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What Has The Affordable Care Act Accomplished A Year Later?

With almost a year under its belt, has the Affordable Care Act impact as many people as it originally set out to?

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Missouri & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Local Expert Praises Obama Response to Ebola

President Obama’s decision to send military troops and medical advisors to West Africa to help contain the Ebola epidemic is drawing praise from a local infectious diseases specialist.

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Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should Know

Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.

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Enterovirus Cases Falling, but Number of Children Infected Still Large

Local hospitals continue to see dozens of children being treated for the severe respiratory illness hitting the Midwest hard. At St. Louis Children’s Hospital, the numbers are falling – but they’re still huge.

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What to Look For in Detecting Serious Respiratory Illness

A nasty cold-type virus is hitting children hard in several midwestern states, including Missouri, where state health officials have confirmed three local cases.

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West Nile Virus Reported in St. Louis County

A 59-year-old man from St. Louis County has been hospitalized with West Nile virus in the area’s first case of 2014.

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 25: Demonstrators rally outside of the U.S. Supreme Court during oral arguments in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby March 25, 2014 in Washington, DC. The court heard from lawyers on both sides of Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby, a case that may determine whether the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 allows a for-profit corporation to deny its employees the health coverage of contraceptives to which the employees are otherwise entitled by federal law, based on the religious objections of the corporation's owners. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Lawmaker Challenges Birth Control Ruling

A Missouri lawmaker is upset because his state-provided group health insurance requires abortion-inducing drugs, sterilization and birth control.

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Thyroid, Kidney Cancers Up in Kids But Still Rare

Children’s kidney and thyroid cancers have increased in recent years, and though the diseases are rare, experts wonder if the rising rates could be related to obesity.

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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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