First Day of Increased Age Requirement to Buy Tobacco in CountyCounty Council said nearly 2,000 deaths were caused by smoking, and 800 kids began smoking in the county last year.
Alderwoman Sponsors Bill to Raise Age to Purchase TobaccoA similar plan raising the tobacco-buying age from 18 to 21 did pass the St.Louis County Council.
Study: Americans are Stressed Out by Presidential ElectionWhat's stressing you out? More than half of Americans say its the presidential election.
Police: 2 People Killed in Separate Overnight ShootingSt. Louis police say the two shootings happened at 1:00 and 2:00 a.m. respectively, leaving a man and woman dead.
St. Louis Population Trends Mean an Aging CityYou can learn more at the free event from East-West Council of Governments at 6:30 p.m. at the Central Library.
Illinois Considers Raising Age to Buy Tobacco ProductsThe bill comes as California Gov. Jerry Brown considers whether to sign legislation that would raise the tobacco-buying age to 21 in his state.
Study: Heart Attack Victims Are Getting Younger, HeavierSLU Care cardiologist Dr. Michael Lim at SSM Health SLU Hospital explained that means people need to start being active now.
KC Civic Leaders Call for Raise in Legal Age for TobaccoIf the campaign is successful, Kansas City would become the second-largest metro area in the country to increase the minimum age, behind only New York City.
New Guidelines on When Women Should Start Getting Mammograms"Currently from the American Cancer Society, based on these guidelines, yearly screening mammograms should start at age 45 for a woman at an average risk of getting breast cancer."
Senator Durbin On Board to Raise Tobacco-Buying Age to 21Durbin has a long history of proposing new regulations on tobacco, like his successful effort to ban smoking on commercial flights.
Thirty-Something: An Age Group Taking Over the LPGADan Reardon details how the 30-somethings of the LPGA have affected the game's identity.
New Study Shows Effectiveness of MammogramsAn expert panel finds mammograms are most beneficial for women between the ages of 50 and 74.

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