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Busted: 8 Common Heart-Disease Myths

Heart disease is often referred to as a "silent killer" because so many people don't realize they're at risk or have cardiovascular health issues. The malady kills about 2,200 Americans every day, making heart disease deadlier than all forms of cancer combined. And yet, there are still so many myths about heart disease floating around.

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Which Is Harder to Raise – A Teen or a Toddler? [POLL]

Being a parent means you’re never off-duty while you make sure your kids are healthy and happy. But being a parent is also exhausting.

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Missouri Students May Be Able To Transfer To Other Buildings

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A measure that would allow Missouri students in struggling schools to transfer to better-performing buildings in their districts has approval from a House panel. The proposal is aimed at addressing flaws in the state's student transfer law

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Preschool and Daycare Centers May Be Required To Release Immunization Records

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Republican lawmaker wants to require preschools and daycare centers to tell parents if there are other children attending who have not been vaccinated. The bill filed Tuesday by Representative Diane Franklin would require public and private facilities to inform parents they can request information about immunization exemptions of other children enrolled

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Winter Weather Advisory Issued For Friday Afternoon And Saturday Morning

The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill/Kansas City has issued a winter weather advisory from this afternoon (Feb. 20) at 4 until 10 Saturday morning (Feb. 21). The National Weather service is predicting a mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain

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Federal Judge Sentences Joplin Man To 15-years In Prison For Child Porn Case

JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled a convicted sex offender must serve 15 years in prison in a child pornography case. Forty-four-year-old Donnie Sumner of Joplin pleaded guilty last year to receiving and distributing child pornography

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A 16-Year-Old Detroit Teen Is Running His Own Record Label

One industrious Detroit teen decided to make his love of vinyl his profession by starting his own record label, Jett Plastic Recordings.

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Enquiring Minds: Self Driving Cars [SURVEY]

Americans' attitudes about the eventuality of self-driving cars range from excitement to sheer terror.

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5 Exercises to Improve Your Heart Health

Experts will tell you that being active and getting 30 minutes of moderate exercise five times a week will improve your health. Active people tend to be fitter and generally enjoy better health. But if you're concerned about your risk of heart disease due to past issues or a family history, there are ways that exercise can help reduce that risk.

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More Missouri Kids Start Off School With School Breakfast Program

Mona Shand

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - It's the most important meal of the day, and a new report finds more Missouri children in high-poverty areas are starting the school day with a healthy breakfast.

According to the Food Research and Action Center, nearly 217,000 kids across the state to

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