The Waterbrook Place project, sponsored by the Regional AIDS Interfaith Network in Columbia, secured the $1.2 million needed for three buildings at Garth Avenue and Worley Street.
Kelli Smith was nervous as she walked into the Philadelphia treatment center, seeking help at last for her anorexia. Looking around at the other patients, she was struck by how young they seemed.
Results revealed that adolescent girls who talk about their problems at length are more likely to show signs of depression and anxiety, although this was not the case for boys, according to a new study by MU researchers.
As technology becomes a bigger part of conducting everyday business, from online bill paying to camera phones, some in Missouri are working to make it a common aspect of medical exams as well.
Ted Distiler, 70, of Jefferson City has been taking care of his wife, Norma, since she was first diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 1993.
In an effort to better represent the residents of Boone County, the Columbia/Boone County Board of Health proposed an increase in board positions and more lenient residency requirements to the Columbia City Council.
There’s a million ways we’re healthier now than our ancient ancestors, but in one way they had it better — when humans walked barefoot, they had far fewer problems with their feet.
A grant from the Missouri Foundation for Health makes it possible for uninsured and underinsured women across Missouri to receive a free vaccine that protects against cervical cancer.
Pharmacist Bill Morrissey is spending more time these days giving customers unwelcome news: Their health insurance provider refuses to cover the cost of their prescription.
Nearly 5,000 families will seek to convince a special “vaccine court” in Washington that the vaccines can cause healthy children to become autistic — even though a large body of evidence and expert opinion has found no link.
After nearly six months of waiting, Dave Chrystal received notice that he would be getting a heart from a 24-year-old Kansas suicide victim in what Chrystal called “the most emotional moment anyone could ever experience.”
When Children’s Hospital at MU Health Care asked Pascale’s Pals for a VeinViewer machine, Sylvie Carpentier, founder of the organization, did not hesitate to write the $25,000 check.
Pincered by rising costs and eroding reimbursements, and resentful of what they regard as a long-standing and unfair financial burden, some doctors are refusing to buy it or restricting who receives the shots.
Ever leave your doctor’s office more confused about your health issues than when you walked in?
JEFFERSON CITY — Abortion-rights opponent groups are raising concerns that legislation allowing certified midwives to deliver babies could inadvertently open the way for people other than doctors to perform abortions.
Michelle Howell says each of the vans in her medical transport business pile up about 350 miles a day from driving people in rural mid-Missouri to and from their medical appointments.
Junior Prince sat on a white 5-gallon bucket hoping for a bite on one of his three lines in Little Dixie Lake. The catfish weren’t interested.
Experts agree that naps can be beneficial to long-term health and can help alleviate sleep deprivation.
For a few minutes, the participants in Tomorrow’s Health Care Elite got a firsthand taste of what it might be like to participate in saving someone’s life.
MU will receive up to $10 million from the U.S. Department of Defense for a five-year research and development study of miniature nanotech devices that enhance Army weapons and defense systems.