Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill faced a hostile group at a town hall meeting Wednesday night in Jefferson City. The main points she addressed were related to health care.
A 6 feet 2 inch, 383-pound eighth-grade football player collapsed and died while running a lap at the beginning of practice last week, causing some to ask whether children's hearts should be tested before they are allowed to participate in sports.
Sen. Claire McCaskill is hosting forums seeking input on health care reform. She has forums scheduled today in Hannibal, Moberly and Kansas City.
Obama's hands-off approach to health care reform has allowed room for factionalism and confusion to derail the process.
There were seven confirmed H1N1 cases during summer school this year, a school official said. On Wednesday, school nurses discussed the health issue at a district staff meeting.
Five health-related organizations in Columbia received grants this summer from the Missouri Foundation for Health.
Veterans and staff gathered Monday morning for a groundbreaking ceremony for a $25 million
construction project at
Truman Veterans Hospital.
Requiring insurance companies to cover the costs of diagnosis and treatment of autism is at the top of Nixon's priorities for autism coverage legislation.
The health officials suggest that parents talk with their family doctors about appropriate medication and with school staff about triggers.
Missouri is ranked below the median in new data released on children's health and well-being.
Scientists plan to begin testing the first swine flu vaccines on healthy adults at eight medical centers around the country.
Votes will be counted today in a statewide election on whether the new Missouri Home Care Union should be created. The union would provide representation for workers who help people with daily activities such as bathing, dressing and cooking.
The trauma center at University Hospital recently became the second in Missouri to be verified as a national Level I trauma center. The designation means the center can treat the most serious of injuries at any time, said Stephen Barnes, associate professor and chief of the division of acute care surgery.
There is a significant risk of breast cancer for women undergoing hormone replacement therapy, and MU researchers think the spice, curcumin, can potentially reduce that risk.
Richard DiPaolo, an assistant professor at Saint Louis University, has received a $75,000 grant to study whether T cells can be used to treat arthritis.
The Missouri Association for Social Welfare is encouraging the state and Congress to allocate more funding for summer food and child nutrition programs.
A jobrecruitment event Tuesday brought people to the Hampton Inn and Suites Columbia. They were seeking to land one of 20 patient care associate positions.
The Boone County Healthy Lifestyle Survey shows residents are trying to improve their eating choices and exercising habits but have noticed a lack of resources.
The state is to add five lysosomal storage diseases to the list of 67 diseases for which babies are already screened.
Missouri has proposed more stringent requirements for day care centers at the requests of early childhood education advocates, who have argued the current system puts children at risk. The proposal is awaiting approval of a legislative committee.