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Did Auditor’s Prescriptions Play a Role in Suicide?

Could the prescription medicines taken by the late Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich have played a role in his suicide?

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Missouri & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Local Cardiologist Warns Blues Fans of Heart Risk

A local cardiologist warns fans about getting too emotional over the playoffs.

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Rita Wilson Undergoes Double Mastectomy After Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Actress and singer Rita Wilson announced on Tuesday that she had a double mastectomy after being diagnosed with breast cancer.

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Vaccine Developed for Canine Influenza

There have been no confirmed, suspected or reported cases of the Canine Influenza in Missouri, but if there is an outbreak in the state, there is now a vaccine. The key is acting quickly.

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5 Simple Exercises That Lower Stress

Looking for a way to lower stress? Try these five exercises from Dr. Tami Meraglia, author of “The Hormone Secret: Discover Effortless Weight Loss and Renewed Energy in Just 30 Days.”

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Missouri Teen in State Custody Goes Online to Defend Mom

“They were saying that she’s the cause of my pain. How crazy does that sound?” 17-year-old Isaiah Rider

Boil Order Issued for North St. Louis County

A boil order is in effect in North County as a result of a large water main break. Missouri American Water has issued a precautionary boil water advisory for customers in parts of Dellwood, Flordell Hills, Country […]

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‘Senior Moments’ May Be Precursor to Alzheimer’s

Find yourself forgetting things from time to time, and simply justifying it by saying you had another senior moment? A local psychiatrist says it might be no laughing matter.

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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.