Several nurses stood across the street from St. Louis University Hospital on Oct. 20, 2014, with a banner that read "Don't Blame Nurses - Protect Them - Stop Ebola." (Brett Blume/KMOX)

Union Nurses Give List of Demands Regarding Ebola Care to Administrators

Several nurses stood across the street from St. Louis University Hospital this morning and unfurled a banner that read "Don't...

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Missouri & The Affordable Care Act

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Expert Says Stinging Caterpillars Rare in Missouri

The Missouri Department of Conservation says residents likely won’t encounter stinging caterpillars this fall, despite booming populations in southern states.

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Ebola Fears Hitting the Chocolate Industry

A majority of cocoa beans are grown and harvested in West Africa, which is being ravaged by the Ebola outbreak.

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UPDATED: Stericycle Reaches Agreement with Koster on Handling Ebola Medical Waste

Stericycle released a statement saying it has reached a voluntary agreement with Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster “confirming that it has not, and will not, accept, store or treat Ebola-contaminated waste in its St. Louis facility.”

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)

Illinois Launches Ebola Hotline

Call 1-800-889-3931 with any questions about the virus or the state’s response.

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Campus Sexual Assault: Will Victims Trust the System?

Advocate and Yale University law student Alexandra Brodsky cautions that the ultimate decision on what steps to take should still remain with the student.

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Campus Sexual Assault: Will Tragedy Bring Change?

Lynn Courey: “There’s not one moment I don’t miss my daughter and I don’t wish this to any parents … to lose a daughter this way.”

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Campus Sexual Assault: Why Victims Stay Silent

Victims are confused about who is really in authority and able to take action.

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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.


Tamiflu Shortage Again

The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.


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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