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Bounce Off Calories at The Studio's Moon Boot Class

Boots, bands and bouncing—Digital Director Dayle Duggins indulges her out-of-this-world fitness fantasies at The Studio’s All The Way UP moon boot class.

6 Secrets to Winning Your New Year’s Resolutions

We explore why your brain makes New Year’s resolutions impossible to keep and what you can do to change that in 2018.

The Skinny on Clinical Trials in 417-land

In 417-land QPS Bio-Kinetic searches for results through clinical studies while paying stipends to local participants.

Get Fit While Embracing the Frost This Winter

Don’t let plunging temps put the freeze on your outdoor fitness routine. You’ll feel even more energized after one of these cold-weather workouts.

Eliminating the Language Barrier in Health Care

As the number of non-English speaking patients increases, local hospitals are relying on video services to connect patients to translators.

Oh, Baby: Machine-Learning Picks Up on Pain

Missouri State University researchers are using artificial intelligence to recognize when infants are in pain, a project with potential applications far beyond the NICU.

Why Pickleball is the New “It” Sport

The number of places to play pickleball has doubled since 2010. Digital Director Dayle Duggins (aka Dill Duggins) loves pickles, so we sent her to try out the sport with a funny name.

HIIT Meets Technology at Orangetheory Fitness

High intensity training meets technology at Orangetheory Fitness, where you can burn up to 1,000 calories in an hour.

How Local First Responders are Reducing Response Times

Minutes matter in emergencies. That’s why the Springfield Fire Department, Christian County Ambulance District and Rural First are implementing strategies to reduce response times.

Let’s Talk About Poop: Caring for Your Colon

Fight Colorectal Cancer is the loudest national nonprofit advocating for researching and awareness of colorectal cancers. It's spreading its message of the fight from its new national headquarters:...

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