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Missouri Families, solutions for better living

Through our in-depth features, frequently-asked questions and other resources, you can find unbiased, research-based answers to many of life's challenges.


Roasted turkeyFeature Article:

Purchasing, thawing and cooking your turkey

Many people only cook whole turkeys for the holidays, so the following information has been developed as a guide for purchasing and preparing turkey. Learn how to safely roast, smoke or deep fry your turkey...more



Feature Publication:

Seasonal and simple: A guide for enjoying fresh fruits and vegetables



Adults & Children

Teen Pregnancy, Child Development,
Parenting, Child Care, Adolescents



Aging Well, Memory Loss, Osteoporosis, Dehydration, Abuse, Hyperthermia


Coping with Disaster

Talking to children in times of crisis,
Emergency Food Pantry


Developmental Disabilities

Resources for People with Disabilities


Food & Fitness

Eating Well, Keeping Fit, Obesity, Exercise,
Food Preparation, Weight Loss


Food Safety

Storing Food Safely, Canning, Freezing,
Food Poisoning, Safe Microwave Cooking, Thawing



Talking to children about Cancer, Mammogram, HRT, Medications, Medicare



Environmental Safety, Remodeling, Home Ownership, Energy Efficiency


Money Matters

Bankruptcy, Retirement Planning, Taxes, Insurance, Credit, Fraud, Personal Finance, Consumer Action



Divorce, Domestic Violence, Marriage Trends, Enriching Relationships



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Last update: Thursday, November 19, 2015