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Study Finds Cell Phone Use Linked to Carpal TunnelPut down your phone already! Is your cell phone giving you carpal tunnel syndrome?
Local Author Gives Advice on Handling Cancer DiagnosisHaugk says the practical guide to cancer diagnoses is getting international attention.
Local Hospital Ranks Top 50 in 'Best Children's Hospitals'U.S. News and World Report ranks St. Louis Children's Hospital in the top 50 in all ten pediatric specialties it surveyed.
Y98 Host Paul Cook Announces Cancer DiagnosisPopular afternoon drive radio host Paul Cook announced this week that he has been diagnosed with stage four colorectal cancer.
Study: Jogging 40 Minutes a Day Has 'Fountain of Youth' Effect on CellsAccording to a new study, jogging 40 minutes a day has a "fountain of youth" effect on cells.
Gillette Designs New Razor for CaretakersGillette has introduced Gillette TREO, the first razor engineered for caregivers to shave men who can’t shave themselves.
Local Hospital Takes Part in Kidney Transplant StudyA local hospital has been chosen to take part in the second phase of a national kidney transplant project.
State Warns Illinois Residents About Rabid AnimalsIllinois residents are being warned to beware of rabid animals after more than two dozen rabid bats have been reported in the state this year.
Summer's Longest Day Helps Raise Awareness for Alzheimer'sThe longest day of the year is the summer solstice, but for those with Alzheimer's and their caregivers, every day is the longest day.
Missouri Sues Big Pharma for Opioid EpidemicSuit alleges drug companies lied to consumers about the dangers of addiction.
New Vaccine Could Dramatically Lower CholesterolA new vaccine that's being tested could turn out to be an alternative to statin drugs.
Mo. Auditor Releases State Health ReportMissouri Auditor Nicole Galloway has released a report examining the state's performance in some key areas such as the economy, education and health.

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