Data from the St. Louis Department of Health's Environmental Health Labs shows 11 days during August and September with more than 100 grains of ragweed pollen per cubic meter of air. In 2009, that number stood at five.
The Department of Health and Human Services awarded more than $60,000 to connect patients with faraway health care.
Health officials say 56 percent of children ages 19 months to 35 months had received all of the recommended vaccinations last year.
The new facility is designed to be family friendly and features telehealth units and other new technology.
Investigators say the study will help with the understanding of the healthy adult human brain.
A new Ellis Fischel Cancer Center will take up two floors of the complex at University Hospital.
In 2009, more than 1,800 college students died from alcohol-related injuries, including motor vehicle crashes. MU, Columbia College and Stephens College offer alcohol awareness programs for students.
Americans are washing their hands more often, suggests the latest check by researchers who spy on people using public restrooms.
MU's Women’s and Children’s Hospital will host an open house with tours from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday.
The Healthy Families Fun Fair will have 35 learning stations covering topics on health, exercise and nutrition.
Beginning Jan. 2, St. Louis and St. Louis County will implement a smoking ban, with exemptions for casino floors, some hotel rooms and some private clubs.
Kelsi Poe's recent hospital visit raises issue of rules and regulations for underage drinking.
The University of Missouri Women's and Children's Hospital has consolidated services for women and children into one location.
MU's Bradford Research and Extension Center will hold the sixth Annual Tomato Festival on Thursday, Sept. 9. The festival will offer tastings of more than 60 tomato and more than 40 pepper varieties.
Court officials sent surveys to 6,000 residents as part of the process to weed out potential jurors.
As part of the law women must now meet with a qualified professional before having an abortion and will be told that fetuses may feel pain.
The stoppage is related to scheduling problems, not new state requirements, said the president of the Planned Parenthood branch that reaches mid-Missouri.
Health officials are predicting a mild flu season this year. The latest vaccine has already hit Columbia pharmacies.
The $5 billion federal program, part of the Affordable Care Act, reimburses some health care costs until 2014 at three Columbia employers that offer health insurance for early retirees.
MU psychology professor Kennon Sheldon has dedicated his life's work to scientifically understand what the pursuit of happiness means to us.