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Summer Survival Tips to Avoid Heat Related Illness

Heat related illness led to 25 deaths last year in Missouri, according to the state’s department of health. Officials are advising how to stay safe during Summer Weather Safety Week. Stella Falconer, the quality nurse specialist for Mercy Springfield’s emergency room, says, “Typically we see between 40-50 people each summer, primarily heat exhaustion or milder symptoms. We do on occasion get heat stroke, the more severe, life threatening.” The National Weather Service states the elderly,...

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Family Says Otto Warmbier, American Released By North Korea, Has Died

Otto Warmbier, a U.S. citizen who was freed last week after more than a year in North Korean detention, has died. Doctors who examined him after his return to said he had "extensive loss of tissue" in all parts of his brain. Warmbier, 22, had been in a coma since coming home to the United States last week. His parents, Fred and Cindy Warmbier, said in a statement that their son died on Monday afternoon. "Unfortunately, the awful torturous mistreatment our son received at the hands of the...

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SMS and You News Update 06/26/01

Jun 25, 2001

SMSU,Drury University and others, have joined forces to study water quality problems in the Ozarks. On this edition of SMS and You, James River BAsin Partnership Director Diana Sheridan talks about the effort.

Safe Use of Pesticides

SMS and You News Update 06/19/01

Jun 18, 2001

The Southwest Missouri Health Education Center is hosting an Algebra Academy for high school seniors, and on this edition of SMS AND YOU, Tim Weyers talks about the academy and the role it plays in the centers mission.

Government Workers

SMS and You News Update 06/12/01

Jun 11, 2001

On this edition of SMS AND YOU, Don Hendricks talks with Stephanie Orman, Associate Director of the Center For Dispute Resolution.

Recreation Opportunities in Springfield

SMS and You News Update 06/05/01

Jun 4, 2001

Steve Robinette is the Director of Acedemic Outreach at SMSU, and on this edition of SMS and You, Robinette talks about his recent visit to Dalian China where SMS has established a branch campus at Liaoning Teachers University.

rountree News Update 06/01/01

May 31, 2001

This is the latest news update from the Rountree School.

End of the Legislative Session

SMS and You News Update 05/29/01

May 28, 2001

Ozarks Public Health Institute Director Dalen Duitsman discusses the role the Institute will play in addressing public health issues.

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