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Government Health & Wellness 

Choose My Plate

New federal nutritional guidelines stress healthy foods in healthy amounts.  More...
Community Matters Health & Wellness Missouri & Ozarks 

Joplin Tornado Relief Efforts

On May 22 a tornado hit Joplin, Mo., causing immeasurable damage to homes and businesses. Residents had a mere 20-minute warning to find shelter before the storms hit. At time of publication, the death toll sits at 122 as citizens of Joplin sort through the wreckage.    More...
Health & Wellness Science 

Mobile Health

Smartphones and related technology help bring more, better, and faster medical care to vulnerable populations around the world.
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Health & Wellness 

The Ban on Drop-Side Cribs

On December 15, the Consumer Product Safety Commission announced new federal crib standards that will stop the sale, manufacture, resale, and distribution of drop-side cribs.  More...
Health & Wellness 

National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month

Early detection can slow the disease's onset and greatly improve quality of life, both for patients and their loved ones.  Take some time this November to arm yourself with knowledge.  More...
Health & Wellness 

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  Consider adding some pink to your wardrobe and some proactive measures to your routine.  More...
Health & Wellness 

Early Family Bonds Lead to Better Health

Close personal relationships, such as that between mother and child, may provide long-term physical as well as emotional health benefits, according to recent studies.
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Community Matters Health & Wellness Missouri & Ozarks 

Shop Local, Eat Local

Greene County citizens are rapidly becoming "locavores" -- those who seek out goods produced within a 100-mile radius of their hometown. When you live somewhere as bountiful as the Ozarks, it's easy to find local produce and meat if you know where to look.   More...
Community Matters Health & Wellness 

Crisis in Haiti: What You Can Do To Help

On January 12th, an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.0 rocked the small nation of Haiti, forever changing the structure of their country and their population.  In the aftermath, individuals and organizations from all over the world are pitching in to do what they can to aid this devastated area.  More...
Community Matters Health & Wellness 

Forget the Fads: Make Health Resolutions that Stick in 2010

Every year it's the same old song and dance - you'll resolve to "lose weight" and "be healthy," and by February, you'll be on the couch wearing sweatpants and eating bonbons.  Instead of making vague, unrealistic goals, resolve this year to take charge of your personal health and inform yourself.  More...
Health & Wellness 

Holiday Snacking Without (too much of) the Guilt

Just can't say no to those holiday party munchies?  Here are a few hints to help you make the healthiest choices from all the tempting offerings on the table.  More...
Community Matters Health & Wellness Law 

Health Care Reform

Making sense of the complexities of health care reform can be frustrating.  Here, we've tried to break it down to the basics for you.
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