Science, Health and Technology
8:58 am
Thu October 24, 2013

Mo. hospital group charts admission improvements

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The Missouri Hospital Association says there has been a decline in the number of hospital admissions for preventable issues.

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11:24 am
Tue November 6, 2012

Jefferson City restaurants make ordering easier for diabetics

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The Capitol Region Medical Center kicks off a new program to help its diabetic patients. The program works with area restaurants to provide a diabetic detailed menu to customers. Capitol Region Medical Center Dietitian Sarah Burbee heads the program.

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Health & Wealth Update
9:49 am
Wed March 7, 2012

Why 10,000 steps might save your life

John Thyfault, professor of nutrition and exercise physiology at the University of Missouri.
Jacob Fenston KBIA

Everyone knows exercise helps you lose weight, build up muscles, and fit in the swimsuit next summer. But why, exactly, does it lower your risk of diabetes? In this Health & Wealth update, MU researchers look into the relationship between inactivity and spikes in blood sugar that can lead to type 2 diabetes and heart disease.

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