MU Fights Hypertension in Dominican Republic

Columbia, MO (KTRS) A new program is effectively treating hypertension in underserved communities, according to a Mizzou study. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, affects an estimated 31 percent of the world’s population. Low income countries, such as the Dominican Republic, are disproportionately affected. To combat the issue, researchers at the University of Missouri partnered with…

Churchill Museum in Central Missouri Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Fulton, MO (AP) A mid-Missouri museum honoring Winston Churchill is launching its 50th anniversary celebration tomorrow with an art exhibit featuring the work of roughly 4,000 students. Officials with America’s National Churchill Museum on the campus at Westminster College in Fulton say the art was inspired by Churchill’s famous “Iron Curtain” speech. The longtime British…