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Department of Health Prompts Prevention Initiative

Preventing illnesses before they begin is the goal of the new St. Louis County Director of Public Health.

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Missouri & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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2 Horses in Illinois Diagnosed with Equine Herpes Virus

Horses shows have been called off in Illinois to stop the spread of infection after agriculture officials said two horses from a northeastern Illinois stable tested positive earlier this month for the equine herpes virus.

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Illinois Residents Hold on to Cannabis ID Card Applications

Illinois health officials warn residents who are applying to get an ID card for medical cannabis, to hold on to their applications.

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Hang Up the Car Keys and Grab a Cycle – ‘National Bike to Work Day’

HOK-St. Louis among companies offering bike racks, showers for workers who bike to work.

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Bird Flu Brings Higher Prices to Grocery Stores

Farm Bureau Commodities Director Kelly Smith says we’ll see the price of turkey and eggs increase.

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Spraying for Nuisance Mosquitoes has Begun in St. Louis County

Most spraying will be done between Sunday and Thursday evenings between sunset and midnight, when mosquito activity is usually at its peak.

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Study Investigates Alzheimer’s in African-Americans

Called the A4 study, researchers will investigate a drug that could prevent Alzheimer’s dementia in people at risk.

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Bird Flu Virus Creeps Across Missouri

A strain of bird flu responsible for the deaths of millions of chickens and turkeys in several states is spreading across Missouri.

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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.

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