A Premature Blessing

NICU

By Hannah Robertson The greatest blessings in life arrive when we least expect them. That was the case for theMoore family, whose latest addition arrived almost 8 weeks before her…

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Angie and her Boone Angels

Angie Lewis

By Madison Loethen Boone Health Pulmonary Clinic Patient Service Representative Angie Lewis was doing one of her favorite things in the world – spending time with her family – when…

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Fats

Protein is the main dietary focus after weight loss surgery. Protein at every meal. Eat your protein first. Hit your daily protein goal. In past blog posts, carbohydrates were explained…

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Carbohydrates

After weight loss surgery, the main dietary focus is protein. Protein at every meal. Eat your protein first. Hit your daily protein goal. But what about carbohydrates? Carbohydrates are often…

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A Matter Of The Heart

By Hannah Robertson One day in March 2021, Rickey Harvey was attending a Heart Health Check his wife, Susie, had signed him up for. He had no symptoms but was…

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A New Path

By Hannah Robertson There are moments in life when two paths stand clearly in front of us and we know, instinctually, that the path we take will change everything. For…

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How to Clean Your Plate

By Jennifer Tveitnes, RD, LD Parents past and present have instructed children to “clean their plate” at the family table. Not only are kids expected to finish all the food…

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Plant-Centric Eating: What, Why, and How

The plant-centric eating trend continues to grow with more and more consumers searching for plant-based options on shelves and menus. Sales of plant-based foods and drinks have sky-rocketed the past…

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A Promise Fulfilled

By Jessica Park Long before Columbia became mid-Missouri’s medical center, people received healthcare in their doctor’s office or at home. But as the city grew and medicine advanced, new approaches…

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When Baby Crashes Babymoon

Boone Health NICU

By Erin Wegner When Jessica and Nathan set off on a “babymoon,” they had planned to rest and relax before their daughter arrived. A babymoon is a chance for expecting…

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