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Missouri Lagging In Cancer Fight, Says Report

American Cancer Society spokeswoman says state reached 0 of 12 benchmarks.

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Missouri & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Report: Illinois Has Lower Teen Birth Rate Than Missouri

The birth rate for teens ages 15 to 19 in Illinois is well below the national average.

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Heat Warning in Effect Through Sunday Night

St. Louis City Health Director Pam Walker is urging residents to protect themselves against the high temperatures and humidity.

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Study: Employees Benefit From Natural Light During Workday

Natural light during the workday benefits employees, a new study finds.

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What Robin Williams’ Death Tells Us About Parkinson’s Disease

Williams passing has shed light on his overall health; both mental and physical.

Repeated and controlled injections of bee, snake and scorpion venom are buzzing as a new cancer-fighting treatment in which “useful” venom can target malignant cells and block tumor growth. Photo: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images

Study: Bee, Snake And Scorpion Venom Fighting Cancer Cell Growth

Repeated and controlled injections of bee, snake and scorpion venom are buzzing as a new cancer-fighting treatment in which “useful” venom can target malignant cells and block tumor growth.

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Psychologist: Social Media ‘Bears Some Responsibility’ For ‘Fire Challenge’

A dangerous new fad is sweeping social media known as the “fire challenge.”

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Local Group Concerned by Federal Decision Not to Publicly Report Hospital Errors

A local health advocacy group is concerned about changes made by the federal government to stop publicly reporting when hospitals make life-threatening mistakes while treating patients.

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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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