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- UPDATED: Nurse Found Ebola Free in Preliminary Tests C.D.C. to confirm tests
- Iowa Student Refuses to be Weighed in Front of Class An Iowa middle-school student was willing to put her foot down - just not on a scale in front of the class.
- Bono, Affleck Stay Silent in PSA on Ebola Response Celebrities are playing the waiting game in a new online campaign calling for a unified response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.
- Fight Over Metro-East Hospital Continues Metro-East residents will have to wait a little longer to express their opinions about the planned relocation of St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Belleville.
- Study of Gay Brothers Shows Genes Influence Male Homosexuality A large study of gay brothers adds to evidence that genes influence men's chances of being homosexual, but the results aren't strong enough to prove it.
- Nebraska Hospital: Surgeon with Ebola has Died A surgeon who contracted Ebola in his native Sierra Leone died Monday while being treated in a biocontainment unit at a Nebraska hospital, the facility said.
- Affordable Care Act's 2nd Enrollment Begins Missouri Congressman Lacy Clay was on hand to meet people signing up in St. Ann on Saturday
- Survey: Missouri's Last In Fight Against Lung Cancer WalletHub.com says cigarette prices & state tax on them are very low.
- Glen Carbon Board Votes On Medicinal Marijuana Site Trustees decide against sending state a letter of opposition
- Accidental Poisonings from Laundry Detergent Pods on the Rise Missouri Poison Center's Director July Weber says over 300 children in Missouri have been exposed to the detergent or ingested it, and in our immediate area, over 71 have been sickened.
- Environmental Groups Press DNR for Coal Ash Groundwater Testing LEO's Patricia Schuba says it's critical state officials act now.
- Parkway West High School Raises Thousands for Custodian A few high school students collecting change for an ailing custodian has sparked a fundraising campaign that's raised more than $7,000 in just one day.
- Process to Produce Hemp Oil in Mo. for Medicinal Purposes has Begun Today kicks off a 30-day period when the Missouri Department of Agriculture will accept applications to produce hemp extract in the state.
- Missouri Republicans Call for Ebola Travel Ban Some Missouri lawmakers are concerned the state isn't doing enough to prevent an Ebola outbreak.
- Local Hospitals Now Have New, Tougher Ebola Care Guidelines The revised recommendations include protective covering from head to toe and the use of a site manager to supervise the donning and removal of protective gear.