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April 25, 2017

The secrets to getting started in yoga

Megan Hall, the manager of Yoga Sol, gives her advice to newcomers.

April 24, 2017

How to exercise without really trying

These menial workouts can keep even those who are least inclined to work out somewhat active.

April 23, 2017

Four workout plans to get you comfortably calling yourself a ‘runner’

Don’t let your mascara run faster than you.

April 20, 2017

Off-campus exercise spots to spice up your workout routine

Off-campus exercise spots to spice up your workout routine

Columbia has more to offer than MizzouRec.

April 20, 2017

Switch up your MizzouRec routine with TigerX classes

There are endless ways to get your grind on, whether you’re searching for zen or a high-intensity pump session.

April 20, 2017

MOVE’s self-care guide: Taking a break has never been so important

MOVE’s self-care guide: Taking a break has never been so important

With finals on the horizon, it’s important to take the time to focus on yourself.

April 18, 2017

New takes on the most important meal of the day

New takes on the most important meal of the day

Try these fast, easy and healthy breakfasts to make in your dorm or apartment.

April 17, 2017

Achieve your fitness goals with these quick exercises

Achieve your fitness goals with these quick exercises

Just because you don’t have time for the gym doesn’t mean you have to gain the freshman 15.

April 14, 2017

Tired of not sleeping? MOVE can help fix that.

Tired of not sleeping? MOVE can help fix that.

Sleep is a necessary function, so why is it a struggle to get the recommended eight hours?

April 14, 2017

MOVE playlists: Songs you can sweat to

MOVE playlists: Songs you can sweat to

These playlists will give you an extra push to skip your daily nap and get MOVE-ing.

Feb. 14, 2017

Sex Edna: Education is vital to a healthy and happy sex life

From anatomy to toys to boundaries and so forth, education is key.

March 8, 2016

Girls on the Run prepares for April 5K race

Young girls learn about healthy self-image, positive community and achieving goals in Columbia.

Feb. 22, 2016

Check out all the places in CoMo where you can get STI testing

Celebrate sexual health responsibility week by getting checked.

Sept. 30, 2015

City switches back to chloramine

For three months of the year, the city adds only chlorine to disinfect its water.

Sept. 16, 2015

Columbia is the healthiest city in Missouri

Columbia is the healthiest city in Missouri

A study published in USA Today ranked healthiest cities in the U.S. using four criteria.

Aug. 16, 2015

Forum to be held on changes in graduate student health care policy

A subsidy that was once $3,051 has been replaced by a one-time payment of $1,240.

Aug. 4, 2015

Seven mumps cases confirmed with more pending

Crowded environments like college campuses are the most vulnerable for mumps outbreaks to occur, said Michael Cooperstock, medical director of MU Health Care’s Infection Control Department.

May 5, 2015

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A beginner’s guide to working out

Starting a workout routine can be difficult, but here are a few ways to get started.

April 15, 2015

MU students working on suicide awareness documentary

MU students working on suicide awareness documentary

The film aims to provide a deeper understanding of mental illness, self-harm and suicide.

Feb. 25, 2015

UM System offers Million Steps to better health

University employees can receive a full rebate on Fitbits purchased from the Mizzou Store.

Feb. 17, 2015

Active Minds aims to change mental health stigma

More than 16 percent of college students or college-aged people in the U.S. have “seriously considered” suicide.

Feb. 3, 2015

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Food for thought

If you’re feeling stressed, sad or simply down, take a look at some new foods to add to your diet!

Dec. 9, 2014

GIFT GUIDE: FOR: Your fit friend

(Cooler than a jump rope).

Nov. 11, 2014

BEST: Cheap food on Ninth

BEST: Cheap food on Ninth

Because you deserve better than McDonald’s.

Nov. 11, 2014

BEST: Vegetarian food

BEST: Vegetarian food

Where to take your token vegan friend.

Oct. 21, 2014

MOVE’s tips for relieving stress

Feel like your brain is about to explode? Read MOVE’s tips for reducing stress.

Sept. 23, 2014

Brad ‘N’ Butter: Eating ‘Good and Cheap’

Columnist Brad Spudich on a free online cookbook intended to help you eat well on $4 a day.

Sept. 9, 2014

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No pain, no gain for student-athletes

A more effective way of working through pain is tricking yourself into thinking it’s not so bad.

March 19, 2014

Health insurance advocates push last-minute enrollment

The deadline for marketplace enrollment is March 31.

Nov. 5, 2013

Columbia hosts many workout facilities with unique fitness ideas

Columbia hosts many workout facilities with unique fitness ideas

With cookies and ham everywhere, it’s good to find some new, adventurous ways to stay active this winter.

Feb. 11, 2012

MBMI, Zeta Phi Beta raise awareness with Black AIDS Day

The organizations hosted multiple events Tuesday.

April 19, 2011

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Government shouldn't force health on children

The Chicago Public School District's Little Village Academy Middle School banned kids from bringing their own lunches. They may only eat what the cafeteria ...

April 15, 2011

MU Health Care predicts severe allergy season

Columbia uses more oral allergy drops than any other city in the United States.

March 22, 2011

AMA president speaks at MU

AMA President Cecil Wilson explained the Affordable Care Act and its implications.

March 18, 2011

UM System campaign focuses on health projects

An effort to treat pancreatic cancer with gold nanoparticles is one of these projects.

March 15, 2011

Know Your Student Body :

One drink a day can keep the doctor away

Question from Sam, a reader: I've heard that drinking alcohol everyday can be good for you, especially wine... is that true? Chris: The answer ...

March 15, 2011

CDS emphasizes healthy habits for nutrition month

CDS emphasizes healthy habits for nutrition month

The national theme of the month is “Eat Right with Color.”

March 11, 2011

Adderall abuse: Unhealthy, unfair or ineffective?

Adderall abuse: Unhealthy, unfair or ineffective?

The Addiction Journal estimates 1 in 4 college students misuse ADHD medicine.

Feb. 22, 2011

Know Your Student Body :

Pinkeye or Stinkeye?

Have a health myth or question? E-mail Chris at maneaterhealth@gmail.com As a medical student, I am constantly learning about diseases: which diseases are ...

Feb. 15, 2011

Athletics' Pink Out campaign raises money for breast cancer research

Athletics' Pink Out campaign raises money for breast cancer research

MU Athletics and Health Care are working together to raise funds and awareness.

Feb. 15, 2011

MU Health Care reopens two clinic facilities

MU Health Care reopens two clinic facilities

Both facilities will have expanded clinic and storage space.

Feb. 11, 2011

Department of Health announces new plan to extend coverage to college students

New plan aims to keep college students from “falling through the cracks.”

Feb. 4, 2011

Study: Emotional health of freshmen at all-time low

Researchers say the state of the economy could be to blame.

Feb. 1, 2011

MU offers mental health services to students

Students pay a health fee, which pays for four visits to the Student Health Center.

Feb. 1, 2011

‘Blood Brothers’ aims to increase minority blood donations

‘Blood Brothers’ aims to increase minority blood donations

The drive resulted in 42 donations.

Jan. 21, 2011

New year brings crowds to Rec Center

New year brings crowds to Rec Center

The recreation complex typically sees more than 7,000 students in the first few weeks of the spring semester.

Jan. 1, 2011

City, State and Nation :

Salmonella outbreak from Illinois affects Missouri

An outbreak of Salmonella has been traced back to Tiny Greens Organic Farm, located in Urbana, Ill., and has caused several illnesses in both Illinois ...

Dec. 29, 2010

New MU dual-degree combines journalism and public health

Students can earn a Master's in journalism and public health beginning in Spring 2011.

Dec. 16, 2010

MU Children's and Women's Hospital adds 'adolescent activity' room

The space is meant to be used as a lounge for teenage patients.

Dec. 14, 2010

On Campus:

University Hospital commended for improved stroke care practices

Get With the Guidelines awarded University Hospital with the Stroke Silver Plus Performance Achievement Award Tuesday. “We are very proud to have received this award ...

Dec. 7, 2010

NPHC organizations, LBC host HIV/AIDS educational mini-series

Coordinators hope to foster a comfortable environment for discussion.

Dec. 7, 2010

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Accidental injury, disease more common at holidays

If you’re like me, winter break is filled with mixed emotions. Going home to see family and friends, and catching up with their lives ...

Dec. 7, 2010

Nixon opens new autism center in east Columbia

Nixon opens new autism center in east Columbia

A new law requires health insurance companies to cover treatments for autism.

Nov. 30, 2010

City, State and Nation :

Flu vaccines made cheaper in preparation for holiday tavel

The Columbia/Boone County Department of Public Health and Human Services has reduced the cost of flu vaccinations to $15.00 in anticipation of higher ...

Nov. 14, 2010

Know Your Student Body :

How much more likely are you to get an STD while studying abroad overseas?

Andrew writes: “How much more likely are you to get an STD while studying abroad overseas?" Andrew, There isn’t a good answer to your ...

Nov. 12, 2010

MU receives $1 million grant to study geriatric care

The grant will be used to offer new programs to medical students.

Nov. 12, 2010

University Hospital organ donation program receives national recognition

University Hospital organ donation program receives national recognition

The hospital is the only one in mid-Missouri to receive a Medal of Honor.

Nov. 9, 2010

MU study finds new smoking factors

Although Asian Americans begin smoking later, they are more likely to smoke regularly.

Nov. 5, 2010

Survey: Students satisfied with health center, unhappy with parking permits

Survey: Students satisfied with health center, unhappy with parking permits

80 percent of students surveyed supported seniority-based allotment for parking.

Nov. 5, 2010

McDavid gives Fitness Awards to 16 Boone County residents

McDavid gives Fitness Awards to 16 Boone County residents

A special council picked the nominees.

Nov. 5, 2010

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Good health shouldn't be taken for granted

Young adults are notorious for acting recklessly and believing they're invincible. As zestful college students, it's easy for us to take for granted ...

Nov. 5, 2010

Four Loko faces possible bans

Several students in Washington were hospitalized after drinking it.

Oct. 29, 2010

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Hookah not so harmless

A single hookah session exposes a smoker to 45 times the tar exposure of a single cigarette.

Oct. 26, 2010

Medzou holds second online auction

The event raised more than $3,000 for the clinic.

Oct. 26, 2010

Mindful Yoga provides free stress relief for students

The class is offered every Monday in Bingham Commons.

Oct. 12, 2010

Cancer center implements digital technology into mobile van

Cancer center implements digital technology into mobile van

The money came in part from MU.

Oct. 8, 2010

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Does having a romantic relationship make you fat?

Although not everyone is consciously aware of it, many people exercise in order to attract a potential partner. When someone finds another person’s body ...

Oct. 5, 2010

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'Study drugs' not worth the risk

It's finals week and the biggest test of the semester is tomorrow. You've dreaded this moment for weeks and now you're panicking ...

Oct. 1, 2010

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You are not the center of the world

We all have days when any event seems like too much to handle. We find ourselves angry and unable to communicate to others why we ...

Sept. 28, 2010

Sports medicine fellowship to provide treatment to MU athletes

Sports medicine fellowship to provide treatment to MU athletes

The partnership was announced Sept. 24.

Sept. 28, 2010

CDC recommends flu vaccination changes, MU prepares

CDC recommends flu vaccination changes, MU prepares

The CDC recommends all students get vaccinated.

Sept. 24, 2010

Getting bike riders in gear

Getting bike riders in gear

This is your guide to two-wheeling in Columbia.

Sept. 24, 2010

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Supplement academics with feel-good activities

Between tests, quizzes and lengthy homework assignments, all your time can be consumed by achieving academically. When you are focused only on academic achievement, it ...

Sept. 21, 2010

CPR training proves useful for fraternity members

Delta Sigma Phi brothers used CPR training to save three distressed strangers.

Sept. 21, 2010

MU prepares for flu season with new CDC vaccinations

The CDC recommends that all students get vaccinated.

Sept. 17, 2010

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Education primary reason for college

During this time of year, we come to realize the endless summer days of pools, friends and parties are over, and the reality of hours ...

Sept. 14, 2010

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iPods: Hearing hazard?

When I was a freshman, way back in 2004, iPods were a relatively new commodity on campus. A handful of my friends owned the revolutionary ...

Sept. 10, 2010

MU opens doors to Women's and Children's hospital

MU opens doors to Women's and Children's hospital

The hospital is the first of its kind in Missouri.

Sept. 10, 2010

MU avoids egg recall dangers

MU avoids egg recall dangers

The salmonella outbreak has sickened 1,500 nationwide.

Sept. 3, 2010

High mold levels cause problems at McReynolds Hall

High mold levels cause problems at McReynolds Hall

Campus Facilities and MU Health and Safety are working to solve the situation.

Sept. 3, 2010

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Happiness best in moderation

Me, probably you, Will Smith and the American constitution all have at least one thing in common: our support for the pursuit of happiness (hit ...

Sept. 3, 2010

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Man has much to learn from his best friend

As many of you have experienced, the Missouri summer months are insanely hot. This forces animals and humans alike to retreat indoors for most forms ...

Aug. 31, 2010

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Fear of Freshman 15 may spur unhealthy habits

Expectations of college weight gain may cause students to over or under-compensate.

Aug. 27, 2010

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Surviving the college lifestyle

Now that the semester has officially begun, your body is back to being tortured and tormented on a daily basis from having to deal with ...

Aug. 24, 2010

Health care reform affects MU

The Student Health Center is working to ensure students are still covered.

Feb. 26, 2010

New program educates instructors on suicide

The program aims to take a preventive approach to suicide.