Mark Cuban has self-published "Shattered Image," which tells of his struggle with bulimia, drug and alcohol abuse and visits to a psychiatric hospital.
Children who go to New Haven, Midway Heights, Rock Bridge, Two Mile Prairie, Ridgeway, Benton and Lee elementary schools will have start times of 7:40 a.m. for the first five schools and 7:55 a.m. for the other two.
Federal officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration say it is too early to say if an outbreak of cyclospora is over.
Cyclospora is a rare parasite that causes a lengthy gastrointestinal illness. Outbreaks have been reported in Missouri and other states, but it's not clear that those illnesses are linked to prepackaged salad mix.
If it becomes final as expected, the advice by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force would clear the way for insurers to cover CT scans, a type of X-ray, for those at greatest risk.
Many heart patients can safely resume sexual intercourse after first checking with their doctors, and the answers to many questions depend on each patient's overall health, the guidance says.
The Columbia/Boone County Health Department will offer a free vaccine clinic Saturday morning to prevent the spread of whooping cough, tetanus and diphtheria.
Struggling with a deadline crunch, some states are delaying online tools that could make it easier for consumers to find the right plan when the markets go live Oct. 1.
The FDA sent warning letters to 15 companies, both in the U.S. and abroad, ordering them to stop selling diabetes treatments which violate U.S. drug laws.
Near-freezing temperatures are supposed to reduce blood flow in the scalp, making it harder for cancer-fighting drugs to reach and harm hair follicles.
A study of older men found those who regularly skipped breakfast had a 27 percent higher risk of a heart attack than those who ate a morning meal. There's no reason why the results wouldn't apply to other people, too, the researchers said.
The Health Department will hold two free clinics for the vaccine next week.
As of Jan. 1, it will be mandated for hospitals to use the screening for critical congenital heart disease on every baby born in Missouri. Gov. Jay Nixon signed Senate Bill no. 230, also known as "Chloe's law" last week.
Small, common memory slips are no cause for worry, although more pervasive memory loss, in which information doesn't come back to you later, could be an early sign of Alzheimer's or or dementia.
Working tends to keep people physically active, socially connected and mentally challenged — all things known to help prevent mental decline.
The unobtrusive monitors are being tested at the TigerPlace retirement community in Columbia.
Nurse, doctor at University Hospital advocate safe use to prevent injuries.
His appointment will begin Aug. 12. Sinek is taking over the position from Dan Rothery, who was president of the center for six years.
The focus groups are part of an update to the Community Health Assessment and Community Health Improvement Plan.
Although the bill makes no mention of specific drugs, state Sen. David Sater has said his bill was prompted by efforts elsewhere to require pharmacists to stock emergency contraception.