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  • Friday, January 16, 2015
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – A new way of eating is making its way through the country. It’s moving slowly, thoughtfully and mindfully.
  • Tuesday, January 6, 2015
    BUTLER, Mo. – In 1970, the late Linus Pauling published “Vitamin C and the Common Cold,” promoting the idea that large doses of the vitamin could reduce the severity and duration of a cold.
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  • Tuesday, November 11, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo.– The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded the Missouri AgrAbility Project a grant to continue its services for another four years, according to University of Missouri Extension state health and safety specialist Karen Funkenbusch, who serves as director of the program.
  • Monday, November 10, 2014
    KANSAS CITY, Mo.– Each year in the United States, there are about 42,000 reported cases of salmonella infection, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Because many cases are not diagnosed or reported, CDC estimates the actual number may be close to 1 million.
  • Wednesday, September 10, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Affordable Care Act has made health insurance available to many Missourians for the first time. If you’re new to health insurance, the unfamiliar terminology may seem daunting.
  • Thursday, June 26, 2014
    BETHEL, Mo –Chris Allen wanted out of the bed. He argued with hospital staff that he needed to go home to harvest crops, feed cattle and cut firewood to heat his farmhouse. 
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