Hope Tinker met the president at the White House during the week the Senate was expected to vote on the reform bill. She didn't shake his hand, however, because she said she didn't want to knock over the person in front of her.
The conference will avoid advocacy and focus on awareness.
As the first H1N1 vaccine arrives in Missouri this week, the state's Health Department is leaving it up to local health agencies to decide who will and who will not receive the medicine.
Kids, fifth grade and higher, gain medical skills through a partnership of CALEB-The Science Club and MU medical students.
The group, Grass Roots Organizing, urged community members to write to their representatives and senators and to pay attention to the health insurance industry. The group is organizing a rally against health insurance companies on Tuesday.
The team deactivated a brain region associated with emotion in rats in an effort to address overeating disorders and related problems.
Funds raised from the decorated bras will support breast cancer projects at the cancer center.
Nearly 40 vendors gathered Thursday afternoon at the Reynolds Alumni Center on the MU campus to speak with health professions students.
The Associated Students of the University of Missouri hosted a discussion about health care on Thursday. A panel of experts took questions from students about some of the more controversial issues surrounding the health care debate.
Whether through Missouri's Medicaid program, the State Children's Health Insurance Program or health care cooperatives, the state provides access to health care to about 15 percent of its population.
Sanofi Pasteur, the country's largest supplier of the seasonal flu vaccine, is running behind on producing the vaccine because it is also producing the H1N1 vaccine.
MU and Cerner Corp. will collaborate in the new Tiger Institute for Health Innovation, which will expand electronic record keeping at MU Health Care's facilities.
The new H1N1 vaccine being a mere recipe change from the regular winter flu shot started to be issued next month. A major cause for concerns lies in younger individuals receiving more of these shots than previous flu vaccinations.
Have questions about how to deal with novel H1N1, previously known as “swine flu”? We asked Dr. Michael Cooperstock, the chief of pediatric infectious disease, immunology and rheumatology at Children’s Hospital, to answer some basic questions about symptoms and treatment for the pandemic flu.
Missouri institutions of higher education, including MU, reported 369 new flu cases last week to the American College Health Association.
MU economics professor Jeff Milyo discussed rising health care expenditures and reasons why some people don’t buy health insurance in a forum Wednesday.
The vaccine, which was tested on more than 16,000 volunteers in Thailand, cut the risk of becoming infected with HIV by more than 31 percent. The study was sponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
A new hot line set up by MU Health Care will update callers with news and information about the H1N1 flu virus.
A workshop will be held Thursday to train workers on how to reach immigrant women who may be victims of domestic abuse.
The Edward A. Doisy Research Center in St. Louis held a press conference, gave a tour and answered questions about the development of the H1N1 vaccine. The vaccine should be available to high risk individuals in mid-October