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  • 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.
  • Friday, August 22, 2014
    ST. LOUIS, Mo.– You don’t have transportation to the grocery store. You’re traveling. You need something quick and healthy to eat. But it’s not always easy to find healthy and affordable food in gas stations, dollar stores or corner grocery stores.
  • Wednesday, August 20, 2014
    BETHANY, Mo.– Many people are taking a closer look at what they eat these days. Parents are also concerned about what their babies eat.
  • Friday, July 11, 2014
    BETHANY, Mo. – Think of a rainbow when planning your summer meals, says Janet Hackert, University of Missouri Extension nutrition and health education specialist.
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  • Thursday, July 3, 2014
    NEW FRANKLIN, Mo. – Zane Volkmann always wanted to be a horse trainer.
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  • 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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  • Thursday, January 23, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – If you’re losing your way instead of your weight, University of Missouri Extension specialists have evaluated and recommended several smartphone and tablet apps that might help you get your New Year’s resolution back on track.

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