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Frugal Foodie: Freshen up your drink to look, feel your best this summer

Published May. 11 2016
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Consuming healthy food is vital to the way we look and feel, but are you drinking your way to weight...

Healthy Life: Omega-3 fatty acids - a fishy topic

Published May. 11 2016
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Most Americans should aim to a eat moderate amount of fat in their diet. The goal is to replace most...

Report: Bullying is a serious public health problem

Published May. 10 2016
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Zero-tolerance policies are ineffective in combating bullying, an independent government advisory group says in urging schools to take a more...

Simulation mannequin prepares OB nurses for the worst

Published May. 8 2016
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Obstetric nurses at Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City have a new training tool at their disposal, and they...

Fulton resident hired as diabetes educator

Published May. 8 2016
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Fulton resident Crystal Morris has been hired as the new diabetes educator for SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital — Audrain....

Walk-in clinic to open in Fulton

Published May. 8 2016
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SSM Health Medical Group will open its new Fulton walk-in clinic May 24, according to Janet Wear-Enloe, director of Business...

A pregnant woman walks into a bar: You must serve her in NYC

Published May. 7 2016
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A pregnant woman shows up at a New York City bar and wants to go in and order a drink...

YMCA debuts Kids on the Move program

Published May. 7 2016
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Kids on the Move is a new, free program at the Jefferson City Area YMCA.

Debra Dunham, California Care Center Nurse: Nurses Week is about work, family

Published May. 6 2016
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One of the most popular reasons why people like living in small towns is because of the close-knit, almost family...

Dining Wild: This cup (plant) runneth over with flavor

Published May. 4 2016
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You probably wouldn’t guess that this plant is edible when you first glimpse it in the spring, but some of...

'Residents are her life,' said nurse Rhonda

Published May. 4 2016
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Lloyd had diabetes. Eventually, his illness took its toll and his legs had to be amputated.

Healthy Life: Soy for health

Published May. 4 2016
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Are you confused by the controversy surrounding soy? If so, don't feel alone. A wealth of conflicting reports seems to...

Healthy Life: Nutrition fuels fitness

Published Apr. 27 2016
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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A flexitarian is someone who actively incorporates meatless meals into his or her lifestyle but does not identify oneself as...