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Photo of Bridgeton Landfill Aug. 19, 2013 showing black liner material to be covered. (Photo: dnr.mo.gov/bridgeton/)

Health Dept. to Study Residents Near Bridgeton Landfill

Dr. Khan says he can’t tell yet if the landfill is the cause of ill residents around the area.

07/02/2015

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Study: Life Expectancy Determined on Your Congressional District

The study breaks down by congressional districts, how well we’re doing from median earnings, to level of education, to life expectancy.

04/23/2015

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At Your Service With Mike Claiborne

Mike Claiborne talks with an author on the real reason behind Thanksgiving, a change in youth football helmets and gives some insight on the upcoming holiday season.

11/23/2014

Researchers found providing cost-free long-term contraceptives reduced teen pregnancies among sexually active users. (Photo by NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP/Getty Images)

STUDY: Free Birth Control Implants Slash Teen Pregnancy Rates

Researchers found providing cost-free long-term contraceptives reduced teen pregnancies among sexually active users.

10/02/2014

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What to Look For in Detecting Serious Respiratory Illness

A nasty cold-type virus is hitting children hard in several midwestern states, including Missouri, where state health officials have confirmed three local cases.

09/09/2014

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