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Study: 20,000 Americans Die From Cancer Caused By Alcohol Use

Researchers have learned that a significant percentage of cancer-related deaths in America can be linked to alcohol consumption.


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Heart Disease Kills More Women Than Breast Cancer

Since 1984, more women than men have died each year from heart disease and the gap between men and women’s survival continues to widen.



Golden Retrievers Key to Lifetime Dog Cancer Study

The Golden Retriever Lifetime Study will be the largest and longest dog study ever conducted. It will focus on three cancers that can be fatal to dogs.



No Action Yet from EPA on Cleanup Efforts at Bridgeton Landfill

“I have been witness to a lot of friends in caskets recently. Around our 20 year class reunion people started getting cancer at an alarming rate”


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Rhythm Guitar Player For Elvis Presley Dies At 67

Rhythm guitar player John Wilkinson, who performed with Elvis Presley more than a thousand times, has died at his home in southwest Missouri. He was 67.


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Kan. Scientist Attempting To Link Cancer, Protein

Someday in the future scientists might save millions of lives by solving the riddle of metastasis.


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Truman State Student Accused of Faking Cancer

22-year-old Victoria Ann Marut of St. Peters was charged earlier this month.


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Health Expert Doubts Cold War Tests Caused Harm

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) – Last month KMOX News told you about secret Cold War testing in St. Louis. Now an author and expert on environmental health says it’s unlikely anyone was physically harmed. The […]


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New Wash U Study Raises Questions About Effects Of Red Wine

Many people take the supplement resveratrol, the red wine ingredient thought to provide protection against diabetes, heart disease and cancer.


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Opinion: Mitt Romney The Cigarette Peddler

It turns out that Mitt Romney made millions and saved the company he was running by peddling cigarettes in the former Soviet Union and in the United States in the early 90s.