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New developments in stroke treatments

New developments in stroke treatmentsThere's a new development in the treatment of strokes caused by blood clots.
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  • 5 days, 8 hours ago
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3D model helps doctors during toddler's heart surgery

3D model helps doctors during toddler's heart surgery3D printed models are transforming medical care, making it easier for patients and their families to understand complex medical procedures.
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  • 1 week ago
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JJK stresses nutrition and physical fitness

JJK stresses nutrition and physical fitnessOlympian Jackie Joyner Kersee spent Wednesday morning at Maplewood Richmond Heights High School. As part of Kersee's Get Fit Initiative, she and representatives from the USDA recognized the school district for its longtime commitment to improved nutrition and...
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  • 1 week ago
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Prescription drug monitoring program

Prescription drug monitoring programIt's Recovery Advocacy Day at the Missouri state capital and a group of advocates from St Louis is there today with a coffin filled with prescription drug bottles. Listed on the bottles: the name of person who died from a prescription drug or heroine drug...
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  • 1 week ago
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Find out how fit you are in seconds

Find out how fit you are in secondsThe new test stirring up the medical community.
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  • 1 week ago
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Essential oils: Are they safe?

Essential oils: Are they safe?More and more moms are overhauling their medicine cabinets, touting the healing powers of essential oils instead of pharmaceuticals.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Weird

Girl born pregnant with two fetuses

Girl born pregnant with two fetusesBeing born pregnant is so rare it has only been documented 200 times, but it does happen.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Politics

Mo. House panel to consider medical marijuana proposal

Mo. House panel to consider medical marijuana proposalMontel Williams is joining a Missouri Republican in efforts to allow patients with specific ailments access to medical marijuana with a state-monitored distribution program.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Health

Emergency departments purchasing Narcan

Emergency departments purchasing NarcanEmergency departments across the region are purchasing Narcan in response to a new Missouri bill that allows any emergency responder to carry and administer the drug.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
News

Conjoined twins separated in 26-hour operation

Conjoined twins separated in 26-hour operationElysse Mata still remembers the day a doctor told her she was pregnant with conjoined twins.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Life

Help save lives, 'Go nuts for Haiti!'

Help save lives, 'Go nuts for Haiti!'Annual gala for Meds and Food for kids is next weekend.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
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Meds and Foods for Kids pictures

Meds and Foods for Kids picturesSt. Louis based Meds and Food for Kids has saved more than 130,000 lives in Haiti
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Health

Early cholesterol levels affect heart risks

Early cholesterol levels affect heart risksFebruary is heart month, and the latest findings on cholesterol show even mildly elevated levels between the ages of 35 and 55 can increase your risk of heart disease by nearly 40 percent.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Personal Finance

Candy bars that are good for you!

Candy bars that are good for you!This could be the most popular food deal we've ever featured.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Health

Mom loses son to vaccine-preventable disease

Mom loses son to vaccine-preventable diseaseAs the measles outbreak prompts renewed debate about the importance of vaccine requirements for children, one Seattle mom is sharing her story of losing her first born son to a now vaccine-preventable disease.
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
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Man knocked out in accident wakes up with new talent

Man knocked out in accident wakes up with new talentHammering hooks into the wall for a new exhibit at Gremillion & Co. Fine Art, Patrick Fagerberg is building something, from nothing.
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
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Ill. measles cases climb to 14

Ill. measles cases climb to 14Health officials say the measles case count in Illinois has climbed to 14.
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Study: Menopause may last 7 years

Study: Menopause may last 7 yearsA new study reveals many middle-aged women experience symptoms of menopause for as long as seven years.
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Ill. measles count climbs to 13

Ill. measles count climbs to 13Two more children in suburban Cook County have come down with measles, bringing the Illinois tally of confirmed cases to 13.
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Puerto Rico considers fining parents of obese children

Puerto Rico considers fining parents of obese childrenLegislators in Puerto Rico are debating a bill that would fine parents of obese children up to $800 if they don't lose weight.
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  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
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10 confirmed cases of measles in Ill.

10 confirmed cases of measles in Ill.Health officials say two more infants from a suburban Chicago day care have measles, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Illinois to 10.
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#GoRed for heart disease awareness

#GoRed for heart disease awarenessFCB in New Baden, Ill.
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'Mostly male' woman gives birth to twins

'Mostly male' woman gives birth to twinsWhen a 32-year-old sought fertility treatment in India, she learned that while her appearance is female, her chromosomes are 95% male; the intersex condition is known as XY gonadal dysgenesis, reports the Daily Mail.
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
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Young parents both fighting cancer

Young parents both fighting cancerFriday night, members of a West Michigan community are rallying support for a husband and wife who are both fighting cancer. Ben and Shelby Offrink grew up in Lowell but their brave battle is touching the hearts of people all over.
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  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
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Young parents both fighting cancer

Young parents both fighting cancerThe Offrinks
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Should you be eating protein bars?

Should you be eating protein bars?If you're about to grab a protein bar, you might want to hear this: dietitians say most people should not be eating them.
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#GoRed for heart disease awareness

#GoRed for heart disease awarenessFeb. 6, 2015 is National Wear Red Day to raise awareness about the dangers of heart disease in women.
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News

Breast cancer vaccine to be next medical breakthrough

Breast cancer vaccine to be next medical breakthroughBreast cancer vaccine could be next medical breakthrough
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  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Health

Movie brings reality of Alzheimer's home

Movie brings reality of Alzheimer's homeIn the new movie "Still Alice," Julianne Moore plays a woman dealing with early onset Alzheimer's disease, and it's drawing new attention to a very difficult disease.
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  • 4 weeks ago
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Farina, Ill. girl hit with bat makes full recovery

Farina, Ill. girl hit with bat makes full recoveryKids hurt themselves all the time, but they may need more than a Band-Aid if they get hit in the head. For one young girl from the Effingham, Illinois area, an impromptu game of softball turned into a serious head injury.
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  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago