The grant will be used to research microcirculation, which could produce results relevant to the treatment of hypertension, diabetes, strokes and heart disease.
The affected lettuce is romaine, has a sell-by date of May 12 and is from Freshway Foods of Sidney, Ohio.
The bill would impose a 24-hour waiting period on getting an abortion and would require physicians to present materials to women seeking an abortion in person at least 24 hours before the procedure. The bill now goes to the House floor for debate.
In the fall of 2009, the Missourian decided to check in on a Marshall woman who had been the subject of a major Missourian story in 2004. She'd fought hard to beat meth, and we wondered how she was doing. Here's what Matt Reinig found.
The medicines include some forms of Tylenol, Motrin, Zyrtec and Benadryl.
The presentation explained who the major winners and losers are under the new law.
Theresa A. Nicklas stressed the necessity of understanding environmentalfactors in preventing childhood obesity, in her speech entitled "Getting a Handle on Childhood Obesity: What We Know and What We Don't Know."
The foundation awarded a total of $829,792 in grants to 11 mid-Missouri nonprofits.
The national art exhibit, "Oncology On Canvas," opened Monday at the Boone Hospital Center. The exhibit displays 580 different types of art pieces by patients, their families and caregivers.
A look at major health care reform programs throughout the 20th century, why they failed, and how they helped the progression of reform.
Obama didn't make it an all-or-nothing fight. Taking steps in health care reform is incredibly monumental.
Lawmakers with funding disagreements have stalled the creation of a database needed to enact bills passed in 2007 and 2008 that would help speed up the prescription process for some patients.
For soon-to-be-doctors, the day they receive their residencies ranks as one of the most important days in their lives.
The move could spare vulnerable Democrats from having to cast a vote for the health care bill, it but would open the party to accusations of forcing the bill through using parliamentary tricks.
Spencer Pearson's idea to legalize marijuana won him the 2010 Idea for Change in America competition. Pearson is one out of the 10 winners, who will receive the chance to share their ideas with the president's adiminstration and have a grassroots campaign.
The emergence of a beverage line created to cause either extreme relaxation or make it easier to sleep is causing concern in the medical field.
Justin Fuchs was one of 652 runners that took part in the annual 5K that began and ended in downtown Columbia.
The monthly screenings, which saw more than the normal number of children this month, allow for early detection in children with hearing and vision problems.
St. Louis Children's Hospital has created its own application for the iPhone, which will help parents decide what medical care is needed for a child and how to treat them from home.
New and expectant mothers can receive three free text messages a week with health information about a variety of topics.