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Jefferson County patient tests negative for Ebola

Jefferson County patient tests negative for EbolaThe Preliminary test results for the possible Ebola case in Jefferson County, Missouri, have come back negative.
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  • 2 days, 7 hours ago
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MU health system won't hire tobacco users

MU health system won't hire tobacco usersThe University of Missouri Health Care system is snuffing out tobacco users as future employees.
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  • 2 days, 9 hours ago
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Athlete, adventurer & survivor

Athlete, adventurer & survivorJudy Frank is packed up and ready for the adventure of a lifetime. The 58-year-old St Louis nurse is a breast cancer survivor, and she's working on getting her strength back both emotionally and physically.
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  • 2 days, 22 hours ago
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$250K is goal for SLU Dance Marathon

$250K is goal for SLU Dance MarathonCollege parties that last until 3 a.m. are nothing new. But blowout bashes that aim to raise a quarter of a million dollars for the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals of Greater St. Louis? That's pretty special.
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  • 3 days, 23 hours ago
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Granite City soldiers headed to Africa

Granite City soldiers headed to AfricaThe Minnesota National Guard's 34th Infantry Division headquarters and soldiers from 11 other states will deploy this spring to support U.S. Ebola response operations in West Africa, officials announced Sunday.
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  • 4 days, 11 hours ago
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Toxic turf: Safety concerns over crumb rubber fields

Toxic turf: Safety concerns over crumb rubber fieldsKatie Felts spoke with numerous medical professionals and some of the top cancer centers in the country to find out if your children are at risk if they play on one of these fields.
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  • 5 days, 7 hours ago
Nation-now

Smoother start, but some struggle with HealthCare.gov

Smoother start, but some struggle with HealthCare.govSign-ups have generally gone more smoothly than last year for HealthCare.gov, although some consumers and insurance agents are having problems with the site that are reminiscent of last fall's open enrollment experiences.
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  • 5 days, 8 hours ago
Nation-now

Police seek man missing penis

Police seek man missing penisAuthorities in New Mexico are working a case that's probably never been depicted on any crime show. Seven years ago, a man's body part was discovered, and who it belonged to is still a mystery.
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  • 5 days, 18 hours ago
Health

Heart stents may require longer blood thinner use

Heart stents may require longer blood thinner useMillions of people with stents that prop open clogged heart arteries may need anti-clotting drugs much longer than the one year doctors recommend now.
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  • 6 days, 8 hours ago
Illinois

Smooth start for Illinois insurance sign-ups

Smooth start for Illinois insurance sign-upsMore than 70 Illinois events in libraries, hospitals and churches are being held to mark the launch of insurance sign-up season under the nation's health care overhaul.
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  • 1 week ago
Health

Obamacare enrollment now open

Obamacare enrollment now openEnrollment opened today for the healthcare marketplace. Across the bi-state, events aimed to reach out to those who still don't have insurance.
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  • 1 week ago
Nation-now

Surgeon with Ebola arrives in U.S. for treatment

Surgeon with Ebola arrives in U.S. for treatmentA surgeon infected with Ebola while treating patients in Sierra Leone arrived in Nebraska on Saturday for treatment at a biocontainment unit where two other people with the disease have been successfully treated.
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  • 1 week ago
Health

Healthcare.gov opens for enrollment Saturday

Healthcare.gov opens for enrollment SaturdayIt's time to get ready for round two of enrollment in the healthcare marketplace. Insurance plans are open for purchase starting Saturday, and there is hope the system will run more smoothly the second time around.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Man gets 100 pound growth removed from scrotum

Man gets 100 pound growth removed from scrotumA West Michigan man is back home and more than 100 pounds lighter, thanks to scrotal lymphedema surgery to remove a growth from his scrotum.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Nonsurgical eye-lift with minimal side effects

Nonsurgical eye-lift with minimal side effectsAre you getting a good night's sleep, but waking up with bags under your eyes?
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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'Vacation breasts' may be here by 2016

'Vacation breasts' may be here by 2016Offering women the ability to test-drive breast implants first led plastic surgeon Norman Rowe to invent the InstaBreast—a "lunchtime lift" offering "instant breast enlargement" that lasts 24 hours, as ABC News puts it. Now he's hard at work on...
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Hidden fat puts men's health at risk

Hidden fat puts men's health at riskHeart disease is just one of the many men's health issues as part of the "Movember" movement, where men don't shave the entire month of November to raise awareness.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Blindness in young women linked to extra pounds

Blindness in young women linked to extra poundsLocal doctors are learning more about a specific kind of blindness directly related to obesity.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
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New York doctor is free of Ebola

New York doctor is free of EbolaNew York City health officials say a doctor who had Ebola has recovered and is scheduled to be released from the hospital Tuesday.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
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McDonald's recalls Happy Meal toy for choking risk

McDonald's recalls Happy Meal toy for choking riskMcDonald's is recalling a Hello Kitty-themed whistle given to children in Happy Meals, citing a chance they could choke on some of its parts.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
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CBS reporter quarantined after Ebola report

CBS reporter quarantined after Ebola reportLara Logan of CBS News is being quarantined in a South Africa hotel for three weeks as a precaution after visiting an American-run hospital treating Ebola patients in Liberia for a "60 Minutes" report that aired Sunday.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
News

Report: Laundry 'pods' sent 1 child a day to hospitals

Report: Laundry 'pods' sent 1 child a day to hospitalsA laundry product designed for convenience has quickly turned into a serious and common hazard for small children, says a report on the dangers of liquid laundry detergent packets.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Health

Free diabetes screenings at the Center of Clayton

Free diabetes screenings at the Center of ClaytonThe number of children with diabetes has skyrocketed in the last 20 years.
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
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Supreme Court will hear challenge on Obamacare

Supreme Court will hear challenge on ObamacareThe Supreme Court agreed Friday to consider a major new challenge to President Obama's health care law.
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Local

Protecting children from food allergies

Protecting children from food allergiesProtecting a child from food allergies can be stressful, especially during the holiday season when all kinds of treats are being brought to schools, churches, and holiday parties.
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
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Artsy bras to benefit Alton hospital

Artsy bras to benefit Alton hospitalSixty embellished bras are on display as part of an annual art exhibit.
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
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STL-made vaccine could be cancer weapon

STL-made vaccine could be cancer weaponAccording to the American Cancer Society, there are more than 1.5 million new cases of cancer each year in the United States.
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Health

Dental office offers free care

Dental office offers free careA local dental office is holding a free dental care day for community members who may not otherwise have the means to receive basic or routine care.
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
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STL-made vaccine could be cancer weapon

STL-made vaccine could be cancer weaponThere is a potentially very exciting breakthrough in the way cancer is treated.
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
5 on Your Side

Schools respond to KSDK helmet investigation

Schools respond to KSDK helmet investigationIt's a game that stays with you long after graduation and for some so can the ramifications.
  • 5 on Your Side
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago