Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - Few vegetables elicit less excitement from the average gardener than beet. Once relegated to pickling or making borscht, beet is enjoying greater respect due to its reported health benefits, said University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David Trinklein.
Friday, February 09, 2018 - In the United States, military veterans diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) often are prescribed therapeutic horseback riding (THR) as a complementary therapy, but little is known about how these programs affect PTSD in military veterans.
Thursday, February 08, 2018 - With conflict and climate-related shocks sending global hunger numbers marching back up after declining for decades, FAO is asking for $1.06 billion to save lives and livelihoods and address acute hunger in 26 countries.
Monday, February 05, 2018 - As flu cases continue to rise across the metro area and people crowd local hospitals seeking relief, local health officials offer these tips on caring for someone who may be suffering from the flu and knowing when it’s time to seek medical treatment at a healthcare facility.
Saturday, December 16, 2017 - "Gutting the basic safeguards provided by these two rules will deny farmworkers the right to access pesticide information via a farmworker representative and put children at risk of pesticide misuse, injury, illness, and death."
Saturday, December 16, 2017 - Holiday messages portray a season wrapped in warmth, love and good cheer. For many, however, it can be a time of sadness and grief, says University of Alabama at Birmingham psychologist Josh Klapow, Ph.D.
Saturday, December 09, 2017 - The director of the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment (JCDHE) says a flu shot is still your best defense against the various influenza viruses circulating in the community.
Saturday, December 09, 2017 - New studies from MU researchers provide evidence that video game technology can help health care providers discover injury risk and track rehabilitation progress among athletes, patients
Saturday, December 09, 2017 - As cold winter months arrive, many people will live in dry, indoor conditions with the heat on all day, which contributes to the season’s being the most common time people complain about dry, itchy and watery eyes.
Saturday, December 02, 2017 - Nancy Altman is president of Social Security Works; Linda Benesch is communications director for the group. They recently wrote the piece "The GOP’s tax cut bonanza is a major attack on Medicare," published by Salon.