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Ready2Eat: Give non-processed food a chance

Published Aug. 17 2016
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I like to cook with real food — real as in non-processed.

Healthy Life: Introducing the new food label

Published Aug. 17 2016
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With kids heading back to school and making more food decisions on their own, this is the perfect opportunity to...

Study: Lesbian, bisexual women developing healthier lives

Published Aug. 14 2016
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About five days a week at 5:30 a.m., Hudson Lavender meets a friend in front of her home for an...

Frugal Foodie: Don't underestimate the power of protein

Published Aug. 10 2016
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Protein is a macronutrient that is essential to building muscle mass; proteins are the building blocks of life.

Healthy Life: Ice the oolong tea

Published Aug. 10 2016
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Is tea a favored drink on a summer's day? If not, perhaps you will reconsider.

UN bungles response to yellow fever outbreak in Africa

Published Aug. 4 2016
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As a yellow fever outbreak in central Africa exploded, 1 million vaccines disappeared in Angola.

Healthy Life: Red flags of fad diets

Published Aug. 3 2016
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Fast results with minimal effort may sound promising, but often there is a catch.

Express Care of JCMG opens Monday

Published Jul. 31 2016
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Beginning Monday, residents on Jefferson City's east end will have a new walk-in clinic designed to treat immediate, non-emergent health...

Medicare safeguard overwhelmed by pricey drugs

Published Jul. 27 2016
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A safeguard for Medicare beneficiaries has become a way for drugmakers to get paid billions of dollars for pricey medications...

Healthy Life: Salads - hold the lettuce, please!

Published Jul. 27 2016
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Take advantage of low-cost vegetables and fruit in season to create fast, filling and satisfying salads. Creating non-lettuce-based salads offers...

Art with heart making children's wards less scary

Published Jul. 27 2016
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For Dorkas Kaya and other young patients with HIV, seeing the walls of their residential treatment facility transformed with broad...

Healthy Life: Beans: quick, easy and filling (cheap too!)

Published Jul. 13 2016
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The high fiber and low glycemic index make beans a great choice for diabetics, those with cardiovascular disease, and anyone...

Sunscreen doesn't work as well as it says: What to do?

Published Jul. 13 2016
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Something to consider as you head to the beach or pool this summer: That sunscreen in your bag may not...

FDA approves first dissolving stent for US patients

Published Jul. 13 2016
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A medical implant that slowly dissolves into the body could be the answer to long-standing safety concerns with devices used...

Summer: The season for renewed health goals

Published Jul. 10 2016
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As the weather gets warmer, we have a lot of reasons to set new fitness and health goals.

Jefferson City Council to consider community wellness commission

Published Jul. 7 2016
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The Jefferson City Council will consider a new community wellness commission after a few final tweaks were made to the...

Frugal Foodie: Overcoming the sweet tooth

Published Jul. 6 2016
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The average American eats their weight in sugar each year.

Getting overdose antidote with painkillers may cut ER visits

Published Jul. 5 2016
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Overdoses don't happen just to heroin addicts — patients who legally use strong painkillers called opioids are at risk in...

FDA approves first pill to treat all forms of hepatitis C

Published Jul. 5 2016
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Federal health officials recently approved the first pill to treat all major forms of hepatitis C, the latest in a...

University of Missouri settles health care fraud claim

Published Jul. 1 2016
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The University of Missouri has agreed to pay the federal government $2.2 million to settle a claim that their health...

About 1.6M drop-outs from health law coverage this year

Published Jul. 1 2016
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About 1.6 million people who signed up for coverage this year under President Barack Obama's health care law dropped out...

Healthy Life: Adventures with avocados

Published Jun. 29 2016
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It can quickly become confusing when trying to choose a healthy fat option. "Use this, not that" arguments change daily....

Health Beat: Watch your waistline

Published Jun. 16 2016
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June is Men's Health Month, and Lake Regional's James Neill, M.D, is encouraging men to be aware of how their...