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University of Missouri expels two students, suspends three for violating coronavirus rules

University of Missouri, Columbia Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images The University of Missouri has expelled two students and suspended three for “willful and knowing actions” that violated the school’s coronavirus rules, threatening campus safety, according to an  official. Bill Stackman, the university’s vice chancellor for student affairs, said in a letter to students and staff Tuesday that… Read More »

Missouri woman, 38, says ‘lone star’ tick bite gave her a severe meat allergy

Missouri woman, 38, says ‘lone star’ tick bite left her allergic to meat, rice and 28 other foods – leaving her on a diet of bananas and strawberries Kristie Downen, 38, of Peace Valley, Missouri, was bitten by a lone star tick in July 2015 She began developing strange symptoms include heavy bloating, vomiting and… Read More »

Cerner EHR alert helps Missouri provider reduce blood transfusion rate, save $1 million

Blood transfusion can be lifesaving, but it is not widely known that up to 40-50 percent of blood transfusions in the U.S. are unnecessary, according to the Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety 2017. When used inappropriately, they can harm patients, generate excessive costs, and waste an important, limited resource. THE PROBLEM University… Read More »