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  • Wednesday, January 28, 2015
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Time is running out if you want to get insurance through the Affordable Care Act health insurance marketplace.
  • 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, December 23, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Gray skies in December may have you searching for sunlight and singing, “It will be a blue Christmas without you.”
  • Monday, November 24, 2014
    BETHANY, Mo. –Keep the kitchen clean to make it a healthier place to gather during the holidays, says University of Missouri Extension nutrition and health specialist Janet Hackert.
  • 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.
  • Friday, October 24, 2014
    COLUMBIA, Mo.– Seven years ago, Sarah Gordon noticed a problem with the children visiting her practice. Increasingly, her young patients were overweight. Gordon knew that she had to do something to change the trend.
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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.
  • 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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