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MU to Participate in Tornado Drill

Faculty, staff and students encouraged to review emergency procedures, update or download GoMizzou app

March 02, 2015

At 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 3rd, the University of Missouri will test all components of its Mass Alert and Warning System. The upcoming drill will be the spring semester test of MU’s full emergency alert system while students are on campus. This test is in cooperation with the Boone County/Columbia Office of Emergency Management and will coincide with the sounding of county/city outdoor warning sirens. In the event of bad weather, the test will be postponed until 1:30 p.m., Thursday, March 5.  Full Story

Breakfast Habits Affect Teens’ Metabolic Responses to Protein-packed Morning Meals

Routine breakfast skippers should gradually increase protein intake in the morning

Feb. 25, 2015

Breakfast habits may play a role in how individuals metabolize high-protein breakfasts, according to a recently published University of Missouri study. An MU researcher compared young women who habitually skip breakfast to those who routinely eat breakfast and found that their metabolic responses to eating a high-protein breakfast were different. Specifically, the habitual breakfast skippers experienced poorer glucose control throughout the day when they consumed a high-protein breakfast, whereas those who typically ate a high-carbohydrate breakfast had improved glucose control after they ate a high-protein breakfast.  Full Story
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