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Cosmetic Procedures On the Rise

Nationwide, non-surgical procedures increased last year by 13 percent, with 9.5 million performed in America. Botox injections led...

Health Reform

Missouri & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Study: Kids Given Codeine Despite Risks

A local pediatrician says not to let your child’s doctor prescribe the powerful painkiller codeine without talking about alternatives first.

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WashU Conducting 5-Year Diabetes Trial

300 volunteers here will get either pills or injections in addition to taking metformin, the most commonly prescribed medication for Type 2 diabetes.

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Governor Quinn Wants New Medicaid Controls

A review found that the Illinois Medicaid program paid an estimated $12 million for medical services for people who had already died.

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Spike in Mumps Cases Reported Across Illinois

There have been 52 cases of the viral infection reported in Morgan and Sangamon counties so far this year.

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Report: Foodborne Illnesses on the Rise

Just over 19,000 people got sick last year from eating contaminated foods.

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St. Louis Avoids Second Wave of Flu

There’s a second wave of the flu now hitting New Jersey, Connecticut and New York, but St. Louis seems to have missed it.

Recording artist Miley Cyrus performs onstage during the 56th annual GRAMMY Awards Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons honoring Lucian Grainge at The Beverly Hilton on January 25, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Expert: Miley Cyrus’ Allergic Reaction to Antibiotics is Rare

A local expert says an allergic reaction to antibiotics is pretty rare, but it can be life-threatening.

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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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What ‘Brain-Dead’ Means

What does it mean when doctors say a person is brain-dead?