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Leading By Example

Leading By Example

Columbia mom chooses to be an example to her mother and daughters.

Emily Merritt has never felt better. She recently lost 16 pounds, got her cholesterol in check, and now has more energy to spend time with her mother, husband, and two beautiful daughters. But she says she never would have gotten to this place, without making the decision to get serious about her health a few months ago.

It is time to think through your Super Bowl game plan!

It is time to think through your Super Bowl game plan!

In general it's best to keep the TV off when eating because it distracts you from utilizing of all of your senses to enjoy your food. That being said, the Super Bowl will likely be an exception to this rule!

When Surgery Brings New Life

When Surgery Brings New Life

Male Infertility specialist Clay Mechlin, MD helped a couple bring new life into the world.

When you look at newborn Harper Hopkins, you may notice his adorable round cheeks and big beautiful eyes that follow you around the room. But you probably don’t know the journey his parents, Jake and Sara Hopkins of Jefferson City, took to get him here.

Boone Hospital Center’s Pain Management Clinic Trials Groundbreaking Drug-Free Pain Management Technology

Boone Hospital Center’s Pain Management Clinic Trials Groundbreaking Drug-Free Pain Management Technology

Boone Hospital Center is trialing a new device that uses electrical impulses to block pain signals from traveling from the spinal cord to the brain, potentially eliminating the need for pain management drugs like opioids. It is the first hospital in mid-Missouri to do so.

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