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KRCG-TV Jefferson City
MU School of Health Professions associate dean rises in the ranks
Kristopher Hagglund, MU's associate dean of the School of Health Professions since 2001, officially begins serving as the new dean on July 1. Kristopher Hagglund, MU's associate dean of the School of Health Professions since 2001, officially begins serving as the new dean on July 1. "As associate dean, Kristofer has a deep understanding of the ... (more)
Mon May 20, 2013
Murphy Closer To Making a Decision
After twice making unofficial visits to the University of Missouri this spring, ShowMeMizzou.com has the very latest on a Missouri offer's recruitment, including when a possible decision will be made.
Why penguins dumped flight for flippers
The thick-billed murre is a diving bird that flies - just not very well. In fact, when Robert Ricklefs at the University of Missouri at St Louis and his colleagues studied 41 murres in flight, they found the birds consumed 146 watts per kilogram of body weight.
Sun May 19, 2013
When May 19 became day of darkness
Smoke rises from forest fires in California. It's believed that forest fires in Canada caused the day of darkness in 1780.
Sat May 18, 2013
Animal welfare group boosts anti-cruelty efforts
A national animal welfare group has donated $50,000 to a University of Missouri training academy to help rural law enforcement investigators attend anti-cruelty workshops.
Medical News Today
Statins May Reduce Exercise Benefits For Obese Adults
Main Category: Statins Also Included In: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness ; Sports Medicine / Fitness Article Date: 18 May 2013 - 0:00 PDT Statins, the most widely prescribed drugs worldwide, are often suggested to lower cholesterol and prevent heart disease in individuals with obesity , diabetes and metabolic syndrome, which is a combination of ... (more)
The Motley Fool
Pick Your Poison: Overweight or High Cholesterol
Overweight and have high cholesterol? You may have to pick one to work on at a time, according to data from the lab of John Thyfault, an associate professor of nutrition and exercise physiology at University of Missouri.
Thu May 16, 2013
Proposed student housing apartment complex raise concerns with city staff
A Columbia Parks and Recreation commission expected to vote Thursday night on if a proposed eight story student housing complex near the University of Missouri campus will affect the MKT trail.
Why is violent crime so rare in Iceland
Iceland is awash in guns, yet it has one of the lowest violent crime rates in the world.
Upbeat Music Helps Improve Mood
Although the notion of listening to music to improve mood may not come as a surprise, researchers at the University of Missouri found that an individual can indeed successfully try to be happier, especially when cheery music aids the process.
Research looks at teens and their knowledge of news
A University of Missouri journalism researcher says that social-media saturated teenagers aren't necessarily savvier consumers of news.
Wed May 15, 2013
Dual Language in Early Education Best for Youngest ELLs, Report Says
Young English-language learners who are still developing oral and literacy skills in their home languages benefit most in early-childhood programs that regularly expose them to both languages.
Cholesterol-lowering drug may reduce exercise benefits for obese adults
However, University of Missouri researchers found that simvastatin, a generic type of statin previously sold under the brand name "Zocor," hindered the positive effects of exercise for obese and overweight adults.
KSDK-TV Saint Louis
St. Louis United Way names new leader
Orvin Kimbrough will be the new president and CEO of the United Way of Greater St.
Competition With Rivals Boots Male Testosterone Level, But Not...
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The Index Journal
Shawn Bell introduced as latest member of staff
David McCuen introduced the latest member of the Abbeville City staff Tuesday evening.
Science Center hires first VP of development
The University City Science Center said Tuesday that Monica Cawvey has joined it in the newly created position of vice president of development.
Tue May 14, 2013
Trying to be happier works when listening to upbeat music
Recent research at the University of Missouri discovered that an individual can indeed successfully try to be happier, especially when cheery music aids the process.
Bonding bill not being taken up in the Senate
A bill that would give hundreds of millions of dollars for renovating and constructing buildings for the University of Missouri and other colleges across the state is now dead.
Upbeat, cheery music can make you happier say scientists
Trying to be Happier Works When Listening to Upbeat Music, According to MU Research Locally, in Sacramento and Davis holistic music therapists bring uplifting music to make children and adults happier and sometimes to feel less pain, for example, in the U.C. California, Davis music therapy programs, such as those documented in the article, " Music ... (more)