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St. Louisan Lucy Hamm turned 107 on January 30, 2015. She posed for a photo with five generations of her family and some local dignitaries (KMOX/Debbie Monterrey photo)

St. Louisan Celebrates 107

Lucy Hamm took a "five generations" photo at her birthday party

Health Reform

Missouri & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

CBS Local Health News
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers health physicist Jon Rankins talks about Coldwater Creek at a meeting on January 30, 2015. (Photo: Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

Army Corps of Engineers Seeks to Soothe Coldwater Creek Concerns

The big question asked by several: Why aren’t there signs, warning children and others to steer clear of the creek?

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Area Law Enforcement Working to Combat Heroin

“We see a lot more heroin use now, a lot more heroin overdoes than we used to,” says ER physician Dr. Cassandra Haddox of St. Anthony’s Medical Center in South County.

National Suicide Prevention

Missouri Suicide Rates On the Rise

More deaths per year than homicides and DWIs combined, says new study.

Illinois Congressmen Rodney Davis & Mike Bost tour Scott AFB Transportation Isolation System on January 23, 2015 (photo supplied by Cong. Davis'
 office)

Scott AFB Plays Part in Ebola Fight

U.S. TRANSCOM comes up with transportation isolation system for patients and caregivers

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New Bill Would Make ‘Conversion Therapy’ for Ill. Children Illegal

The legislation would make it illegal for mental health specialists to try to change the sexual orientation of anyone under 18 in Illinois.

File photo of a farm. (Photo: PASCAL PAVANI/AFP/Getty Images)

Lower Gas Prices Saving Consumers Money at the Grocery Store

Lower transportation costs from farm field to grocery store shelf means we’re paying less for food.

aging depression

Study: Depression Can Precede Memory Loss In Alzheimer’s

New study finds older Americans who show signs of depression, sleep loss and other behavioral problems were are more likely to develop Alzheimer’s.

WebMD Health News
Photo: Getty/Spencer Platt

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.

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