End of Life Policy Summit

September 7, 2012

The Missouri End of Life Coalition will host its Eighth Annual Policy Summit from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., on September 27 at the Capitol Plaza Hotel in Jefferson City.  This year's Summit features keynote sessions on Empowering Caregivers who are making the difficult end-of-life choices; an actual end-of-life journey; discussion on whether hospice patients should be driving; cultural differences in end-of-life care and the transportable physician orders for patient preferences (TPOPP).Complete news release belowFROM: Missouri Press Flash News! ServiceTO: News DeskSept. 7, 2012Note: This Flash News! item is being distributed by Missouri Press Service. MPS is not the source of the news. If you need further information or verification, contact the person listed in the news release, do not "reply" to this message.-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESept. 7, 2012For media inquiries call Diane Carey at 573-635-4999 or email dcarey@mo-endoflife.orgThe Missouri End of Life Coalition will host its Eighth Annual Policy Summit from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., on September 27 at the Capitol Plaza Hotel in Jefferson City.  This year's Summit features keynote sessions on Empowering Caregivers who are making the difficult end-of-life choices; an actual end-of-life journey; discussion on whether hospice patients should be driving; cultural differences in end-of-life care and the transportable physician orders for patient preferences (TPOPP). Viki Kind, Author of Empowering Caregivers Who Are Making the Difficult End-of-Life Choices will be the keynote speaker and will share decision making tools from bioethics for... continued...
 
 

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Hermann to Observe 175th Anniversary

August 17, 2012

The UberCool German Rock Band, Deutschmeister Brass Band, Die Spitzbuam, and Hermann's legendary Apostle Band will be part of the entertainment in Hermann, Missouri August 24-26 as the community continues to celebrate its 175th anniversary.Complete story belowFROM: Missouri Press Flash News! ServiceTO: News DeskAug. 17, 2012Note: This Flash News! item is being distributed by Missouri Press Service. MPS is not the source of the news. If you need further information or verification, contact the person listed in the news release, do not "reply" to this message.-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------PRESS RELEASE--HERMANNFor more information call:Jim Grebing, 573-270-8488 or 573-486-8995or e-mail hermanntourism@centurytel.netHERMANN 175TH ANNIVERSARY OBSERVANCE WEEKENDThe UberCool German Rock Band, Deutschmeister Brass Band, Die Spitzbuam, and Hermann's legendary Apostle Band will be part of the entertainment in Hermann, Missouri August 24-26 as the community continues to celebrate its 175th anniversary.Special events will highlight Hermann's heritage and include entertainment with German bands, dance groups, heritage tours, special exhibits and programs, activities for children, and plenty of German food. This will continue the formal observance of the 175th anniversary that will run through December of 2012.Activities are being planned throughout town on Friday, Saturday and Sunday with special programs at: Deutschheim State Historic Site, the Museum at the German School, Stone Hill Winery, Hermannhof Winery, and other places. Most musical entertainment will be at the Clara Messmer Amphitheater in Downtown Hermann.Hermann was founded on... continued...
 
 

Sewing Machine Man

August 9, 2012

James Sandfry, of Columbia, MO, is gaining increasing fame as "the sewing machine man." A validation of that term occurred recently when friends helped him  celebrate sewing machine number one thousand that he has repaired in the last three years.Complete news release belowFROM: Missouri Press Flash News! ServiceTO: News DeskAug. 8, 2012Note: This Flash News! item is being distributed by Missouri Press Service. MPS is not the source of the news. If you need further information or verification, contact the person listed in the news release, do not "reply" to this message.-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------THE SEWING MACHINE MANNews Release- Immediate:The Sewing Machine Project,1908 HerifordColumbia, MO 65202Tel: 573/886-78778-8-2012   James Sandfry, of Columbia, MO, is gaining increasing fame as "the sewing machine man." A validation of that term occurred recently when friends helped him  celebrate sewing machine number one thousand that he has repaired in the last three years.   It is important to note that Jim does this work entirely as a volunteer, and the fruits of his labors go all over the world to benefit the lives of very poor families, mostly headed by women.   A woman named Jessie, in Kitwe, Zambia, developed polio as a child. For years she dragged around on the ground. Then she was given a PET (Personal Energy Transportation), a three-wheeled hand-cranked wheelchair, by a mission three miles from her house. She began to attend a sewing class at the center, learned to sew, and received one of the machines Jim had prepared for her. The machine enabled her to... continued...
 
 

Endurance training may be harmful

August 9, 2012

Chronic, excessive, sustained endurance exercise may cause adverse structural remodeling of the heart and large arteries, a special review shows in the July/August 2012 issue of Missouri Medicine, the Journal of the Missouri State Medical Association.  Complete news release below FROM: Missouri Press Flash News! ServiceTO: News DeskAug. 9, 2012Note: This Flash News! item is being distributed by Missouri Press Service. MPS is not the source of the news. If you need further information or verification, contact the person listed in the news release, do not "reply" to this message.  -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Missouri State Medical Association113 Madison Street, PO Box 1028Jefferson City, MO 65102-3015T: 573-636-5151 - F: 573-636-8552www.msma.orgNews ReleaseAugust 9, 2012 Missouri State Medical Association                       Contact: Liz Fleenor, Director, Communications/Managing Editor, Missouri Medicine      lfleenor@msma.org/573-636-5151Missouri Medicine Reports:Chronic Excessive Endurance Exercise Can Cause Cardiovascular DamageJEFFERSON CITY -- Chronic, excessive, sustained endurance exercise may cause adverse structural remodeling of the heart and large arteries, a special review shows in the July/August 2012 issue of Missouri Medicine, the Journal of the Missouri State Medical Association. The Special Review, authored by James H. O'Keefe, MD, the Missouri Medicine Preventive Health Editorial Board Member and Cardiologist at Saint Luke's Hospital in Kansas City, et al., authoritatively... continued...
 
 



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