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Disease List for Illinois Medical Marijuana Could Grow

Dozens of conditions and diseases can qualify a patient to use medical marijuana in Illinois’ new pilot program, but the list doesn’t include post-traumatic stress disorder, arthritis or migraines conditions some other states allow.


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Local Research Shows Schizophrenia is Not Single Disease

New research out of Washington University School of Medicine shows schizophrenia is not a single disease, but a group of eight genetically distinct disorders.


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More Than 100 Rabies Cases Reported In Arkansas

More than 100 cases of rabies have been confirmed in Arkansas so far this year with a second “peak” season for the disease on the horizon, according to state health and animal science officials.



Fifth Mo. Case of Cyclospora Confirmed

This fifth case is in the Kansas City area. All five cases in Missouri have been in the western part of the state, none in the St. Louis area.


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Obseity: Lifestyle Problem to Disease

The American Medical Association classified obesity as a disease, which could lead to more insurance coverage of bariatric surgery and weight loss medications.


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Missouri Lagging Behind In MMR Immunizations

Health officials say many parents still aren’t convinced vaccinations are safe.


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Few West Nile Cases Reported in Missouri

The CDC says more than 1,100 human infections have been reported in 40 states



Federal Alzheimer’s Study Reflected Locally

Will focus on those who are genetically disposed to the disease.


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St. Charles Girl, 1, Needs Life-Saving Transplant

Volunteers needed to help Lemire family raise $50,000.


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Deer with Chronic Wasting Disease Found in Missouri

White-tailed deer in Macon County, Missouri has tested positive .




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