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Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should Know

Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.

09/12/2014

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Enterovirus Cases Falling, but Number of Children Infected Still Large

Local 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.

09/10/2014

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Symptom of Respiratory Illness Infecting Midwest Children is Asthma Attacks

The respiratory illness plaguing the Midwest brought nearly 450 kids in for treatment recently at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Mo.

09/08/2014

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Extreme Heat Takes Toll on Asthma Patients

St. Louis City and County hospitals have treated 46 heat-related illnesses since last Thursday.

08/26/2014

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Study Shows Possible Benefits of Allergy Exposure in Infancy

A new study has some surprising findings about the risk factors for allergy and asthma in infants.

06/09/2014

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Environmentalists Protest Ameren’s Annual Meeting

Demonstrators were chanting the same phrase that appears on billboards popping up around town—”Ameren pollutes, We pay.”

04/24/2014

EPA Regional Administrator Karl Brooks speaks while Rev. Earl Nance, Jr. looks on, at a Clean Air Health Fair in St. Louis on April 27, 2013 (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Citizens, EPA Discuss Climate Change in St. Louis

High rates of asthma, extreme weather among the effects described at Saturday’s clean air health fair.

04/28/2013

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Week Four: Better Decisions, Healthier Outcomes

This week Paul Reyes, Express Scripts Pharmacist, discusses new year’s resolutions, generics and chronic medical conditions.

01/21/2013

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Missouri Pharmacists Could Soon Have More Control

Patients with chronic diseases will be able to go to their pharmacist to adjust their medication instead of having to make an appointment with their doctor.

09/05/2012

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The Prescription Pseudoephedrine Debate, Behind The Numbers

90% used for meth? Sales of thousands of boxes blocked?

07/30/2012

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