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A doctor looks at a screen as he prepares to operate a patient in the hemodynamic area of the Argenteuil hospital, in a Paris suburb, on July 19, 2013.  AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR        (Photo credit should read FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Hip Resurfacing Vs. Hip Replacement

A traditional hip replacement may not be the “go-to” procedure anymore. A local recent study, shows that hip resurfacing could have better results.


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Wash. U Study Provides Reassurance To Older Mothers

According to a new Washington University study, there is hope for older mothers-to-be without experiencing congenital malformations.


Actor Seth Rogen on Capitol Hill, meets with Senator Mark Kirk of Illinois (Twitter/Mark Kirk)

Actor Seth Rogan Testifies in DC, Meets Ill. Senator Kirk

Rogen spoke about Alzheimer’s Disease impact, & blasted low turnout of elected officials.


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Tylenol Link to ADHD: Too Early to Tell

A local gynecologist says it’s still early in the game to make any decisions about the just reported link between Tylenol use during pregnancy and children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).


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Researchers: Detecting Pancreatic Cancer Earlier

St. Louis University researchers may have found a way to detect pancreatic cancer earlier.


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Study: Pre-School Obesity Declining

Obesity has declined among pre-schoolers according to a new government study and that has a St. Louis University pediatrician pleased.


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Funny Tasting Water? Officials Say Don’t Worry

If Missouri American provides your water and it tastes a little different lately — don’t worry.


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Researchers: Depression Adds to Heart Attack Risk

Local researchers say they have found another big risk factor for cardiac disease and they want the American Heart Association to add it to the list.


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Three Area Hospitals Considered Best In America

Healthgrades is out with its annual list of the best hospitals in America and three local hospitals have made the cut.


MENDOTA, IL - DECEMBER 30:  Trimmed New York Strip steaks sit on the cutting table before being packaged and frozen at Heartland Meats December 30, 2003 near Mendota, Illinois. Heartland owners John and Pat Sondgeroth raise Piedmontese cattle without the use of genetically modified crops, growth hormones or feed containing animal bi-products. They also package and sell this low-fat variety of beef directly to the consumer. Since the discovery of Mad Cow Disease in Washington state in the U.S. last week, the Sondgeroths say inquiries about their beef have tripled.   (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Rising Meat Prices May Determine Freezer Life

Raising meat prices might prompt consumers to extend its shelf life.


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A 28-foot-long, 12-foot-wide  fiberglass Idaho potato on a flatbed truck, pulls into a lot next to the worlds largest Ketchup bottle in Collinsville, Illinois on August 28, 2013. The one-and-only gigantic Idaho Russet is stopping in more than 50 cities to help raise awareness and funds for Meals on Wheels, a non-profit organization that delivers more than one million meals each day to homebound seniors.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Gigantic Idaho Russet Stops in Collinsville

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