6 hrs ago
Monroe Co. college picks new president
Kojo Quartey, who most recently served as provost of the City Colleges of Chicago, was chosen with a unanimous vote over three other finalists.
11 hrs ago
Visit Could Lead To Commitment To Mizzou
ShowMeMizzou.com spoke to a defender recently about his recruitment and learned about the possibility of where he might land after plans for a summer visit to the University of Missouri.
15 hrs ago
Grundy County Remembers Fallen Soldiers
Extensive research has now revealed that at least seven men died. After 60 years, these seven brave men need to be recognized and honored.
19 hrs ago
The Huffington Post
Richard Branson To Class Of 2013: Create Your Own Opportunities
Richard Branson, founder and chairman of the Virgin Group, told members of the Class of 2013 to "be ambitious." "Be ambitious.
Radioactive nanoparticles have been developed to target cancer cells
The fight against cancer remains aggressive from many dimensions, with radiation therapy, chemotherapy, surgery and natural interventions dealing with healthy diets and exercise being promoted.
The Joplin Independent
Crowder administrators switch roles
The Board of Trustees of Crowder College has announced that Dr. Kent Farnsworth will serve as interim president of Crowder College for the 2013-2014 school year.
Wed May 22, 2013
Maxine Jeanette Frerking Worley, Jan. 11, 1926 - May 21, 2013
Maxine was born Jan. 11, 1926, to the late Ralph Frerking and Clara Haase Frerking in Higginsville, Mo.
Spring to Dance Festival welcomes Grand Rapids Ballet to St. Louis for company debut
Grand Rapids Ballet dances David Parsons' "The Envelope" at the Spring Dance Festival in St.
KRCG-TV Jefferson City
How to help your child cope with tragedy
A disaster expert from the University of Missouri shared with KRCG 13 how you can help your child cope with graphic, tragic pictures of the devastation in Oklahoma.
Tue May 21, 2013
The New York Times
Well: Can Cholesterol Drugs Undo Exercise Benefits?
An important new study suggests that statins, the cholesterol-lowering medications that are the most prescribed drugs in the world, may block some of the fitness benefits of exercise, one of the surest ways to improve health.
Eleanor Christine Mitter, of Columbia, 1954-2013
A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, June 1, at Olivet Christian Church in Columbia.
MU researchers develop radioactive nanoparticles that target cancer cells
Cancers of all types become most deadly when they metastasize and spread tumors throughout the body.
Seven drunk drivers arrested over graduation weekend
The campaign, which ran from May 17-19, coincided with University of Missouri commencement weekend.
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.