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An Iowa middle-schooler was willing to put her foot down...just not on a scale in front of the class. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Iowa Student Refuses to be Weighed in Front of Class

An Iowa middle-school student was willing to put her foot down – just not on a scale in front of the class.

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Bono, Affleck Stay Silent in PSA on Ebola Response

Celebrities are playing the waiting game in a new online campaign calling for a unified response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.

St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Belleville, Illinois (Courtesy of the Belleville Historical Society)

Fight Over Metro-East Hospital Continues

Metro-East residents will have to wait a little longer to express their opinions about the planned relocation of St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Belleville.

A large study of gay brothers adds to evidence that genes influence men's chances of being homosexual, but the results aren't strong enough to prove it. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Study of Gay Brothers Shows Genes Influence Male Homosexuality

A large study of gay brothers adds to evidence that genes influence men’s chances of being homosexual, but the results aren’t strong enough to prove it.

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. (Photo by Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Nebraska Hospital: Surgeon with Ebola has Died

A surgeon who contracted Ebola in his native Sierra Leone died Monday while being treated in a biocontainment unit at a Nebraska hospital, the facility said.

The Affordable Care Act's second enrollment period opened Saturday, November 15, 2014. It'll last three months. (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Affordable Care Act’s 2nd Enrollment Begins

Missouri Congressman Lacy Clay was on hand to meet people signing up in St. Ann on Saturday

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Survey: Missouri’s Last In Fight Against Lung Cancer

WalletHub.com says cigarette prices & state tax on them are very low.

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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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