In 2014, try a low-carb diet. Not a low–carb(ohydrate) diet, but a low-carbon one. As in carbon dioxide, the main greenhouse gas causing the climate crisis.
Duke Ellington, Charlie "Bird" Parker and Charles Mingus added jazz and more jazz to the world. But their lessons also added the twist of finding out who you are and pursuing the freedom to keep exploring.
The belief in the power of innocence and compassion has faded into Christmases past.
Consumers and lawmakers must demand tighter security on personal information, the theft of which can cause years of consternation.
For those pushing to bring more health care to the working poor of the Show-Me State, and the massive economic benefits an infusion of $8 billion in federal spending would bring, this is a very important development.
In 2011, Missouri lawmakers rolled back that key provision about renewable engergy credits, removing the requirement that utilities get renewable energy from in-state projects. That allowed electric companies to get RECs from as far away as California, South Dakota and even Canada, something Ameren and Kansas City Power & Light have taken advantage of. That essentially undermines the renewable energy industry in Missouri where it could provide important economic investment in the state and thousands of new jobs.
The driving ethic of the thriving “good food movement” rebuts the insistence that agriculture is nothing but a business.
Bill Hall, president of the Hall Family Foundation, an influential proponent of ending the border war because of the financial havoc it causes, called Sen. Ryan Silvey's bill a "tremendous step forward."
Keeping written notes of events helps revive memories, and remind us to slow down and embrace the past, too.
Let’s celebrate Christmas for what it should be, the rebirth of the planet and peace and tolerance for all mankind.
The new Pope has stressed a less legalistic, rule-bound encounter with the faith, seeking always to forgive rather than to judge. In a remarkable interview with the Jesuit magazine America, he stressed that "we must always consider the person."
No licensed psychiatrist is available in 72 Missouri counties and no licensed behavioral analyst resides in 90 counties.
The issues and conditions that have plagued this long year are not magically coming to an end on Jan. 1, 2014.
A little bit of help can go a long way. Stopping to give a hand can be a blessing to someone who's cold, frustrated and seeing only the worst of the moment and the season.
Those wind turbines that are sprouting up across the U.S. are being counted on as a green source of energy to replace coal and other less clean sources. The energy they produce is green, but green doesn't mean there isn't a cost.
Middle class prosperity is needed to grow the economy. So where are the solutions?
In giving university leaders the authority to discipline or terminate even tenured professors for vague, subjective offenses, the regents have set up a chilling environment that runs contrary to the ideal of academic freedom.
Almost all the brains of former pro football players that were studied had a disease called chronic traumatic encephalopathy, which is caused by repeated head injuries and can lead to depression, dementia and suicide.
Another of Missouri’s border states is a step closer to expanding Medicaid and reaping the economic benefit of billions of dollars flowing into its state.