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Exercising before breakfast may be best for fat loss

[Adobe Shutterstock photo] For adults who are overweight or obese, timing exercise in the morning before breakfast may help them lose a lot more body fat than waiting until after they eat, a recent British study found.  The study examined how exercising before and after eating early in the day affected muscle fat stores and insulin response in a group of 30 overweight men. It was the first to look at this relationship in people with overweight or obesity, according to the researchers. Participants in the study were divided into three groups: one that ate breakfast before exercising, one that ...

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Doctors say electronic health records cause frustration, burnout

The transition from paper to electronic health records [EHRs] was intended to make it easier for health professionals to access and share patient health information, improve efficiency and reduce medical errors. But it has had the opposite impact … leading to increased workloads, frustration and burnout among doctors, according to a recent cooperative study between Yale and Stanford universities, the Mayo Clinic and the American Medical Association.

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Romaine lettuce again connected to illnesses

Following another large E. coli outbreak, consumers have been warned not to consume romaine lettuce from a northern California growing region. After multiple illnesses connected to an E. coli outbreak, the CDC is once again telling consumers not to eat any romaine lettuce grown in a certain area of the U.S.  In an advisory issued nearly a year after an almost identical warning in 2018, the CDC advised in late November that “consumers not eat and retailers not sell any romaine lettuce harvested from the Salinas, California, growing region.” The outbreak has not yet included cases in Missouri, although several retailers in ...

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Progress 64 West honors names Louis S. Sachs Scholarship winners

The winners of this year’s Louis S. Sachs Scholarship awards presented by Progress 64 West had two vastly different business plans: one was for an already full-fledged operation, the other, an idea for a business. The reward for the young entrepreneurs was a combined $7,500 in college tuition assistance.

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Journalism students recognized

Journalism students from Francis Howell North High and Barnwell Middle traveled to the Fall National High School Journalism Convention in Washington, D.C. Nov. 21-24. The students attended learning sessions, participated in competitions and brought home a few awards.

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Crossings Storage Lot has been approved for a vacant tract of land along T.R. Hughes Boulevard near Hwy. 79.

Crossings Storage Lot has been approved for a vacant tract of land along T.R. Hughes Boulevard near ...