Study: Highlighting Dangers Of Diseases Could Be Key To Getting People VaccinatedThe best way to encourage people to get vaccinated is to educate them on the dangers of the diseases they're meant to prevent, a new study suggests.
Health Dept. to Study Residents Near Bridgeton LandfillDr. Khan says he can't tell yet if the landfill is the cause of ill residents around the area.
At Your Service With Mike ClaiborneMike 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.
STUDY: Free Birth Control Implants Slash Teen Pregnancy RatesResearchers found providing cost-free long-term contraceptives reduced teen pregnancies among sexually active users.
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.
Missouri Seeks to Get More Local Food into SchoolsMissouri is offering grants to help get more locally produced food into school meals and snacks.
Study: Depression Found In PreschoolersA new study has found that depression in children can start as young as preschool.
Risk of Ebola Cases in St. Louis is 'Very Low,' Expert SaysThe Ebola outbreak in Africa is worsening, causing the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to issue a special warning. But how likely is this deadly disease to show up in the U.S. or in St. Louis?
First Case of Chikungunya Reported in St. Louis; Not Contracted in AreaSt. Louis County has it's first reported case of the mosquito-carried disease called Chikungunya, though it was not contracted in the area. "There is no cause for panic, no cause for alarm," says Dr. Faisal Khan, St. Louis County Health Department's director of communicable disease control.
SSM Parting Ways With Neurosurgeon Who Operated on Wrong Side of Woman's BrainSSM Health Care and Dr. Armond Levy both confirm that his contract was not renewed.
First Bird Confirmed to Have West Nile Virus in 2014The Illinois Department of Public Health has confirmed that a bird and mosquitoes have tested positive for West Nile virus.
St. Louis Water Smells, But Safe to DrinkSome residents have complained about the taste and smell.