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.
MU's children's hospital is set to receive $50,000 as part of the Children's Miracle Network Radiothon.
Health concerns have prompted the EPA and DNR to collect soil samples for the past two years in four northwest Missouri counties.
Fears about undercooked eggs have grown since more than a half-billion have been recalled because of salmonella concerns. Experts encourage caution when cooking and consuming eggs.
Although no deaths have been reported, hundreds of people have been sickened in a salmonella outbreak linked to eggs.
Here are some tips for avoiding salmonella from the Missouri Department of Heath and Senior Services.
A stunning one in five teens has lost a little bit of hearing, and the problem has increased substantially in recent years, a new national study has found.
State health officials say seven salmonella cases in Minnesota have been linked to a multistate egg recall. Missouri is one of the states affected.
Missouri's health department has deleted past years' data of hospitals' infection rates. State officials say it is too expensive to maintain and have received complaints from consumer advocates.
Approximately 700 people participated in the 14th annual Columbia Start! Heart Walk in Peace Park on Saturday.
The MU Health Care Department is scheduled to host free skin cancer screenings at the Missouri State Fair from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The event's goal is to both educate the public on skin cancer and detect early signs of the disease.
BPA, an industrial chemical that could have negative health effects, has been found in thermal paper receipts.
The gap between what people say they weigh and what they actually weigh is becoming smaller.
Two new studies conclude that "hand-only" chest compression is enough to save a life. Also, more bystanders are willing to attempt CPR if they are given firm instructions from an emergency dispatcher and if they can skip the mouth-to-mouth.
The National Institutes of Health will work to find if the age of blood affects patient recovery and, if so, whether older blood can be improved.
Camp Quality in Neosho, whose motto is "letting kids with cancer be kids again," caters to children 4 to 18 dealing with cancer.
A study found that of those who had rehab before surgery, less than half needed surgery within two years.
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists eased restrictions on who might avoid a repeat C-section, declaring a vaginal birth after cesarean safe for most women.