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St. Louis Doctors Assess Jimmy Carter’s Battle Ahead

Former president Jimmy Carter revealed Thursday that he has cancer in four spots on his brain.

08/21/2015

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American Heart Association Issues New Guidelines for Strokes

Nearly 800,000 Americans suffer strokes each year, and 130,000 die as a result. This makes the condition the fifth most common cause of death in the United States.

07/29/2015

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Health Officials Say 2 Men Died of Malaria in Springfield

Cerebral malaria was the cause of death for two men from South Africa whose bodies were found at a southwest Missouri motel where they had stopped during a motorcycle trip.

06/22/2015

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Researchers Discover New Way to Treat Cancer

The Polio virus was a killer and crippler for centuries, but now researchers may have a found a game changer for cancer.

04/01/2015

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Local Study Finds We May Be Wired to Get Over Break-Ups

St. Louis University researchers find people may be hardwired to fall out of love and move on to new romantic relationships.

03/27/2015

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Attorneys Push for Clemency in Scheduled Missouri Execution

Attorneys for Cecil Clayton, 74, argue in last-minute appeals and a clemency request that Clayton has dementia and brain damage from a 1972 sawmill accident.

03/17/2015

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Washington U. Study Details Norture’s Effect on Adolescent Brains

“This study really gives us a more feasible, tangible target and suggests that early interventions that target parenting may be tremendously important,” Dr. Joan Luby explained.

10/29/2013

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Washington University Research Sheds Further Light on Alzheimer’s

In patients with early Alzheimer’s, disruptions in brain networks emerge about the same time as chemical markers of the disease appear in the spinal fluid.

08/21/2013

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Week Three: Better Decisions, Healthier Outcomes

This week Dr. Bob Nease, Chief Scientist, discusses Kim Kardashian’s weight-loss secret and more.

01/14/2013

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Study: Fast-Food Restaurant Logos ‘Imprinted’ On Children’s Brains

A new study finds that fast-food restaurant logos are “imprinted” in a child’s brain.

09/26/2012

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