Boone Hospital Team Treats Rare Neurological Disorder

Tension Rises Over New Terms For Old Problem

Tension Rises Over New Terms For Old Problem

New guidelines have recently been released that may change the management of hypertension, otherwise known as high blood pressure.

Answering the Call

Answering the Call

For five decades, Boone Hospital Center’s ambulance crews have cared for patients all over mid-Missouri.

In 1967, Boone County Hospital launched its first ambulance service. 50 years later, Boone Hospital Center’s emergency services team includes nine ambulances, two wheelchair transport vans, and 55 health care professionals, all trained and licensed in emergency pre-hospital care. In 2016 alone, Boone Hospital’s blue ambulances answered over 12,000 calls for help throughout mid-Missouri, to treat patient before they arrive at the hospital.

Go Hard (But Not Too Hard)

Go Hard (But Not Too Hard)

Don’t let overtraining block the path to your fitness goals.

You may have seen this motivational message on T-shirts, social media or the wall at your gym. Fitness culture focuses on competition and hard work. You don’t see motivational images of an athlete getting a good night’s sleep, and you don’t get a cool window decal for eating a balanced diet. But recovery is a necessary part of athletic training

Kids On Track Creating Champions

Kids On Track Creating Champions

5-year-old Lilly Ann walked a marathon despite her fibular hemimelia.

5-year-old Lilly Ann Powell beamed with pride when the Kids on Track medal was placed around her neck. She walked an entire marathon that summer just for this moment. Her mom Bethanie Faye couldn’t help but smile right along with her. She was so proud of how hard her daughter had worked.

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