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8 HIV myths debunked by the experts

HIV/AIDS is one of the highest profile diseases of our times, but many of us are still ignorant about key aspects of the illness, how it works and how to live with it.

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Health effects of aspirin: Where do we stand?

An aspirin a day, keeps the doctor away. Or does it?

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Stop using crib bumpers, doctors say

Worried about a significant uptick in infant deaths, doctors want parents to stop using crib bumpers.

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Rowling defends Snape from haters

Severus Snape: good guy or bad guy?

If you said "bad guy," J.K. Rowling wasn't having it.

The Harry Potter author injected herself into a debate on Twitter of the Defense Against the Dark Arts professor -- and regular Potter tormentor -- after a user w...

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Thanksgiving food to keep away from pets

Pet owners should be wary of giving some Thanksgiving staples to their dogs and cats.

Fire damages home in Boone County

Boone County Fire Protection District crews responded to a fire around 1 a.m. this morning in the 6300 block of Old Village Road. 

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7 things you should know about Macy's Parade

It's a Thanksgiving Day tradition: the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Here are some things you should know about this treasured holiday tradition.

U.S. traffic deaths rising

U.S. traffic deaths have spiked eight percent since the first of the year--this according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. 



REI to workers: Shun Black Friday, enjoy nature

For 13 straight years, energetic REI store manager Nikki Mashapure spent her Black Friday in the retail trenches, trying to keep from being overrun by invading shoppers at work.

But the day after Thanksgiving this year, the mother of three young daug...

Volunteers needed for annual Thanksgiving charity

Free meals Thanksgiving meals available

Free meals will be available for Thanksgiving on Thursday across Mid-Missouri.

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