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National, State and Hometown Media Coverage

Selected Weekly News Placements
Week of July 21, 2015

View the news coverage online at http://munews.missouri.edu/media-coverage.php.

Pam Hinton, an associate professor and the director of nutritional sciences graduate studies in the Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, found that certain types of weight-lifting and jumping exercises improved bone density in active, healthy, middle-aged men with low bone mass and may help prevent osteoporosis. The Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology is jointly administered by the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, the College of Human Environmental Sciences and the School of Medicine.
Stories about this research appeared in more than 100 international, national and online media outlets, including:
     07/15/15   United Press International (news service/syndicate – website has more than 2.1 million unique visitors each month)
     07/15/15   IANS (India’s largest independent news service)
     07/15/15   Asia News International (news service/syndicate)
     07/15/15   Times of India (#3 most visited international newspaper; 3.15 million circulation)
     07/15/15   Medical News Today (largest independent medical and health news site on the web; more than 11 million monthly unique users and 16 million monthly page views; ranked No. 1 for medical news on Google, Bingand Yahoo!)
     07/15/15   Safety + Health (National Safety Council’s official magazine)
     07/15/15   newsmax health (4.2 million unique visitors per month)
     07/15/15   dailyrx.com (1.9 million unique visitors each month)
     07/15/15   KENS-SAT (CBS) – San Antonio, TX (#37 U.S. television market)
     07/16/15   Life at DailyBurn (more than 67,000 unique visitors each month)
     07/15/15   Reddit.com
     07/16/15   Futurity.org (AAU research news website; 1.9 million unique visitors each month)
Link to news release: http://munews.missouri.edu/news-releases/2015/0714-exercise-may-reverse-age-related-bone-loss-in-middle-aged-men/

A. Drury Cooper, professor of political science and chair of the Department of Political Science in the College of Arts and Science, cautions that the recently announced Iranian nuclear agreement contains nuances and clues to the need for further negotiations and talks and that a continued dialogue with Iran is necessary and recommended.
Stories about this research appeared in more than 60 state and online media outlets, including:
     07/15/15   KOMU-TV (NBC) – Columbia, Mo.
     07/16/15   MissouriNet
Link to news release: http://munews.missouri.edu/expert-comment/2015/0715-expert-available-political-scientist-offers-insight-on-iranian-nuclear-agreement/

Angela Speck, a professor of astrophysics and director of astronomy in the College of Arts and Science, offered her insight into the New Horizons flyby of Pluto. Images beamed back from the spacecraft are the most detailed in history.
     07/14/15   KOMU-TV (NBC) – Columbia, Mo.
     07/14/15   KMIZ-TV (ABC) – Columbia, Mo.