Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center

A nurse uses a syringe to prepare an injection of the combined Measles Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccination at an MMR drop-in clinic. (Photo: GEOFF CADDICK/AFP/Getty Images)

Measles Cases Reported in Missouri

The Centers for Disease Control says nearly 200 cases of the measles have been reported in 17 states this year, including Missouri.


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Study: Kids Given Codeine Despite Risks

A local pediatrician says not to let your child’s doctor prescribe the powerful painkiller codeine without talking about alternatives first.


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Miss Missouri Flips For National Pancake Day

Miss Missouri will flip and serve pancakes at local IHOP for National Pancake Day.


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Local Pediatrician Warns Against ‘Cotton Ball Diet’

Some have soaked the balls, which are not generally made of cotton, in juices or smoothies as a meal replacement.


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SLU Pediatrician Criticizes Vaccine Skeptics After Measles Outbreak

“It is really important, as parents, if you have fears for your kid’s safety, for those fears to be rational,” SLU Care pediatrician Dr. Ken Haller says.


Chief Michael Floore (Allison Blood/KMOX News)

East St. Louis Police Investigate Severe Abuse of 5-Month-Old Girl

“The five-month-old child had severe bruises to the head, neck, and eyes. The doctor further told us that the baby had a skull fracture,” Police Chief Michael Floore explained.


New flu numbers show an increase.

As Influenza Risk Decreases, RSV Becomes More Prevalent

“Most of the RSV can be treated at home with a humidifier, making sure they’re drinking lots of fluids.”


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Child Psychiatrist Discusses Taboos, Services For St. Louis’ Mentally Ill

SLU Care child psychiatrist Dr. Anne Marie Loth at Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center says there are probably more services available here for children than adults.


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Child Flu Cases Continue To Rise

Pediatrician: “This is extremely unusual for this time of year, we usually don’t see this many kids actually sick enough to be admitted to the hospital.”



Early Flu Season Hits St. Louis

Emergency room doctors at Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center say they usually don’t start seeing flu pick up until late December.




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