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Smoke and steam rise from the dig site at the Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill on May 23, 2013.
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A Smell in the Air, Contaminated Groundwater Below

Groundwater under the radioactive West Lake Landfill is contaminated with high amounts of radium, according to a study by the U.S....

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Missouri & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Missouri Rep. Rick Brattin (Photo courtesy of Facebook)

Mo. Rep. Pushes Bill Requiring Father’s Signature for Abortion, Except in Cases of ‘Legitimate Rape’

A GOP lawmaker in Missouri introduced a bill that requires pregnant women to receive written consent from the father of the child before an abortion can be performed – or in exceptional cases of “legitimate rape.”

The John Cochran VA Medical Center. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Cars Stolen From V.A. Hospital Parking Lot

Spokeswoman says contractor in charge of valet parking at John Cochran is tightening up security

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St. Louis Health Director Disputes CDC’s STD Rankings

City Health Director says CDC comparing apples to oranges

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How To Beat The Winter Blues And Avoid Cabin Fever

Winter is all fun and games…until after New Years’ Eve.

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Chlorine Leak Sends FurFest Guests Scurrying

Nineteen people sickened at Rosemont, Illinois convention

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Supreme Court Justices Hear Pregnancy Discrimination Case

A pregnancy discrimination case is in front of the Supreme Court and its outcome could affect women across the country. A former UPS worker says she was forced into taking unpaid leave when she became pregnant.

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Seasonal Flu Hits St. Louis Hard

In St. Louis County, the number of confirmed flu cases last week totaled 265 – more than half of the 422 cases so far this season.

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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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