The first peek at a major study of how Americans smoke suggests many use combinations of products, and often e-cigarettes are part of the mix.
As two new meningococcal B vaccines undergo scrutiny, a case of the disease has been diagnosed at MU.
Officials say many of the people infected in Berlin appear to have been unaware of the risk they faced from under-vaccination, rather than being opposed to vaccines.
The Truvada pills are meant to be taken daily to prevent HIV infection in people at high risk for it, and studies show the drug helps even when some doses are skipped.
While some opponents to the bill argue that medical marijuana law continues to have loopholes, this legislation is considered by some to be a possible model for the rest of the country. Proponents include Republican Rep. Caleb Jones and TV personality Montel Williams, who treats his multiple sclerosis with medical marijuana.
For years, parents of babies who seem likely to develop a peanut allergy have gone to extremes to keep them away from peanut-based foods. Now a major study finds that early exposure to a problem food may keep it from becoming a long-term problem.
The Senior Teacher Educator Partnership matches MU medical students with older citizens in the community so students can see the aging process from their perspective and enrich patient care.
Even with more people insured, up to 250,000 more would be eligible for expanded Medicaid coverage.
More than a quarter of those surveyed said they opposed legalization entirely, even for medicinal use.
Missouri's measles-mumps-rubella vaccine rate falls below national average for preschool-age children
Missouri ranks 35th for its rate of measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccination in children 19-35 months. The number of people claiming a religious exemption has risen steadily over the past three years.
The vaccination debate was reignited after a measles outbreak in Disneyland last December.
Following a multi-state measles outbreak infecting more than 100 people, Michael Cooperstock answered questions about the disease and the dangers it poses in some cases.
The lawmakers say they are concerned that many of their constituents will find out about the penalties after it's already too late for them to sign up for coverage since open enrollment ended Sunday.
Possible contributing factors include increasing use of social media, smartphones and other electronics, and rising rates of obesity, which has been linked with sleep deprivation.
The flu season peaked in the early weeks of January.
Cochlear implants don't work for deaf children who lack their hearing nerve, but a medical innovation called an auditory brainstem implant might be able to fix that.
Disney officials asked Orange County health officials to stress that Disneyland was safe to visit amid a measles outbreak.
"This is a once-in-a-generation advance in stroke care," said Jeffrey Saver, stroke chief at the University of California, Los Angeles, and the head of a recent study of the new treatment.
Due to strict requirements on needing immunizations to attend school, these states are able to keep their immunization rates above 95 percent.
There have been 42 cases of the bacterial infection in the county in the past three weeks. Boone County has averaged six cases a year for the past five years.