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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 Reform

Missouri & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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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.

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New Study Examines Link Between Citrus and Skin Cancer

A new study examines the link between citrus consumption and skin cancer.

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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.

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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 […]

Employees of Purina headquarters in St. Louis wave to a drone camera on June 26, 2015, as they attempt to set a world record for most pets in a workplace. (KMOX/Brad Choat)

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.

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Breastfeeding Rooms Added to St. Charles Government Buildings

Every government building in St. Charles, Mo., will have one breastfeeding room for nursing mothers.

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Study: Time Matters in Treatment of Stroke Victims

Two studies show improvements in the ER and ambulances possibly cutting down critical time for stroke victims.

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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.