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Michael O'Halloran

If you've not heard of Big Muddy Fish and Wildlife Refuge, you're not alone. Founded in 1994, TIM HALLER says it's thanks to the "duck stamp" - a license, of sorts, for hunting water fowl - that so much land has been purchased and therefore protected. Also, February is National Heart Month. Hy-Vee dietitian MICHAEL O'HALLORAN joins us with tips on how to keep your ticker ticking! (5:16) February 4, 2020

Wanna keep the flu away? Hy-Vee dietitian MICHAEL O'HALLORAN says to get plenty of vitamin A, which helps boost our immune system by "keeping the lining of our digestive and respiratory track healthy." Also, ELLEN DRUMMOND tells us about Junior Achievement in Central Missouri, a non-profit, volunteer-led program for K-12 students that brings "real life skills" (entrepreneurship, work-readiness, etc.) into the classroom. (4:33) October 16, 2019

Self-described 'head muggle' JENNIFER ROBERTS invites everyone to the Columbia Kiwanis Club's 7th annual Harry Potter Trivia Night - a fundraiser for Beads of Courage! Also, MICHAEL O'HALLORAN, RN, LD, tells us about the many ways we can keep our bones healthy this month - think calcium! - which is Osteoporosis Awareness Month. (4:21) May 17, 2019

The 9th annual Wild and Scenic Film Festival returns this Sunday to The Blue Note in downtown Columbia. Missouri River Relief's KEVIN TOSIE tells us about a couple of the featured films, including Sriram Murali's 'Lost in Light', a film about light pollution. Also, February is American Heart Month. Hy-Vee dietitian MICHAEL O'HALLORAN, RD, LD, says that by adding a little more fiber to our diet (specifically oats), we can help our body lower our LDL cholesterol. (3:29) February 5, 2019