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CDC Adds E-Cigarettes to Anti-Smoking Campaign

“Many children are using e-cigarettes and getting hooked on nicotine.”

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Prepackaged Caramel Apples Linked to 4 Deaths

Health officials are warning consumers to avoid prepackaged caramel apples because they are linked to four deaths and more than two dozen illnesses in 10 states.

12/19/2014

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. (Photo by Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

UPDATED: Nurse Found Ebola-Free in Preliminary Tests

Samples are also with the Centers for Disease Control.

11/20/2014

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Local Hospitals Now Have New, Tougher Ebola Care Guidelines

The revised recommendations include protective covering from head to toe and the use of a site manager to supervise the donning and removal of protective gear.

10/22/2014

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County Council Unanimously Passes Resolution to Speed Up Coldwater Creek Cleanup

The council unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday night calling for more money for the Army Corps of Engineers to ramp up the effort.

10/22/2014

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Ebola Screening Measures Rest on Federal Law

Lambert-St. Louis International Airport isn’t one of the five U.S. airports that will begin screening incoming passengers from West Africa because it has no arriving international flights from overseas.

10/10/2014

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. (Photo by Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Local Hospitals On the Watch for Possible Ebola-like Cases

On guard. That’s how a local physician says all hospitals are right now in light of the most recent Ebola case in the Dallas area.

10/03/2014

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. (Photo by Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Illinois Health Department Being ‘Vigilant for Ebola’

Now that the first case of Ebola has been confirmed in the U.S., Illinois health officials are trying to reassure residents of that state that they are safe.

10/01/2014

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What to Look For in Detecting Serious Respiratory Illness

A nasty cold-type virus is hitting children hard in several midwestern states, including Missouri, where state health officials have confirmed three local cases.

09/09/2014

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CDC: Missouri is Lagging Behind in Measles Vaccinations

The CDC’s Dr. Melinda Wharton says Missouri is one of 13 states to have a measles vaccination rate below 90 percent.

08/29/2014

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