The American Heart Association will be presenting an award to the hospital Friday for its stroke care and improvement in the treatment.
Missouri health professionals met Tuesday to discuss programs aimed at improving health literacy. Martin Ratermann, a recent cancer survivor, spoke about his own struggles navigating the health care system.
Gov. Jay Nixon plans to sign legislation Thursday requiring insurance providers to cover behavioral therapies for children with autism at the Thompson Center.
Cannabis caravans are making stops all over Montana prescribing medicinal marijuana to multitudes of patients. The state medical board is trying to curtail the mass screenings and recently fined a physician who participated in a similar clinic.
People are encouraged to bring their leftover prescription drugs to safely dispose of them and prevent teens from abusing them.
The new law requires insurance plans that offer dependent coverage to apply to children up to age 26 — even if they are married, no longer students or no longer claimed as dependents on their parents' tax returns.
Studies show that of the 1.1 million Americans living with HIV or AIDS, 40 percent to 60 percent smoke.
Students at Nora Stewart Early Learning Center can learn firsthand where their fruits and vegetables come from.
A few small studies suggest toddlers may be less likely to drown if they've had swim lessons. The doctors aren't recommending lessons for every young child.
The service was for those who had lost their loved ones to cancer. It aimed to provide hope and comfort to family and friends, and allowed a way for employees of the center to give back to their patients.
UM curators voted to issue revenue bonds to help pay for a new Ellis Fischel Cancer Center.
Home video game consoles used at Boone Hospital Center are stripped-down versions of professional physical therapy devices. Therapists say it can alleviate the tedium associated with physical therapy.
Jude Bell was diagnosed with autism at 2. The 7-year-old and his family have taken advantage of the free program provided at TouchPoint Autism Services in Columbia that has helped Jude improve his life.
Freda Swigert, 41 years old, plans to bike and walk from Marshall Junction to Nashville, Tenn.
University Hospital is starting national Stroke Awareness Month by offering free screenings. Testing for stroke risk, blood pressure and body mass index will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on May 20.
A program available to help patients with brain injuries return to day-to-day activity is at risk of losing funding. Those helped by the program worry about what they'd do without the staff to help them relearn how to function in society.
University Hospital will offer free screenings as part of May's Stroke Awareness Month.
Washington University is announcing on Monday that its Alzheimer's research center will be named in honor of Charles and Joanne Knight, who donated the money.
College students at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Mich., Ohio State in Columbus and Daemen College in Amherst, N.Y. are among those affected, according to health departments in those states.
With an overwhelming majority, the Missouri Senate passed Thursday a bill to require health insurance coverage for children with autism. The bill awaits a final vote by the House, where it has failed the past two years