Latest St. Louis Healthwatch
People are getting sick from tick bites from the Lone Star tick, a small brown tick identified by a white mark in the middle of its back.
New wireless defibrillator can be safer than original device. Saint Louis University expects to implant 25 this year.
St. Louis University Hospital breast surgeon, Dr. Teresa Schwartz, says she’s happy to see the new guidelines.
An Iowa high school science teacher lost 37 pounds and lowered his cholesterol after consuming a McDonald’s-only diet for 90 straight days.
As the St. Louis area prepares for more snow and subzero temperatures later this weekend, doctors here continue their plea for more people to get the flu vaccine.
A Missouri lawmaker filed a bill on Monday that would make it law to notify both parents of a minor before their child could receive an abortion.
Young children who create large messes during their high-chair meals may actually be learning identification skills faster than their cleanly counterparts.
David Perlmutter, M.D., Board-Certified Neurologist; President of the Perlmutter Health Center in Naples, Florida; Co-Founder and President of the Perlmutter Brain Foundation; and a fellow of the American College of Nutrition. His new book, “Grain […]
The Joint Commission is urging surgeons and hospitals to cut down on the number of medical objects accidentally left in patients.