When the FDA withdrew approval for Avastin, Julie Heppe, who has Stage 4 breast cancer, went to action to fight the decision. She's made it her mission to fight the decision. "I want to bring awareness to what the FDA and government can do to limit our resources," she said.
The chocolate chips possibly contain an undeclared milk protein.
More than 50,000 Missouri residents may be interviewed in the coming year as part of a statewide survey of tobacco use.
The city plans to communicate with the state Department of Natural Resources to discuss changes in the recommended levels of fluoride in drinking water.
A Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services inspection report revealed inconsistent hand-washing practices, expired supplies and dust, including on surgical instrument trays.
A new examination found that the researchers who published the initial study linking the MMR shot to autism altered facts about patients in their study.
The law requires insurers to cover $40,000 a year of "applied behavioral analysis" for children through age 18, but it only covers about one-fourth of Missouri's population.
Most respondents said they would rather raise the eligibility age for the insurance program than sacrifice benefits.
Missouri is one of about two dozen states that allow lay midwives, who are not required to have a nursing certificate, to deliver babies. However, Missouri law does not establish oversight of these lay midwives.
An FDA investigation into an outbreak of salmonella infections suggests a link to the farm's alfalfa sprouts in sandwiches from Jimmy John's restaurants.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an estimated 48 million incidents of food poisoning occur in the U.S. annually. An MU food science professor offers tips on how to avoid common problems this holiday season.
Growth in the number of children's doctors and family physicians has outpaced the increased in the U.S. child population, the study authors found. By moving doctors out of areas where there is already an over-supply, it would be possible for every child to have a doctor nearby.
ISocial is a computer program designed to teach children with autism social skills through the use of avatars in a 3-D world.
Missouri considers building a new neuroscience institute. The doctors will treat brain, spinal and nerve disorders such as brain tumors and herniated discs.
Unite for Healthy Neighborhoods will meet at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday.
After inspectors promised to return "for a full review," more than 100 hospital employees joined a weekend cleaning crew.
The first confirmed case of the seasonal flu was reported in Madison County, Missouri, health officials say.
The Status of Women Committee would like the newly renovated Tate and Switzler halls to have rooms available for women to use breast pumps or to breast-feed their children.
Proposals from De Minner and Central Missouri Honor Flight call for prizes to be used to train long-term caregivers and fly World War II veterans to Washington, respectively.