'Tick Explosion' May Be Coming This Summer, Expert WarnsThe director of the University of Rhode Island's tick-borne disease center warns that the U.S. is moving into the prime season for disease-carrying insects
Health Department Searches for Other Bourbon Virus CasesMissouri Health Department officials say they're working with the Centers for Disease Control to see if there have been any other Bourbon virus cases in the state.
UK Grants 1st License to Make Babies Using DNA From 3 PeopleIn effort to prevent women from passing on potentially fatal genetic diseases to their children — the first time such approval has been granted.
Missouri Ranks in Top 10 for DiabetesOut of 190 metropolitan areas studied, St. Louis had the 75th highest diabetes rate at 12.3 percent.
University of Missouri Reports 31 Confirmed Mumps CasesThe numbers reported Wednesday for the outbreak were almost double the 17 cases that had been confirmed last week.
Study Finds Connection Between Light Drinking, Breast CancerResearchers warn there is a small but clear association between light drinking and breast cancer.
Missouri Supreme Court Upholds HIV-Risk LawThe Missouri Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of a woman who did not tell her sexual partner that she was HIV-positive.
Rauner Administration Again Rejects New Marijuana ConditionsThe Department of Public Health announced the decision Friday, spurning recommendations of an expert advisory board largely appointed by the governor's predecessor, Democrat Pat Quinn.
New Treatments to Help Control CancerSiteman Director Dr. Tim Eberlein says that could be available for all patients in a couple of years.
Water System Blamed in Fatal Legionnaire's Disease OutbreakA summer Legionnaire's disease outbreak that killed 12 residents of an Illinois state veterans home and sickened dozens more was likely spread by an aging water system at a 129-year-old facility that lacked several safeguards.
4th Legionnaires' Disease Death at Quincy Veterans' HomeAnother 29 people have been sickened due to Legionnaires' at the Quincy veterans' home.
New Drug Shows Promising Results for Alzheimer's DiseaseThe drug, solanezumab, can slow cognitive and functional declines in those with mild cognitive impairment.