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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.

Health Reform

Missouri & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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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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Study Finds Effective New Hepatitis C Treatment

A local liver specialist is thrilled with a new and effective treatment for Hepatitis C.

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Study: Girls Suffer Worse Concussions than Boys

A local sports medicine specialist says it’s not really known why girls appear to suffer worse concussions than boys—but parents need to be aware of it.

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April Is Child Abuse Prevention Month

The hope is to raise awareness of what remains a significant problem in St. Louis and nationwide.

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Study Finds Link Between Painkillers and Heart Rhythm Disorder

Recent study reveals that the most popular pain relievers may cause a possible heart disorder in the long run.

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Missouri Legislative Leaders Support Limited Medical Marijuana

Some Missouri state legislators are talking about decriminalizing marijuana—at least medical marijuana, on a very limited basis.

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More TB Cases Reported near Springfield MO

Greene County typically has about three active cases of tuberculosis each year. The county is working on six TB cases now.

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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?