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According to a new study by the MU School of Medicine, complying with the Affordable Care Act's expansion of Medicaid might create enough jobs and subsequent spending to pay for itself through taxes.
A new coalition of hospitals and the primary care association announced a campaign Wednesday to try to persuade state officials to expand Medicaid eligibility by highlighting the economic benefits.
Humans spend more time sitting now than ever before. A sedentary lifestyle can lead to obesity, Type 2 diabetes and heart disease. A growing number of people are combating the problem by working at a standing desk.
Adults should have around 30 minutes of exercise a day, but people have become more sedentary over time, said John Thyfault, director of the Health Activity Center. What keeps you sitting?
Beth and Richard Trimmell gear up for annual assistance programs, assess possible changes for the agency in Columbia.
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.