The Health Department will begin administering free flu vaccines to children on Monday. The vaccines are available from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
A Missouri House committee will begin drafting legislation in October proposing changes to the state's Medicaid program, it decided Thursday. Boone County Reps. Chris Kelly and Stephen Webber are members of the committee.
Between regular shots, nasal sprays, egg-free shots and high-dose shots, Americans have an unprecedented number of vaccine options to choose from.
In late August, the Missouri Foundation for Health granted $4.9 million to 16 Cover Missouri-affiliated organizations, who will promote awareness about the exchanges through a combination of community outreach and one-on-one certified application counselors.
An alternative TB test, the T-spot test, costs more and is less accurate than the skin test.
Missouri's projected statewide average of qualified health plans in the marketplace was roughly equivalent to the average of plan options in Wyoming, whose population is substantially smaller.
A contractor for Missouri's Medicaid program, Infocrossing Inc., sent personal information to incorrect recipients from December 2009 through June of this year.
Jaimee Zupan reflects on the effects the Colorado floodings have had on her hometown of Aurora. She compared the rainfall to the snowstorm Missouri saw earlier this year.
Assistant Teaching Professor Kristin Metcalf-Wilson's presentation kicked off MU's "Diversity in Action: Bridging Research and Practice" series. She spoke about her extensive research on women's health issues in the state of Missouri and their economic impact.
The economy and other factors could have scared some couples away from having children, some experts say.
We want to raise money for Look Good ... Feel Better by putting on a charity fashion show in April 2014. The goal is to have women from central Missouri who have undergone cancer treatment strut their stuff and stomp out self-doubt with their fierce catwalk.
Two independent studies provided the first look at rates filed by insurers around the country, ahead of the Oct. 1 opening of new state insurance markets.
Thursday's report raises the possibility of one day turning gut bacteria into personalized fat-fighting therapies, and it may help explain why some people have a harder time losing weight than others do.
Certain vaccines offered this fall will guard against four strains of flu instead of three.
All memory loss may not be attributed to Alzheimer's. It may in fact be the result of old age and the lack of a specific protein.
The money will be used for a collaborative clinical effort between the university's nursing, pharmacy, dentistry and social work schools.
School nurse Courtney Stout led a sun safety awareness program at Oakland Middle School. Oakland's efforts were rewarded by an American Academy of Dermatology grant for a new sun shade structure outside of the school.
The drug cut prostate cancer risk by 30 percent without raising the risk of dying of an aggressive form of the disease as earlier results hinted it might.
Tax credits, available on a sliding scale based on family income, will be offered to people who don't have access to affordable coverage through their jobs and buy policies in the new state markets.
A new law will lift strict supervision requirements over physician assistants. The law, which will go into effect Aug. 28, will make patient care more available and expand the job market in rural areas.