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Tips For Preventing Child Deaths In Hot Cars

Heatstroke can happen when the temperature is as low as 57 degrees, so here are some tips from safety advocates on avoiding...

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Missouri & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Fireworks Injuries Add Up

At least 17 people treated in St. Louis over holiday weekend for burns and other injuries.

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Study: Missouri Prescribes More Painkillers Than Illinois

A new federal study finds it is a lot easier to get painkillers from your doctor in Missouri than in Illinois.

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Five County Pools Closed for Bacteria; Is Yours One of Them?

County health department says all swimmers should take a shower immediately before entering a public pool

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SCOTUS Hobby Lobby Decision Has Ripple Effect on St. Louis Archdiocese

The St. Louis Archdiocese has been granted a preliminary injunction so it won’t have to provide its employees mandatory birth control coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

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Study: Do Healthy Women Need an Annual Pelvic Exam?

A common part of every woman’s yearly check up might be doing more harm than good.

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U.S. Supreme Exempts Businesses From Contraception Mandate

A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama’s health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.

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V.A. Centers Grapple With Influx Of Women

Associated Press reporter checks on Illinois facilities

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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.