The Treasury Department said this past week that beer, wine and spirits companies can use labels that include serving size, servings per container, calories, carbohydrates, protein and fat per serving.
In Missouri, the facts are bleak for patients who can't afford dental care. The legislature cut dental services from Medicaid in 2005 for most people in the program. As of 2010, the state ranked 41st in adult oral health care nationally.
The 14 million Americans who currently purchase their health policies individually might need to change their insurance plan this fall, when policies that don't match Affordable Care Act standards will be canceled.
U.S. hospitals usually screen patients to stop the spread of infections caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus or MRSA.
For nearly half of in-flight medical emergencies, there is a doctor on board who can help, and most of these do not require diverting the plane.
The prestigious Institute of Medicine is recommending that schools provide opportunities for at least 60 minutes of physical activity each day for students and that PE become a core subject.
Tracy Ell crafts prosthetics at Mid-Mo Orthotics and Prosthetics. For Ell, who has always loved building and sculpting, his natural ability for creation has enabled him to help others.
Actress Angelina Jolie, 37, writes that she made the choice with thoughts of her six children after watching her own mother, actress Marcheline Bertrand, die too young from cancer.
To try to keep premiums low, some states are allowing insurers to charge patients a hefty share of the cost for expensive medications used to treat cancer, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis and other life-altering chronic diseases.
If the government fails to appeal, it would clear the way for over-the-counter sales of the morning-after pill to younger girls.
The Dynamic Athletics Research Institute has developed a new, marker-less way to track movement. The Missouri Orthopaedic Institute is the only facility in this hemisphere to use the technology.
It was the first time the data disclosing the list prices hospitals charge, compared to what Medicare covers, has been made available to the public. For Boone County residents, the news isn't all bad.
The Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services compiles statistics on the number of cases of sexually transmitted diseases throughout the state.
One hundred hours of preparation paid off with a $7,500 group scholarship for the MU team's presentation on how to improve health care for patients with COPD.
The Missouri Mission of Mercy dental clinic Friday and Saturday provided free fillings, cleanings and extractions to anyone who needed them. More than 1,700 people attended the event in Cape Girardeau.
The disease can be contracted by simply breathing in fungus-laced spores from dust disturbed by wind as well as human or animal activity.
Although more research is needed, preliminary studies show that girls and women who play sports suffer more concussion and feel the effects longer than males.
The application and accessories allow for people to test their blood pressure, run an EKG and take pictures inside the ear to determine infections.
The concerns over triclosan offer a sobering glimpse at a little-known fact: Many chemicals used in everyday household products have never been formally approved by U.S. health regulators.