A stunning one in five teens has lost a little bit of hearing, and the problem has increased substantially in recent years, a new national study has found.
State health officials say seven salmonella cases in Minnesota have been linked to a multistate egg recall. Missouri is one of the states affected.
Missouri's health department has deleted past years' data of hospitals' infection rates. State officials say it is too expensive to maintain and have received complaints from consumer advocates.
Approximately 700 people participated in the 14th annual Columbia Start! Heart Walk in Peace Park on Saturday.
The MU Health Care Department is scheduled to host free skin cancer screenings at the Missouri State Fair from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The event's goal is to both educate the public on skin cancer and detect early signs of the disease.
BPA, an industrial chemical that could have negative health effects, has been found in thermal paper receipts.
The gap between what people say they weigh and what they actually weigh is becoming smaller.
Two new studies conclude that "hand-only" chest compression is enough to save a life. Also, more bystanders are willing to attempt CPR if they are given firm instructions from an emergency dispatcher and if they can skip the mouth-to-mouth.
The National Institutes of Health will work to find if the age of blood affects patient recovery and, if so, whether older blood can be improved.
Camp Quality in Neosho, whose motto is "letting kids with cancer be kids again," caters to children 4 to 18 dealing with cancer.
A study found that of those who had rehab before surgery, less than half needed surgery within two years.
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists eased restrictions on who might avoid a repeat C-section, declaring a vaginal birth after cesarean safe for most women.
The organization received a two-year grant from the Missouri Foundation for Health.
Missouri is accepting applications for its insurance pool for uninsured people with pre-existing medical conditions.
Missouri's lieutenant governor, who filed a lawsuit Wednesday claiming Congress overstepped its authority when it passed a federal health care reform bill, released a list of 150 donors who helped fund his case.
The project has yet to complete the pediatric intesive care unit, the pediatric short stay/blood disorder unit, and the pediatric cardiology unit. The new facility plans to provide private patient rooms as well.
As part of the federal health care overhaul, the state is starting a pool to cover uninsured residents with pre-existing conditions.
A passenger had the container in a carry-on bag and brought it on Monday's flight heading from Atlanta to Charlotte, N.C., said US Airways spokesman Todd Lehmacher.
The first step of federal health care reform imposes a tax on tanning salons, which will cover $2.7 billion of the total $940 billion cost of the health care bill. Dermatologists support the increase, but tanning salon owners claim it is an unfair burden.
Letters were sent Monday to 1,812 veterans who had dental procedures performed at the John Cochran Dental Clinic from Feb. 1, 2009, through March 11 of this year.