Health

National Suicide Prevention

Missouri Suicide Rates On the Rise

More deaths per year than homicides and DWIs combined, says new study.

Health Reform

Missouri & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Illinois Congressmen Rodney Davis & Mike Bost tour Scott AFB Transportation Isolation System on January 23, 2015 (photo supplied by Cong. Davis'
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Scott AFB Plays Part in Ebola Fight

U.S. TRANSCOM comes up with transportation isolation system for patients and caregivers

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New Bill Would Make ‘Conversion Therapy’ for Ill. Children Illegal

The legislation would make it illegal for mental health specialists to try to change the sexual orientation of anyone under 18 in Illinois.

File photo of a farm. (Photo: PASCAL PAVANI/AFP/Getty Images)

Lower Gas Prices Saving Consumers Money at the Grocery Store

Lower transportation costs from farm field to grocery store shelf means we’re paying less for food.

aging depression

Study: Depression Can Precede Memory Loss In Alzheimer’s

New study finds older Americans who show signs of depression, sleep loss and other behavioral problems were are more likely to develop Alzheimer’s.

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Measles Outbreak: To Vaccinate Or Not Vaccinate

With the potential to affect thousands, the recent outbreak of measles in the U.S. has placed a spotlight on a debate that’s raged for years.

Cubby the kitten is now available for adoption after recovering from injuries sustained after seeking warmth from a car engine. (Photo courtesy of the St. Louis Department of Health)

Kitten Recovers from Injury after Seeking Warmth in Car Engine

See photos of the kitten – now named Cubby. Also find tips on how to prevent similar injuries to outdoor felines.

Beth Maloney, attorney and author of Childhood Interrupted and Saving Sammy

Author and Attorney: Medical Kidnapping of Children is Very Real

“You go into the emergency room, you really bare your soul … All that information is used against you,” says Beth Maloney.

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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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