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Med Students Not Prepared to Prescribe Medical MarijuanaMany states allow medical marijuana, but a new local study finds few medical schools are addressing it with their students.
Can Brain Disease Explain Aaron Hernandez's Behavior?His lawyer filed a lawsuit against the NFL and the New England Patriots on Thursday, claiming they failed to protect their players' safety.
Fontbonne Announces Human Trafficking Treatment TrainingUniversity president Michael Pressimone says Missouri ranks 16th in nation in human trafficking cases reported.
Anti-Smoking Campaign Endorses Using E-CigarettesThe "Stoptober" campaign will reportedly promote using the controversial devices in its TV ads this October.
SLU Tests New Stronger Flu Vaccine St. Louis University researchers begin a new study on a high dose flu vaccine given to the elderly.
Opioid Crisis Has Lowered U.S. Life Expectancy, Study FindsAccording to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the country's opioid epidemic claimed over 33,000 lives in 2015.
Teacher's Gross Bread Experiment Gets Kids To Wash Their HandsThe post quickly spread all over social media with more than 70,000 shares and 14,000 comments.
25 Is The New 18? Study Says Teens Are Growing Up SlowerAmong eighth-graders, about half the number of younger teens had a job or tried alcohol compared to kids in the 1990s.
'Mini Satans:' Hospital Workers Removed After Shocking Facebook PostThompson has allegedly taken several pictures and videos of herself using the newborns as puppets as she dances to music.
Kids Going Down Slides On Adults' Laps More Dangerous, Study FindsMore than 350,000 children under six-years-old were reportedly injured on slides between 2002 and 2015.
Antidepressants Linked To Elevated Risk Of Death, Study SaysThe drugs can prevent major organs from absorbing serotonin - a vital chemical used by the heart, kidneys, lungs, and liver - from the body’s bloodstream.
Suicide Attempts On The Rise In U.S., Study FindsYounger adults are even more prone to self-destructive behavior than other groups.

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