Monkey Bars Alert: Playground Concussions on the RiseAlmost 10 percent of children 14-years-old or younger had traumatic brain injuries including concussions.
Mo. Health Officials to Conduct Zika Testing FasterThe Missouri State Public Health Laboratory in Jefferson City has just been designated as a Zika virus testing lab.
Influenza Cases Grow Across St. LouisMissouri health officials this week increased the state's health status from regional to widespread.
CDC Confirms First Zika Case in MissouriThere is no further information about where in Missouri the person lives at this time.
CDC Report: Middle Age Americans Get the Worst SleepOnly 61.7 percent of 35- to 44-year-old Americans reported having seven hours or more of sleep.
Public Meeting Provides Update On Coldwater Creek Clean-Up EffortSome residents say they want more answers about possible cancer link.
Residents Near Coldwater Creek Could Get More AnswersThe meeting is set for Wednesday night from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the James J Eagan Civic Center in Florissant.
Missouri Health Officials Prepare for Zika VirusMissouri health officials say so far, so good. There are no cases of the Zika Virus that have found their way into Missouri yet through citizens who have traveled abroad.
Local Disease Specialists Warn of Zika Virus"In adults, they don't typically have problems; they don't have many symptoms - sometimes just a fever, maybe a rash," he says. "The concern is for pregnant women. That's the big fear."
National Health Survey to Collect Data in St. Clair CountyThe letters will be followed by screening interviews and, for some, physical exams.
Water System Blamed in Fatal Legionnaire's Disease OutbreakA summer Legionnaire's disease outbreak that killed 12 residents of an Illinois state veterans home and sickened dozens more was likely spread by an aging water system at a 129-year-old facility that lacked several safeguards.
Flu Numbers Down Across St. LouisThe peak flu activity here usually begins in mid January.

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