The number of tick-borne illnesses in Boone County mirrors a statewide trend.
A new study of more than 170,000 women with the disease could change the face of breast cancer education and treatment.
MO HealthNet, a federal Medicaid program, allows low-income patients with various chronic illnesses to access health care coaches.
Vaccinations will be available in either injected or nasal spray form and cost $20.
Gov. Matt Blunt, an abortion-rights opponent, has launched a task force on a scientific quest to determine how abortions affect women.
Under a new agreement called “Preparing to Care,” the state’s colleges and universities will ask the legislature for $38.3 million in recurring funds to open more places for students to train to become dentists, nurses, optometrists, pharmacists, physicians and therapists.
Janice Templemire, a nurse at the Mulligan Breast Health Center at Ellis Fischel Cancer Center, was diagnosed with breast cancer a year ago.
The Southern Boone County Family Care clinic ended its relationship with University of Missouri Health Care and strengthened its ties to the community.
MU researchers received a $1.25 million grant from the National Institutes of Health in early October to research methods for improving fertility in female cancer survivors.
While some nursing schools around the country have had trouble attracting students, MU’s Sinclair School of Nursing has reached its capacity.
The insecticide Anvil 2+2 is being sprayed in the neighborhoods where the infected men live.
So far, one more case of the virus has been reported this year than in 2006, when four cases were reported in the county.
A grant provides women and girls who do not have adequate insurance with the Gardasil vaccine, but few are taking advantage of the program.
The helicopters that transport people from accidents to the hospital must be flown by someone. Kyle Rehagen is one of those pilots.
A grant now provides women and girls who do not have adequate insurance with the Gardasil vaccine, or the HPV vaccine, for free. The vaccine is offered at four locations in Columbia.
New regulations are designed to ensure products do not contain contaminants or impurities, and that packages are accurately labeled.
With continuing advances in medicine, breakthroughs like medicinal patches are being widely accepted for their convenience and practicality. Along with their growing popularity, however, there have been reports of serious side effects such as blood cots and even death.
Several supporters of midwifery filed an appeal with the Missouri Supreme Court on Thursday in the latest blow in the fight to legalize the practice in the state.
COLUMBIA — A Southwest Columbia woman has contracted West Nile virus. This is the second human case found in Columbia this year.
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