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- New Drug for Obesity to Show Promising Results A new way to fight obesity is an injectable drug that is showing promising results.
- Health Dept. to Study Residents Near Bridgeton Landfill Dr. Khan says he can't tell yet if the landfill is the cause of ill residents around the area.
- New Study Examines Link Between Citrus and Skin Cancer A new study examines the link between citrus consumption and skin cancer.
- Smoking Now Banned at All Illinois Public Colleges The only exception to the ban is if you're in a car either driving or parked on campus.
- Missouri Changes Insurance Requirements for Eating Disorders Nixon signed a bill to require insurers to cover eating disorders beyond the point of a person getting back to a certain weight.
- Commissioners Tentatively Scheduled to Review Coal Ash Comments Labadie, Mo. (KMOX) - Franklin County Commissioners could sit down to work on hotly debated regulations concerning coal ash this week. Earlier this month, the commissioners listened to timed testimony from both Ameren and the Labadie Environmental...
- Purina Employees Attempt World Record on 'Take Your Dog to Work Day' The employees of Purina in downtown St. Louis took advantage of "National Take Your Dog to Work Day" on Friday to try and set a world record for most pets in the workplace in one day.
- Breastfeeding Rooms Added to St. Charles Government Buildings Every government building in St. Charles, Mo., will have one breastfeeding room for nursing mothers.
- CDC Approves Two New Meningitis Vaccines A local pediatrician applauds the CDC’s approval of two expensive new meningitis vaccines.
- Salvation Army Breaks Ground on Addiction Treatment Center Six million dollar facility is expected to open during the summer of 2016
- Supreme Court Upholds Nationwide Healthcare Law Subsidies The justices said in a 6-3 ruling that the subsidies that 8.7 million people currently receive to make insurance affordable do not depend on where they live, under the 2010 healthcare law.
- E.coli Concerns at Carlyle Lake Addressed Latest water samples meet all state and federal regulations for safe public use
- Top 100 'Bible-Minded' Cities in America: St. Louis 47th Two other cities in Missouri are ranked sixth and 23rd on the list.
- $2.65 Million Granted to SIUE for Alzheimer's Research The program will begin a period of developing, testing and retesting various drugs.
- Bridgeton Landfill Report: Odor is Not a Health Threat A study of the air quality in and around the Bridgeton Landfill show no public concern for any odor released by the landfill.