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Long Delays in Missouri’s Medicaid Program

Missourians trying to use a call center to sign up for the state's Medicaid program are running into long delays, prompting nearly...

Health Reform

Missouri & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Gary LeVox (L) and Jay DeMarcus of Rascal Flatts perform onstage at the 2014 CMA Festival on June 5, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

MDA Telethon Raises $52 Million

Rascal Flatts was among this year’s entertainment

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CDC: Missouri is Lagging Behind in Measles Vaccinations

The CDC’s Dr. Melinda Wharton says Missouri is one of 13 states to have a measles vaccination rate below 90 percent.

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Despite Concerns of Concussions, Youth Football League Opens With Full Roster

The pads will be cracking and the parents will be shouting this weekend as St. Louis’ Junior Football League plays its pre-season games.

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Study: Electronic Cigarette Use Up 60 Percent Among Middle, High Schoolers

America’s cardiologists are growing increasingly worried about electronic cigarettes.

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Extreme Heat Takes Toll on Asthma Patients

St. Louis City and County hospitals have treated 46 heat-related illnesses since last Thursday.

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Death of 13-Year-Old Athlete Prompts Closer Look at Rare Heart Conditions in Teenagers

A local cardiac surgeon says the sudden death of a 13-year-old O’Fallon, Illinois boy during basketball practice last week at school is rare, but happens more often than it should.

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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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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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