artwork. At 2 p.m. Sunday, each artist will call the highest bidder to pick up their item and write their check to the Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri.
The Substance Abuse Advisory Commission voted in favor of First Ward Councilwoman Ginny Chadwick's proposals to increase the purchase age of tobacco and electronic cigarettes to 21 and ban the use of e-cigarettes indoors.
Emergency medical technicians initiated the infectious disease protocol as a man was rushed to University Hospital on Wednesday afternoon with Ebola-like symptoms. Officials said the man likely does not have the disease. A Fire Department official called the decision to initiate the protocol the result of "an abundance of caution."
The tattoos that Pete Tieman got when he was younger didn't age with him, and he's not the only person to outgrow tattoos.
Drew Glosson plans to join a ministry in Tokyo with a growing Christian community, preach the Gospel and build a network of Christian communities throughout Japan.
Most weren't seriously harmed, but over the past two years, one child has died and 30 went into comas after ingesting the products.
The removal of Burke as head of the Holy See's supreme court was widely expected in church circles.
With Pope Francis moving toward crafting new policies, some bishops and conservative Catholics have been left confused by the pope's actions and statements.
Board games, puzzles and music helped teach Eugene Field School students healthy hand-washing and hygiene habits. This was the first of eight sessions led by MU nursing students.
MU graduate student Julie McGinnity hopes to keep performing in operas, but sometimes other people's expectations of her abilities get in her way.
BPA, a chemical found in many consumer products such as plastic bottles and metal cans, may have health effects on the brain, behavior and prostate gland of fetuses, infants and children, studies say.
A limited number of vaccinations will be free on a first-come, first-served basis. Flu vaccinations are otherwise available from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Devin Klotz comes from a family with a history in bowling. Now 17, he belongs to three bowling teams and frequently participates in bowling tournaments, leagues and other games.
Let's use existing taxpayer dollars for road maintenance and snow removal on existing roads. Vote yes on Prop 2
Anti-Prop 2 groups representing developers are trying to convince voters that the lion’s share of the cost of new roads for new developments should continue to be heavily subsidized by taxpayers.
More than 1,100 cases of enterovirus D68 have been confirmed in the United States since August.
Danielle Ofri read an excerpt from her book and discussed the positive and negative effects of emotion during a visit to MU.
The number of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder has been increasing in recent years. Meanwhile, there aren't enough clinical and educational resources to keep up with demand.
Two Columbia mothers urge people to remember children with food allergies and invisible disabilities. There are "all types of little ones out there," Tara Arnett says.