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CDC: Early Start to School Hurts Students

The CDC says starting middle or high school before 8:30 a.m. can be damaging to a student’s health.

08/11/2015

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Report: Illinois Has Lower Teen Birth Rate Than Missouri

The birth rate for teens ages 15 to 19 in Illinois is well below the national average.

08/21/2014

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5 New Cases of Heartland Virus

People are getting sick from tick bites from the Lone Star tick, a small brown tick identified by a white mark in the middle of its back.

03/31/2014

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New Study Ranks States By Teen Driver Safety

The most unsafe state in the nation for teen drivers is Wyoming while the safest is Washington DC.

10/16/2012

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Missouri: Island of Germs

Missouri has the highest flu activity of any state in the country right now.

03/09/2012

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