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Illinois

Judge sends marijuana permit challenge back for changes

Judge sends marijuana permit challenge back for changesA legal challenge to an Illinois nonprofit's medical marijuana permit has been delayed.
  • Illinois
  • 3 days, 10 hours ago
Health

Inspirational 570-pound Kansas City man finishes 5K

Inspirational 570-pound Kansas City man finishes 5KDerek Mitchell, 37, weighs 570 pounds. And he just finished his first 5K, a 3.1-mile race.
  • Health
  • 3 days, 22 hours ago
Health

County health rankings released

County health rankings releasedThe annual County Healthy Rankings are out. The list, compiled by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin, shows the healthiest and least healthiest counties in every state.
  • Health
  • 3 days, 22 hours ago
Health

Local genetic counselor on Jolie's latest surgery

Local genetic counselor on Jolie's latest surgeryJolie's latest surgery has women around the world talking again.
  • Health
  • 4 days, 13 hours ago
Health

Health Dept. to study landfill effects

Health Dept. to study landfill effectsIt's part of an effort to determine whether the smoldering Bridgeton Landfill is making people sick
  • Health
  • 4 days, 21 hours ago
Health

Colon cancer survivor inspires others

Colon cancer survivor inspires othersMarch is Colon Cancer Awareness Month, and our guest on NewsChannel 5 at noon wants to give others battling the disease hope.
  • Health
  • 5 days, 18 hours ago
Local

Ky. soldier in STL for daughter's cancer treatment

Ky. soldier in STL for daughter's cancer treatmentA soldier from Fort Campbell, Kentucky, returned from deployment only to find out his 7-yearold daughter has cancer.
  • Local
  • 6 days, 8 hours ago
Health

Alzheimer's drug shows startling promise

Alzheimer's drug shows startling promiseIn a small trial, a new drug has been shown to slow mental decline in patients with early or mild Alzheimer's disease.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Life

Implantable device for sleep apnea offers alternative to C-PAP

Implantable device for sleep apnea offers alternative to C-PAPAn implantable device called 'Inspire" offers an alternative to the C-PAP machine for sleep apnea sufferers.
  • Life
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Health

Doctor explains safe levels of arsenic

Doctor explains safe levels of arsenicA new lawsuit claims some wines have dangerous level of arsenic in them, and the companies who make them aren't telling their customers.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Health

Mom loses 200 pounds, goes skydiving

Mom loses 200 pounds, goes skydivingDebbie Allmark weighed 364 pounds when she realized that she needed to make a change.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Features

Cher pledges to help dementia patient

Cher pledges to help dementia patientYou may have heard Edith Hill and Eddie Harrison's story on the news last year: The couple, both in their mid-90s, decided on a late-in-life marriage that quickly turned into an ugly legal battle.
  • Features
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Illinois

Hundreds evacuated after chemical smell in Madison County

Hundreds evacuated after chemical smell in Madison CountyMARCH 19, 2015: Around 450 people were evacuated at Menasha Packaging in Roxana, Illinois after fumes from a roll of laminate paper mixed with exhaust fumes. Three people were taken to area hospitals for treatment.
  • Illinois
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Health

Man dies after taking 25 shots in 1 minute

Man dies after taking 25 shots in 1 minuteBrazilian student Humberto Moura Fonseca, 23, died shortly after drinking 25 shots of vodka in 60 seconds during a competition, Metro reports.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Health

How hot sauce saved a man from cancer

How hot sauce saved a man from cancerWhile some may find hot sauce too hot to handle, this man owes his life to it.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Health

10 signs you should dump your doctor

10 signs you should dump your doctorThe relationship you have with your doctor is one of the most important in your life. Here's how to know if the one you're seeing is good enough for you.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Health

State mental health director to retire

State mental health director to retireOne of Missouri's longest-serving employees has announced his retirement.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Health

Government may pay you to work out

Government may pay you to work outThis story originally appeared on Redbook.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Health

ACA enrollment deadline extended

ACA enrollment deadline extendedThe enrollment deadline has been extended for the Affordable Care Act.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Health

10 things you're not cleaning (but should)

10 things you're not cleaning (but should)Follow these tips from Carolyn Forte, the Good Housekeeping Research Institute's resident cleaning expert, to make sure your home is truly clean.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Local

Posters share message of poison prevention

Posters share message of poison preventionIt's National Poison Prevention Week, and every year a poster contest is held to highlight the dangers of poisonings and how to prevent them.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Health

Catholic school closed because of sickness

Catholic school closed because of sicknessA Catholic school in Florissant is closed Friday because of sickness.
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Health

Mom & daughter diagnosed with cancer 13 days apart

Mom & daughter diagnosed with cancer 13 days apartThe day after Christmas of last year, Missy Shatley, a mother of three from Wisconsin, was diagnosed with stage 2 cervical cancer after her annual physical.
  • Health
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Health

Blood donors needed after February shortfall

Blood donors needed after February shortfallThe American Red Cross says there's an urgent need for blood donations after more than 200 blood drives were cancelled this winter because of severe winter weather.
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
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This bra can help detect breast cancer

This bra can help detect breast cancerThe bra had an 87% successful cancer detection rate; even with patients with dense breast tissue, which often hides small tumors.
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
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Raising Zay: A family's journey with a transgender child

Raising Zay: A family's journey with a transgender childFour in 10 transgender teens in the United States attempt suicide. Leelah Alcorn's death was a clarion call for the transgender community. This is Zay Crawford's story.
  • Health
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Life

Photos: Young girls death from rare disease inspires worldwide

Photos: Young girls death from rare disease inspires worldwidePersephonee Banks
  • Life
  • 4 weeks ago
Life

Young girls death from rare disease inspires worldwide

Young girls death from rare disease inspires worldwide"Her favorite Weird Al songs were Amish Paradise and Jurassic Park. Very important to know," Amee Banks said, remembering her daughter Persephonee's tunes.
  • Life
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Health

New developments in stroke treatments

New developments in stroke treatmentsThere's a new development in the treatment of strokes caused by blood clots.
  • Health
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Health

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.
  • Health
  • 1 month ago