Group Hopes Home Visits Drop Asthma ER AbuseExperts say some children with chronic asthma are abusing the emergency room system.
'Wing' Asthma Prevention Invention Gets FDA ClearanceDA clearance has arrived for a pocket-sized device that plugs into your smartphone and can help predict your next asthma attack hours or even days in advance with a simple blow.
Health Dept. to Survey Residents Near Westlake LandfillResidents should expect the survey takers to be wearing vests and identify themselves with an official health department badge.
State Regulators Find No Ameren Air Pollution Violation, Others DisagreeSome Labadie residents want Ameren to put state-of-the-art scrubbers on its smokestacks, state regulators say the air quality is fine.
Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should KnowParents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.
Enterovirus Cases Falling, but Number of Children Infected Still LargeLocal hospitals continue to see dozens of children being treated for the severe respiratory illness hitting the Midwest hard. At St. Louis Children's Hospital, the numbers are falling - but they're still huge.
Symptom of Respiratory Illness Infecting Midwest Children is Asthma AttacksThe respiratory illness plaguing the Midwest brought nearly 450 kids in for treatment recently at Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Mo.
Extreme Heat Takes Toll on Asthma PatientsSt. Louis City and County hospitals have treated 46 heat-related illnesses since last Thursday.
Study Shows Possible Benefits of Allergy Exposure in InfancyA new study has some surprising findings about the risk factors for allergy and asthma in infants.
Environmentalists Protest Ameren's Annual MeetingDemonstrators were chanting the same phrase that appears on billboards popping up around town—"Ameren pollutes, We pay."
Citizens, EPA Discuss Climate Change in St. LouisHigh rates of asthma, extreme weather among the effects described at Saturday's clean air health fair.
Week Four: Better Decisions, Healthier OutcomesThis week Paul Reyes, Express Scripts Pharmacist, discusses new year's resolutions, generics and chronic medical conditions.