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Mobile App by MU Doctor Brings Fitness Tracking into the Exam Room

As mobile health technologies like Fitbits and Apple Health become more common, better health seems inevitable. But much of the data that users can now track never actually reaches their doctors. That’s one of the problems University of Missouri psychiatrist Dr. Ganesh Gopalakrishna faced while treating his patients with various mental illnesses. While some of his patients were logging their activity, both mental and physical, he couldn’t get a good record of it.
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Today Paul Pepper and STEVE DULLE, 2015-16 Rotary Club District Governor, talk about the "Food Fight," which was a joint effort with The Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri to alleviate the hunger problem in Columbia and surrounding communities. Find out how much was raised! At [4:42] director MORGAN DENNEHY and actress DANA BOCKE tell us about Maplewood Barn's twist on their upcoming  production of Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing." (Hint: it involves pizza and football.) September 2, 2015

Lost learning time often means lost potential.

That’s the message from a new national report from nonprofits Attendance Works and Healthy Schools Campaign. 

Sen. Claire McCaskill is embarking this week on an agricultural tour of the state.

The Sierra Club says Ameren's Labadie power plant in Franklin County does not meet state and federal water quality standards and wants it brought into compliance.

On Friday, the environmental group filed an appeal with the state, alleging the plant’s operating permit does not do enough to protect wildlife or groundwater.

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Fifty bridges were added to the list of bridges in critical condition across Missouri this year.

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A Missouri man sentenced to life in prison for marijuana charges has been released after spending two decades behind bars.

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Students at Hillsboro High School are starting conflicting protests over an effort by a transgender student to use the girl’s bathroom.

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A Missouri appeals court will not hear a man's case regarding the dismissal of his affidavit claiming Ferguson officer Darren Wilson assaulted Michael Brown before fatally shooting him.

 

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