Health Topic Center
CBS St. Louis Health News
- First Case of Chikungunya Reported in St. Louis; Not Contracted in Area St. Louis County has it's first reported case of the mosquito-carried disease called Chikungunya, though it was not contracted in the area. "There is no cause for panic, no cause for alarm," says Dr. Faisal Khan, St. Louis County Health Department's...
- Court Cases Could Come Down to the Wire for Coal Ash Landfill Opponents "My thought is, we're in a better place than ever right now to actually stop this landfill," says Patricia Schuba, President of the Labadie Environmental Organization.
- SSM Parting Ways With Neurosurgeon Who Operated on Wrong Side of Woman's Brain SSM Health Care and Dr. Armond Levy both confirm that his contract was not renewed.
- Time-Saving Tips For Healthy School Lunches With creative planning and the right containers, packing a quick and healthy lunch can be as easy as ABC and 123!
- School Safety Tips For Younger Kids School is back in session, so take some time to go over these important safety tips with your children. This is just the beginning of the conversation, but it's a great place to get started.
- Study: Stroke Cases Declining in U.S. A local cardiologist welcomes a new study that finds the downward trend in stroke cases is continuing across the United States.
- Expert: Deadly Brain-Eating Amoeba Rare, But in Missouri Lakes, Ponds A brain-eating amoeba infection recently killed a 9-year-old Kansas girl.
- Health Director Issues Report on Horse Carriage Companies The horse "Moose" may not return to the streets without undergoing another test
- Medical Marijuana Rules OK'd By Illinois Committee An Illinois legislative committee approved rules Tuesday for the state's medical cannabis program, which means would-be growers and retailers can soon apply for permits.
- Barnes Jewish Makes List of Top Hospitals U.S. News and World Report is out with its annual Best Hospital rankings.