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Help Prevent Child Abuse

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. Safe Families For Children of Mid-Missouri is always looking for donations, as well as volunteers. Learn more here. According to the Missouri Department of Social Services Children's Division, its…

Take Back Your Health

The CoMo Wellness Conference returns for its fifth year on April 23 at Cooper’s Ridge event venue. Speakers will cover a variety of health-related topics, including the benefits of chiropractic care, dealing with COVID-19 and more. Starting…

Car-“toon” Into This!

This event from the MU Concert Series at Jesse Hall on April 19 at 7 p.m. is sure to tickle your funny bone and possibly take you on a trip down memory lane. The Queen’s Cartoonists play music from classic cartoons and contemporary…

Need College Cash?

Worrying about funding college can be stressful and overwhelming. Think a scholarship is out of the question if you or your college-bound kid aren't a star academic or athlete? Not so fast. This Prosper U class from Central Bank of Boone…

Consider Colon Concerns

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness month; a great time for women to review our colorectal health, including our colon cancer screening status. By 2030, colorectal cancer (CRC) will take more lives under the age of 50 than any…

Up In Smoke

Are you trying to quit smoking or know someone who is? Whether it's traditional cigarettes or e-ones, there is a wealth of resources available in Columbia to help adults — as well as teens — kick the habit. Smoking is the No. 1 cause of…

How Dreamy

Are you looking to dive deeper into the depths of your mind, understand yourself and gain greater perspectives on how to cause empowering change within? Understanding and interpreting your dreams can help. The Columbia School of…

Gluten-Free Goodness

Trying to eat gluten-free, wheat-free, peanut and tree nut-free, or shellfish and fish-free? Check out Range Free on Orr Street, if you haven't yet. It's an allergen-friendly bakery and café serving up all kinds of "free" foods. You can…

Sick Kids Need Our Help

It's time for Zimmer Communications' annual Children's Miracle Network Radiothon. You can donate today or tomorrow and make a difference in the lives of children being treated at MU Children's Hospital. Zimmer Communications first…

Help To Quit Smoking

If stopping smoking was one of your resolutions, check out Quit Now Classes from the Ellis Fischel Cancer Center. Classes are available online for free and take place every other Tuesday from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Using tobacco in any form…

Spreading Accurate Info

With the recent surge in cases, COVID is on all of our minds. Want to learn the latest stats on where we’re at in Boone County? The Daniel Boone Regional Library is a ready resource. You can see the total number of cases,…

Cervical Screening

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month and it’s a great time for us to review our cervical health as women, including our cervical cancer screening status and HPV vaccination status. Each year, more than 12,000 women are diagnosed…

Donate Blood And Score Big

January is National Blood Donor Month. So many times, other health crises, such as the pandemic, take the focus. But Boone County’s recent spate of fatal car crashes only highlights the need for ongoing blood donations. The dangerously low…
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