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New Study Looks to Lower Cardiac Complications in African Americans

A new Washington University study is looking for a way to lower cardiac problems from diabetes in the African American population.

05/12/2014

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WashU Conducting 5-Year Diabetes Trial

300 volunteers here will get either pills or injections in addition to taking metformin, the most commonly prescribed medication for Type 2 diabetes.

04/21/2014

Mary Elizabeth Beary holds a photo of her late father, Thomas Joseph Beary III.

Father’s Death Provides Catalyst For Local Woman’s Advocacy

Mary Elizabeth Beary says her father had been suffering from stomach pains for six months but was misdiagnosed.

11/20/2013

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Study: Head Injuries Increase Stroke Risk

That 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.

08/13/2013

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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.

02/20/2013

Healthcare

New Recommendations Issued To Fight Childhood Diabetes

The AAP recommends giving insulin shots almost immediately in children who are diagnosed with markedly high glucose levels.

01/29/2013

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Overnight America: January 23rd, 2013 – Niall Stanage, Noreen Clark

Political Reporter Niall Stanage from TheHill.com joined us to recap the Inauguration festivities, Cabinet confirmations, and the looming debt ceiling. Professor Noreen Clark from the University of Michigan School of Public Health joined Jon to […]

01/23/2013

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Week Four: Better Decisions, Healthier Outcomes

This week Paul Reyes, Express Scripts Pharmacist, discusses new year’s resolutions, generics and chronic medical conditions.

01/21/2013

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UMKC Researchers Find New Way of Administering Insulin

Researchers at the University of Missouri-Kansas City have found a way to use a beam of light instead of needles to inject insulin.

01/02/2013

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Washington University Study Links Vitamin D, Clogged Arteries

The study found when Vitamin D levels in diabetics are low, a dangerous class of white blood cells is more likely to adhere to the walls of blood vessels.

11/14/2012

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