In the midst of a worrisome flu season, health officials are pushing doctors to prescribe antiviral medicines more often.
Seven Californians and two people in Utah have confirmed cases of measles likely contracted on trips last month to Disney theme parks in California, state officials said Wednesday.
The first 50-state report on the latest sign-up season under President Barack Obama’s health care law shows that more than 4 million people selected plans for the first time or re-enrolled in what the administration called “an encouraging start.”
Federal funds will provide $30 million for Alzheimer's disease research at Washington University in St. Louis over the next five years.
FULTON — The University of Missouri (MU) Health Care and Nueterra announced a joint purchase of Callaway Community Hospital.
Many people covered under President Barack Obama’s health care law will face higher premiums next year, the administration acknowledged Thursday.
The flu vaccine may not be very effective this winter, according to U.S. health officials who worry this may lead to more serious illnesses and deaths.
Dr. Martin Salia didn't get into the medical profession to get rich, and even though he was a permanent U.S. resident, he chose to work in his native Sierra Leone because the need for surgeons there was so great.
Many older people silently harbor a blood "pre-cancer" — a gene mutation acquired during their lifetime that could start them on the path to leukemia, lymphoma or other blood disease, scientists have discovered. It opens a new frontier on early detection and possibly someday preventing these cancers, which become more common with age.
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Federally qualified health centers throughout Missouri are offering educational courses for registration in open enrollment for the Missouri Health Insurance Marketplace today.
The University of Missouri Health Care system is snuffing out tobacco users as future employees. MU Health Care CEO Mitch Wasden called the move an effort to "lead by example."
Some low-cost generic drugs that have helped restrain health care costs for decades are seeing unexpected price spikes of up to 8,000 percent, prompting a backlash from patients, pharmacists and now Washington lawmakers.
The Central Missouri Area Agency on Aging is holding health insurance enrollment events in Fulton.
The SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital Jefferson City (SSM) is getting ready for its big move on Sunday.
Top medical experts studying the spread of Ebola say the public should expect more cases to emerge in the United States by year's end as infected people arrive here from West Africa, including American doctors and nurses returning from the hot zone and people fleeing from the deadly disease.
Maine health authorities struggled to reach a compromise Thursday with nurse Kaci Hickox that would keep her away from other people, in the nation’s most closely watched clash between personal freedom and fear of Ebola.
What a difference a year makes. The nation's biggest health insurers entered last fall cautious about a major coverage expansion initiated by the health care overhaul, the federal law that aims to cover millions of uninsured people.
A nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa said Wednesday she plans to end her voluntary quarantine, signaling a potential showdown with state police monitoring her home and state officials seeking to legally enforce it.
Talk about a tale of two cities: A Dallas hospital got a pop quiz in Ebola and made an early mistake. New York got a peek at the answer sheet and was better prepared at the start.
As the nation’s strategy to address the Ebola virus continues to evolve, Lake Regional Health System is taking steps to protect its patients and employees.