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Spike in Mumps Cases Reported Across Illinois

There have been 52 cases of the viral infection reported in Morgan and Sangamon counties so far this year.

Health Reform

Missouri & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Report: Foodborne Illnesses on the Rise

Just over 19,000 people got sick last year from eating contaminated foods.

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St. Louis Avoids Second Wave of Flu

There’s a second wave of the flu now hitting New Jersey, Connecticut and New York, but St. Louis seems to have missed it.

Recording artist Miley Cyrus performs onstage during the 56th annual GRAMMY Awards Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons honoring Lucian Grainge at The Beverly Hilton on January 25, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Expert: Miley Cyrus’ Allergic Reaction to Antibiotics is Rare

A local expert says an allergic reaction to antibiotics is pretty rare, but it can be life-threatening.

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Study Finds Effective New Hepatitis C Treatment

A local liver specialist is thrilled with a new and effective treatment for Hepatitis C.

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Study: Girls Suffer Worse Concussions than Boys

A local sports medicine specialist says it’s not really known why girls appear to suffer worse concussions than boys—but parents need to be aware of it.

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April Is Child Abuse Prevention Month

The hope is to raise awareness of what remains a significant problem in St. Louis and nationwide.

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Study Finds Link Between Painkillers and Heart Rhythm Disorder

Recent study reveals that the most popular pain relievers may cause a possible heart disorder in the long run.

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Tamiflu Shortage Again

The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.

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DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall — Once Again

The new annual ‘‘best diets” list is out from U.S. News & World Report.

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What ‘Brain-Dead’ Means

What does it mean when doctors say a person is brain-dead?