The issue of suicide among young people is becoming more important, especially when they are going through trauma or mental illness.
Computers could help prevent medication errors by eliminating traditional notepads used to write down prescriptions.
The study found those who text at least 120 times a day are nearly three-and-a-half times more likely to have had sex than their peers who don't text that much. Hyper-texters were also more likely to have been in a physical fight, binge drink, use illegal drugs or take medication without a prescription.
The flooring system, which is in the prototype stage, monitors movement and could alert caretakers to dangerous situations.
The American Heart Association changed its recommendations in October for reviving someone in cardiac arrest.
MedZou, a Columbia clinic for the uninsured, has entered a contest to win $50,000 to spend on diagnostic procedures. The winner is chosen by popular vote, and the polls are open until Nov. 30.
Many of Columbia's uninsured are unable to receive diagnostic screenings and preventative care, which can often lead to premature and preventable deaths.
Several MU researchers found that treatment for breast cancer doesn't end after the cancer is gone. Many patients still need social support, especially in rural areas.
Chinese factory workers exposed to high levels of the chemical, found in some plastics, had signs of poor semen quality, a study has found.
Among the topics for discussion this year is the impact of the federal health care reform on Missouri.
Are local and state government measures aimed at attacking drug and alcohol abuse in Missouri having an impact in Boone County?
The Boone County Health Department offers the vaccine at no cost to students through a federal government grant.
The new guidelines released by the association also stated that rescuers should be pushing deeper into the chest.
The eighth annual Missouri Chestnut Roast festival came to New Franklin on Saturday and taught festivalgoers various ways to cook the "un-nut."
The new training center will be built south of Columbia and is expected to cost about $7.5 million.
The study, funded by the National Institutes of Health, will focus on 150 infants and toddlers around the nation to determine the right dosage of vaccine.
Food, Fuel and Society panelists and conference members discussed cost and accessibility as barriers to local food markets.
Restaurants in Columbia are serving the Japanese-inspired beef, and Missouri ranchers are producing it. But opinions are mixed on whether it's better and whether it truly is Kobe beef.
A panel of seven people gathered Sunday to discuss issues relating to food, health, agriculture and politics. The event was organized by animal welfare group The Political Animal.