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New Study Raises More Questions About Safety of Energy DrinksPeople who drink energy drinks may think they're just as safe as other caffeinated drinks, like coffee, but new research suggests otherwise.
Jefferson Co. Council Votes Down 2 Prescription Drug Monitoring Program BillsCouncilman Don Bickowski voted no on both bills, questioning whether Jefferson County can legally collect prescription records under HIPAA.
Researchers Give Thumbs Up to 4 Cups of Coffee a DayScientists reviewed more than 700 pieces of research on the effects of caffeine on humans, concluding that four cups of coffee a day are not bad for you health, including three cups for pregnant women.
Less Invasive Option for Heart Surgery Becomes Available to PatientsDoctors say the next step in the near future is that the surgery and valve could become a primary option for all patients.
Jefferson County To Debate Prescription Drug Database BillsTwo bills take different routes to joining St. Louis County's soon-to-launch database.
Kids With Bedtimes, Mealtimes Less Likely To Be Obese, Study FindsA new study has found that kids with set bedtimes and mealtimes are less likely to be obese, and more likely to be emotionally healthy.
Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino Under Scrutiny For Health ContentsThe new Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino is coming under attack from a health department for its poor nutritional contents.
Local Farmer Warns D.C. About "Super-Bugs" A local farmer is heading to Washington D.C. this week as part of the on-going battle against "super-bugs".
New Tests Allow for Faster Testing of Food PoisoningThere's now a faster way to test whether that queasy stomach is due to a foodborne illness.
Missourians Mark Earth Day 2017Saturday rally in Kansas City and two-day fest at Muny Grounds in Forest Park among the events
New Technology Gives Hope to Infertility PatientsCenters for Reproductive Medicine and Wellness have been selected to help launch the technology in this area.
Rauner: Expanding Abortion Coverage Too ControversialRauner supports existing law, which provides coverage in cases of rape, incest and for health and life of the mother.

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