Up to one-third of breast cancers, or 50,000 to 70,000 cases a year, don't need treatment, the study suggests. It adds fresh evidence that screening is not as helpful as many women believe.
Tuesday, the FDA said it was willing to meet with any company interested in making the pill nonprescription, to discuss what if any studies would be needed.
Christina Cobb, chaplain of Columbia's Episcopal Campus Ministry, will travel later this month to South Sudan to teach sewing to women without access to electricity.
Governors and state officials in states that once opposed President Obama's health care law are showing signs of warming up to the legislation.
More companies are offering defined contribution health insurance, which gives employees a fixed sum of money and has them choose their own coverage.
While much is still unknown about what triggers premature births, a new report from an international coalition said there are ways to help reduce preterm birth rates.
A growing obesity problem is believed to be behind a surge in the diabetes rate among southern states.
Kevin Dingman uses the process of bromoils inking, which produces a textured, painting-like image, to create his photographs.
Head Start Columbia invited parents from eight counties to attend a low-literacy health training event Tuesday night at Stoney Creek Inn.
Are you going to tailor your Thanksgiving meal to accommodate a healthier lifestyle?
Stefan Sarafianos and his team have discovered an HIV mutation that is less resistant to certain drugs, which could optimize treatments for a disease with a short but complex history.
Columbia's own sugar artist, Edith Hall, has placed in cake-decorating competitions around the country and appeared on TLC's "Ultimate Cake Off."
Missouri voters approved a measure that prevents Gov. Jay Nixon from establishing a state-run health insurance exchange.
The Canvas on Broadway, which has been open for seven months, allows people to create a predetermined paintings while listening to music and enjoying drinks.
The money from the largest research grant in university history will fund a project aimed at reducing avoidable rehospitalizations among nursing home residents.
Erin Miller started taking riding lessons at age 12. Now, she runs a business taking care of other peoples horses when they do not have time to do so themselves.
People are using fitness websites and mobile apps to get information about nutrition, keep track of their caloric intake and monitor their physical activities.
MU's Alpha Phi Omega and Be the Match Registry will pair up for a marrow registry drive Monday in Memorial Student Union.
Josh Chittum, an assistant director at "We Always Swing" Jazz Series, shares his excitement over Terell Stafford Quintet's performance on Sunday at Murry's.
MU professor Craig Roberts helped edit a hymnbook that is about to undergo its second printing.