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.
Last year, Missouri was home to 68 living kidney donors. Kortni McFarlin hopes to be numbered among those for this year as she waits to donate one of her kidneys to her mother.
President Barack Obama attempted one more time to pass a health care reform presenting a 10-year agreement costing nearly $1 trillion Monday.
After consuming two energy drinks, Dakota Sailor had a seizure and had to spend five days in a hospital.
President Obama will hold a White House summit Thursday hoping to persuade mainly Democrats and Indepedents to support his health care plan.
During a tour of the Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopment Disorders, administrators discussed plans for expansion and thanked Sen. Kit Bond for securing funding.
Long-time board member Barbara Weaver will seek another term, but Ronald Gini of Rocheport will challenge her, sparked by a personal experience at Boone Hospital Center.
More than 28,000 state residents have had some strain of flu this season, according to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services.
Federal health officials report that no states have widespread H1N1 activity for the fourth week in a row.
The Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture will hold two workshops discussing the city’s new ordinance allowing urban hens.
A British medical regulatory group ruled the authors had acted unethically in their research, and subsequent studies have not found a connection between vaccines and autism.
As the popularity of whole grains continues to increase, getting educated about whole grains is important. Download our full-color, PDF poster explaining things you need to know about grain.
MU professor Michael LeFevre, a member of the U. S. Preventive Services Task Force, explains the research behind the organization's controversial mammogram guidelines released in November.
Tai Chi instructor Ken Greene offers a free class at the Columbia Armory Sports Center. He has been an instructor since the '80s.
A possible increase in the number of children diagnosed with autism has led the Missouri House and Senate to hear bills mandating insurance coverage for the disorder. Speculation remains on how much insurance premiums will increase due to the potential mandate.
The Food and Drug Administration is enforcing a new law that requires tobacco companies to reveal their ingredients in cigarettes and other tobacco products.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will open a public hearing in March to dicuss tougher regulations on tanning beds, giving concern to the tanning bed industry.