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Woman dies from meningitis in Highland, Ill.

Woman dies from meningitis in Highland, Ill.A northeast Missouri woman has died of meningitis in the Metro East, but there is no public health threat.
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  • 4 days, 9 hours ago
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Tighten your core & improve digestion

Tighten your core & improve digestionIf you're trying to firm up your tummy in time for summer, then you will definitely want to incorporate this one easy move into your exercise routine.
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  • 6 days, 11 hours ago
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Toddler becomes youngest to be cryogenically frozen

Toddler becomes youngest to be cryogenically frozenLast year, little Matheryn Naovaratpong was diagnosed with ependymoblastoma—an aggressive form of brain cancer. After enduring 12 rounds of brain surgery, 20 chemotherapy treatments, and 20 radiant therapy sessions, the two-year-old tragically lost her life on January...
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Baby food recalled after glass found in jar

Baby food recalled after glass found in jarNearly 2,000 pounds of baby food has been recalled because it may be contaminated with small pieces of glass.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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10 things never to say to a woman who's had a miscarriage

10 things never to say to a woman who's had a miscarriageA miscarriage takes its toll emotionally and physically on a woman as well as (if she has one) her partner. I know this from personal experience. Things need to change.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
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Rita Wilson has double mastectomy after cancer diagnosis

Rita Wilson has double mastectomy after cancer diagnosisRita Wilson is revealing she has breast cancer.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
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Rita Wilson announces breast cancer diagnosis, double mastectomy

Rita Wilson announces breast cancer diagnosis, double mastectomyActress Rita Wilson says she has been diagnosed with breast cancer and has undergone a double mastectomy. She credits getting a second (and third) opinion with saving her life.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
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Is it a cold or allergies?

Is it a cold or allergies?The grass is greening up, trees are in bloom, and spring is underway in St. Louis. It all looks so nice, but all of the pollen that comes with it can make you feel miserable.
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
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Husband loses 70 pounds to donate kidney to dying wife

Husband loses 70 pounds to donate kidney to dying wifeWhen doctors told Tracy Spraggins in 2013 that her lupus would kill her if she didn't receive a kidney transplant, she was placed on a seven-year-long transplant waiting list.
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
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Teen is allergic to water

Teen is allergic to waterSpring pollen may be a pain, but 17-year-old Alexandra Allen has a rare medical condition that's worse than a fit of sneezing.
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Taylor Swift shares: My mom has cancer

Taylor Swift shares: My mom has cancerTaylor Swift is sharing some serious and upsetting news.
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
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Soup recipe could help you live to 100

Soup recipe could help you live to 100Bust out the cookware, we know what's for dinner.
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Heroin killing young people in STL area

Heroin killing young people in STL areaA public health crisis that's killing young people from the city to the suburbs and rural communities; that's how those who track substance abuse describe heroin in the St. Louis region with the drug claiming nearly twice as many lives as homicide over the past...
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
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Father wins multiple marathons in 8 days

Father wins multiple marathons in 8 daysMost people beam with pride when catching a bus that's about to speed away, but New Yorker Brian Morseman's running feat is almost too amazing to believe.
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  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
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Baby born without a nose is heading home

Baby born without a nose is heading homeWhen little Eli Thompson was born on March 4, no one had any reason to believe he'd be anything but a healthy, bouncing baby boy. As soon as he was delivered, the doctor placed him on his mother's chest, while his father cut the cord, but when Brandi McGlathery...
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  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
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Teen wants all high schoolers trained in CPR

Teen wants all high schoolers trained in CPRLocal teenager Abby Snodgrass wants to make sure every high schooler in Missouri gets the same basic life-saving skills before graduating.
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  • 4 weeks ago
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8th annual ‘Fight for Air Climb’

8th annual ‘Fight for Air Climb’About 1,200 people climbed St. Louis’ tallest building, the Metropolitan Square, to benefit the American Lung Association Saturday. Each participant raised a minimum of $100 to help prevent lung disease.
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  • 4 weeks ago
Today in St. Louis

Meet the ladies who 'runch'

Meet the ladies who 'runch'On April 11 NewsChannel 5's Nichole Berlie and Sara Dayley will participate in the Go! St. Louis 5K race through Forest Park. Their participation is part of a campaign by the "TODAY" show called #RunForToday.
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  • 1 month ago
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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.
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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.
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  • 1 month ago
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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.
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  • 1 month ago
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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.
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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
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  • 1 month ago
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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.
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  • 1 month ago
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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.
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  • 1 month ago
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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.
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  • 1 month 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.
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  • 1 month ago
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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.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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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.
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  • 1 month, 1 week 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.
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  • 1 month, 1 week ago