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Illinois’ Heroin-Fighting Program Costs $25M

Bipartisan bill would also address prescription drug abuse

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Missouri & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Illinois Lawmakers Will Soon Consider Cameras in Nursing Homes

Rep. Greg Harris says the Illinois bill would allow nursing home residents and their families to install recording devices in their rooms.

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Winter Storm Warning Reminders

St. Louis city health department has phone numbers & website information, as well as tips for staying safe in a winter storm.

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Red Cross: Harsh Winter Depleting Blood Donations

Endless snow, extreme cold, and widespread flu keeping donors at home.

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Lawsuit Claims Purina’s ‘Beneful’ Sickens Dogs; Mizzou Vet Professor Not Certain

A class-action lawsuit claims thousands of animals have been sickened or killed by the dry dog food.

Examples of the Shelter in Place pamphlets going out to those living near West Lake Landfill. (Brett Blume/KMOX)

Landfill Neighbors Urged to Build ‘Shelter in Place’ Kits

Critical items include plastic sheeting, weather radio, food and water.

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House Committee Hears Testimony on Bill that Would Legalize Medical Marijuana

“I’m going to say to you right now, I could care less about anybody who wants to get high,” Williams testified. “Your problem, not mine. I’m only concerned about people who need to have relief with medication.”

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Missouri House Panel to Consider Medical Marijuana Proposal

Montel Williams is joining a Missouri Republican in efforts to allow patients with specific ailments access to medical marijuana with a state-monitored distribution program.

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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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