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  • Bill Eppridge dies at 75; took famed photo of RFK after shooting

    Life magazine photographer Bill Eppridge was on assignment taking pictures of wild horses in the Montana mountains in 1968 when he got word that Robert F. Kennedy was running for president. "I jumped into my Jeep, drove about 20 miles down the worst...
  • Red wine compound helps kill off cancer cells, new study finds

    Red wine compound helps kill off cancer cells, new study finds
    A new study is touting the cancer-fighting benefits of a compound found in red wine -- but it's not exactly a license to drink. Dr. Michael Nicholl, an assistant professor of surgery at the University of Missouri, is exploring new ways to use the...
  • Do men and women view drunkenness the same way?

    Do men and women view drunkenness the same way?
    At what point would you consider someone to be just "tipsy" as opposed to "hammered" on alcohol? The answer, it turns out, depends on whether you're a man or a woman. In a study published online Wednesday in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical &...
  • Subject: In defense of the besieged email interview

     
    This school year alone, three prominent college newspapers have issued general prohibitions against email interviews. And since "if it happens three times, it's a trend" is an informal law of journalism, I consider it my duty to weigh in. "We've......
  • Dorial Green-Beckham chooses Mizzou over Arkansas

    Dorial Green-Beckham chooses Mizzou over Arkansas
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - M-I-Z-D-G-B! In a scene that mirrored a Presidential visit at Hillcrest High school, Dorial Green-Beckham announced a decision fans across the country had been anticipating for nearly four years. "It is an honor to announce I would...
  • MU medical school seeks to establish Springfield campus

    MU medical school seeks to establish Springfield campus
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. --   Mizzou wants to expand its medical school by partnering with both Mercy and Cox in Springfield. This is in the planning phase but the hope is this partnership will help bring more doctors to rural areas of southwest Missouri. A...
  • Health Notes: 10 ways to be healthier -- and feel better -- in 2012

    <span style=color:#ff0000><b>Health Notes:</b></span> 10 ways to be healthier -- and feel better -- in 2012
         You've heard all the New Year's advice -- eat less, exercise more, etc. etc. Here are some tips from      Kansas primary care physician Dr. Michael E. Monaco of Overland Park, KS, which make it look easy. "Anyone can take simple steps to make 2012...
  • Police training consultants under scrutiny for contracts, expenses

    Police training consultants under scrutiny for contracts, expenses
    A nonprofit foundation paid hundreds of thousands of dollars by the Baltimore Police Department as part of the commissioner's signature training program reported that nearly 40 percent of the foundation's expenditures over two years covered entertainment,...
  • PASSINGS: Theo Angelopoulos, Wesley Brown

    PASSINGS: Theo Angelopoulos, Wesley Brown
    Theo Angelopoulos Award-winning Greek filmmaker Theo Angelopoulos, 76, an award-winning Greek filmmaker known for his slow and dreamlike style as a director, was killed in a road accident Tuesday in Athens. Police and hospital officials said...
  • Moderate drinking tied to lower diabetes risk

    Moderate drinking tied to lower diabetes risk
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Middle aged women who eat a lot of refined carbs might offset their risk of type 2 diabetes by drinking a moderate amount of alcohol, a new study suggests. Following more than 80,000 women over 26 years, researchers found that...
  • Wednesday's Calendar

    Wednesday's Calendar
    WEDNESDAY 'The Art of Uncertainty' Dennis Merritt Jones will talk about "The Art of Uncertainty" at an Inside Edge networking breakfast meeting at UC Irvine's University Club, 801 E. Peltason. The event starts at 6:30 a.m. First-time guests pay $35...