Even though the oil stopped flowing in July and the BP well was finally killed this month, some officials say the toll on mental health may get worse as the financial strains of summer persist into the fall.
A study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds only 38 percent of mothers in Missouri breast-feed their children at six months of age.
Flu vaccines will be offered this week at the Columbia Health Department. The cost is $25 for adults and free for people 18 and under.
As the flu season rears its ugly head again, learn a little more about the warning signs of the flu and how to avoid getting it this year.
A smaller supply of pork bellies and higher feed costs have driven bacon prices up, but enthusiasts such as Jay Gallatin, nicknamed "Bacon Boy" by his wife, haven't decreased their consumption of the cured meat. “I could eat bacon for breakfast, lunch and dinner,” Gallatin said.
The nonprofit organization Grass Roots Organizing celebrated the act, which was passed six months ago.
Many restaurants are turning to social media to help increase customer satisfaction.
Hope McPheeter's plan for a nonprofit organization, Ella's Hope, has made the top ten list for its category in the Pepsi Refresh Project.
Frederick Vom Saal's award-winning work resulted in most stores removing items containing BPA from shelves.
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.