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St. Louis Fire Department chief training officer Doug Randall checks out a small mannequin patient during the unveiling of the St. Louis Fire Department Lifesaving Foundation Simulation Center in St. Louis on January 7, 2015. The Lifesaving Foundation, which provides funding for various emergency medical services in the way of equiptment and training, is unveiling the $500 thousand simulation center for the training of EMT's and paramedics in the St. Louis area. The center contains mannequins that breath, talk, bleed and simulate a real person in a realtime situation with rooms that simulate an explosion, fire or any kind of medical emergency. The center is the first of its kind in the St. Louis region. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

Life-Like Mannequins Interact with STL First Responders in Training

“Instead of me standing there relating the information to them, they actually have to think their way through and treat the actual mannequin, just like you do in the field,” says EMS supervisor Chris Thompson.

01/09/2015

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Prescription Drug Prices Predicted to Skyrocket by 2016

A recent study done by St. Louis-based Express Scripts may predicts a drug spending increase by 2016 up to 63 percent.

04/09/2014

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Pre-Hypertension Patients Still At Risk For Stroke

Recent St. Louis University shows that patients with pre-hypertension are not completely safe from the risk of stroke.

03/14/2014

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Study: Caregivers More Prone to Anxiety, Depression

Express Scripts Chief Researcher Bob Nease says the study focused primarily on the types of medications that caregivers themselves are taking.

08/14/2013

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Study: Doctors Taking Blood Pressure Wrong?

New British report shows readings taken on both arms could save lives.

02/01/2012

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