Bill Busch has been a scuba diving instructor for 50 years. Teaching scuba diving has given him the opportunity to build strong relationships with his students, who often return to help with his class, even after they have become certified.
Sturgeon was home to seven small churches two decades ago. Now, there are only three, and two of those have seen declining attendance among younger people.
The study also showed declines in diabetes-related kidney failure and amputations.
The legislation would require notification at least 90 days before a vote to permanently cease fluoridation.
A study to be published Wednesday suggests that marijuana use might result in anatomical changes to users' brains.
Craig Butler's brainchild helps keep children active with innovative games and a competitive atmosphere.
Scott Kronk works largely with thickened acrylic-based media and pallete knives.
Mercy officials said it will give women the option of a birth without medical intervention that's overseen by a midwife, but with medical personnel nearby in case of complications.
"The Missouri Immigrant Experience: Faces and Places" photo exhibit will be on display at the Columbia Public Library from April 5 to 25.
Some school district do what is known as surveillance, in which students are measured to identify how many are at risk for weight-related health problems but they remain anonymous. Other districts do screenings to track the weight of individual students and notify parents whose children are classified at an unhealthy weight.
A New York University study found that married couples were at a lower risk than single and divorced people for cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure and obesity and were less likely to smoke.
The latest calculation means autism is more than twice as common as officials said it was just seven years go.
A panic button can be programmed to notify peers who are nearest the patient when the button is pushed. It also offers links to relaxation techniques to calm the patient while he or she waits for help.
Ryan Salmon and Warren Sharp plan May 31, 2014, wedding in Springfield.
Sitting in a tub of warm water can relieve pain during the early stages of labor, but actually giving birth under water has no proven benefit and may be risky, say recommendations for the nation's obstetricians.
Almost half of Americans ages 40 to 75 and nearly all men over 60 qualify to consider cholesterol-lowering statin drugs under new heart disease prevention guidelines, an analysis concludes.
The idea of the study is to see whether there are health benefits from chocolate's ingredients minus the sugar and fat, said JoAnn Manson, preventive medicine chief at Harvard-affiliated Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.
The information age embodies a cultural shift to which contemporary Christians must react, said Phyllis Tickle, author and lecturer on Christianity. What will result could be a transformation as game-changing as that of the Protestant Reformation.
Shannah Arner describes what inspires her to create watercolor art.
Wednesday marks the centuries-old tradition of Ash Wednesday, a holiday observed by Catholic, Anglican, Lutheran and other churches. Ash Wednesday is named for the use of burned palm leaves saved from Palm Sunday the previous year.