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'Residents are her life,' said nurse Rhonda

Published May. 4 2016

Lloyd had diabetes. Eventually, his illness took its toll and his legs had to be amputated.

Healthy Life: Nutrition fuels fitness

Published Apr. 27 2016

Whether you work out every day, on weekends or occasionally, eating well can help you prime for a better workout,...

Healthy Life: What to look for in the grocery store

Published Apr. 20 2016

Label reading seems like it should be one of the easiest things to do. The only thing on the label...

Ready2Eat: Have kids help cook to avoid picky eating, make healthy choices

Published Apr. 20 2016

Did you know our taste buds change as we age? Something we used to hate may now be something very...

Frugal Foodie: Why eat breakfast? There are many reasons

Published Apr. 13 2016

Why should we eat breakfast? There are many reasons why we need to eat in the morning.

Healthy Life: Simple ways to cut sugar

Published Apr. 13 2016

Excess sugar intake can be a major weakness for many of us. Attempting to cut back on sweets takes effort...

Mammogram van to give breast cancer screenings in Missouri

Published Apr. 8 2016

A new mammogram van is scheduled to visit various Missouri counties this year to give breast cancer screenings.

University of Missouri nursing school gets $20M for study

Published Apr. 7 2016

The nursing school at the University of Missouri has received nearly $20 million in federal funds to expand research that...

Healthy Life: Sprouted grains: A healthier choice

Published Apr. 6 2016

Have you tried sprouted grains? If not, you are missing an opportunity to pack in vital nutrients!

Healthy Life: Technology for healthy eating and weight loss

Published Mar. 30 2016

There are multitudes of apps, websites and books claiming to be the answer to your weight loss or healthy eating...

Obama turns attention to growing opioid abuse problem

Published Mar. 30 2016

The trajectory of opioid deaths in the United States is trending in the wrong direction and has to be moved...

Healthy Life: Become a flexitarian: a unique approach to healthy eating

Published Mar. 23 2016

A flexitarian is someone who actively incorporates meatless meals into his or her lifestyle but does not identify oneself as...

Lightning strike makes 2 students poster boys for CPR kiosks

Published Mar. 17 2016

Matt Lickenbrock and Sean Ferguson are the poster boys for the rollout of CPR-training kiosks at airports, and for good...

Healthy Life: Wake up to something delicious

Published Mar. 16 2016

Have you ever awakened excited to breakfast? If not, you probably haven't found a quick, go-to breakfast yet.

Frugal Foodie: Spring clean your diet

Published Mar. 9 2016

Spring is in the air! Not only is it a good time to start on spring cleaning, but it is...

Healthy Life: Brown-bag lunches to save time, money, calories

Published Mar. 9 2016

If people can change their habits by bringing brown-bag lunches, they can save themselves hundreds of calories and dollars.

Studies add more evidence of Zika's risk to pregnant women

Published Mar. 5 2016

The Zika virus may be linked to a wider variety of "grave outcomes" for developing babies than previously reported -...

Let your boss track your fitness, get an Apple Watch

Published Mar. 4 2016

You know you need to exercise more, but there's always next week, or the week after. To entice you to...

Funding for University of Missouri reactor makes progress

Published Mar. 2 2016

A state representative says she'll attempt to find $10 million for new training and classroom space at University of Missouri's...

Healthy Life: Soup for health

Published Mar. 2 2016

For many of us, the beginning of a new year brings renewed resolutions to improve overall health. These soups enlist...

Snacks nation: Food makers turning everything into snacks

Published Mar. 2 2016

There are no meals anymore, only snacks.

Healthy Life: "Mindful eating' as food for thought

Published Feb. 24 2016

Mindful eating is a non-dieting approach to weight management. It is being more aware of your eating habits, the sensations...

Frugal Foodie: Rethink snacking for energy boost, weight control

Published Feb. 24 2016

Do you snack when you feel stressed or bored or just when you're hungry? What foods do you snack on?