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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.

04/15/2014

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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.

04/12/2014

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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.

04/11/2014

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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.

04/06/2014

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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.

04/05/2014

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Study: Exposure To Morning Sunlight Can Help You Lose Weight

Researchers found that 20-30 minutes of morning light can improve your Body Mass Index.

04/04/2014

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No Sitting Down on the Job at One St. Louis Firm

Desk chairs are getting pushed aside in one St. Louis office. “Most of the time you walk through the office, most people are standing.”

04/01/2014

A nurse puts 3D glasses on the face of a surgeon before an operation at the Argenteuil hospital, in a Paris suburb, on July 25, 2013. AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR

Consumer Reports Ranking Shows Safety of Local Hospitals

Consumer Reports show that two hospitals in the St. Louis area ranked highest in the state.

03/28/2014

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Are We Tuning Out Warnings About Deadly Heroin?

There wasn’t any real decline in heroin overdose deaths in 2013 from the previous year.

03/17/2014

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Nose Numb And Leaky? Could This Be Why?

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – The chance for snow is over but, just when it finally seems safe to go outside—something smaller than snow is ready to make us miserable all over again. Health officials say tree […]

03/17/2014