Treating Your Back Pain is Easier than You Think

Treating Your Back Pain is Easier than You Think

By Amanda Price, MD, Freeman Health System Many ailments can be avoided by getting enough rest, eating right, staying active and living an overall healthy life. However, there’s one problem that will affect most of us at some point in our lives – back pain. According...
A Naturalist Voice

A Naturalist Voice

A Naturalist Voice Witness the Early Summer Launch Field notes by Jeff Cantrell, Photo courtesy of the Missouri Department of Conservation I was a “summer kid,” still a Leo I presume, yet I find it to be no excuse for tolerating the summer temps. It’s hard to believe...
Thin Red Line K9

Thin Red Line K9

Joplin Program Connects Service Dogs with Veterans Article and photos by Savanah Mandeville Amy Donaldson has been through a lot. When an injury abruptly ended her career in the Air Force, she didn’t know where to turn. As luck would have it, she met a veteran with a...
Why I Run

Why I Run

Running Together Grows Family Relationships By Sarah Gooding • Photos by Savanah Mandeville For the Beecher family, running goes far beyond being just a hobby. The sport has inspired strong family relationships, great conversations, vacation activities and careers....