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Express Scripts to Limit Opioids; Doctors ConcernedThe new program from Express Scripts is drawing criticism from the American Medical Association, which believes treatment plans should be left to doctors and their patients.
Study: Binge-Watching TV Shows Causes Poor Sleep Quality, InsomniaBinge-watching TV shows can lead to unhealthy sleep habits in young adults, according to a new study.
SLU Brain Surgery Research Gains National AttentionSt. Louis University neurosurgeons are the first in the world to study what's called awake aneurysm surgery.
Substance Abuse Linked to Consuming Energy Drinks, Study SaysA new study says that young, college-aged adults who regularly consumed energy drinks were at a higher risk of abusing other substances later in life.
Drinking Beer May Lead To Mental Clarity, Study SaysResearchers at the University of Graz say that a mild alcohol intoxication can help clear mental blocks and spark creative thought.
Alcohol Use And Abuse Spiking In U.S., Study SaysSpikes in overall drinking and problem drinking were especially high among women, older Americans, and minorities.
Local ERs Call in Extra Staff for EclipseThey're taking the August 21 total solar eclipse very seriously at many local hospitals.
Illinois Lowers Age for Organ DonorsA new Illinois law lets 16 and 17 year olds sign up for Illinois's organ and tissue donor registry.
Study: Vegetarians Nearly Twice As Likely To Be Depressed As Meat-EatersVegetarians are almost twice as likely to suffer from depression as those who consume a conventional balanced diet, according to a new study.
Colo-rectal Cancer Rates Jump After Long Decline New research shows more people under age 55 are dying of colorectal cancer after decades of declining death rates.
Charlie Brennan Works on Bench Press to Rid Himself of 'Man Boobs'Thanks to Darrell Conner of 20 Minutes to Fitness for helping out our show host.
Jennings Opens Second School Health Clinic The district announced Monday it'll have a second healthcare clinic on site

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