Missouri Ranks in Top 10 for DiabetesOut of 190 metropolitan areas studied, St. Louis had the 75th highest diabetes rate at 12.3 percent.
Express Scripts Unveils Cost-Controlling Diabetes PlanExpress Scripts unveiled a new cost-capping diabetes program that will pay back employers dollar-for-dollar.
New Drug for Obesity to Show Promising ResultsA new way to fight obesity is an injectable drug that is showing promising results.
Department of Health Prompts Prevention InitiativePreventing illnesses before they begin is the goal of the new St. Louis County Director of Public Health.
STUDY: Younger Women Hospitalized Longer, Have Worse Outcomes After Heart AttacksThirty thousand women in the U.S. are hospitalized each year due to heart attacks, with women between ages 30 and 54 being hospitalized longer and with worse outcomes than men of the same age.
Barnes Jewish Makes List of Top HospitalsU.S. News and World Report is out with its annual Best Hospital rankings.
New Study Looks to Lower Cardiac Complications in African AmericansA new Washington University study is looking for a way to lower cardiac problems from diabetes in the African American population.
WashU Conducting 5-Year Diabetes Trial300 volunteers here will get either pills or injections in addition to taking metformin, the most commonly prescribed medication for Type 2 diabetes.
Father's Death Provides Catalyst For Local Woman's AdvocacyMary Elizabeth Beary says her father had been suffering from stomach pains for six months but was misdiagnosed.
Study: Head Injuries Increase Stroke RiskThat means a head injury, even from a small fall or an auto accident, may cause abnormal clotting in the brain or damage to the brain's blood vessels.
Study: Sitting In Workplace Ups Chronic Disease Risk A Kansas State University researcher is adding to a growing body of research showing the health risks of spending a lot of time on your duff.
New Recommendations Issued To Fight Childhood DiabetesThe AAP recommends giving insulin shots almost immediately in children who are diagnosed with markedly high glucose levels.