Missouri Ranks in Top 10 for DiabetesOut of 190 metropolitan areas studied, St. Louis had the 75th highest diabetes rate at 12.3 percent.
University of Missouri Reports 31 Confirmed Mumps CasesThe numbers reported Wednesday for the outbreak were almost double the 17 cases that had been confirmed last week.
Study Finds Connection Between Light Drinking, Breast CancerResearchers warn there is a small but clear association between light drinking and breast cancer.
Missouri Supreme Court Upholds HIV-Risk LawThe Missouri Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of a woman who did not tell her sexual partner that she was HIV-positive.
Rauner Administration Again Rejects New Marijuana ConditionsThe Department of Public Health announced the decision Friday, spurning recommendations of an expert advisory board largely appointed by the governor's predecessor, Democrat Pat Quinn.
New Treatments to Help Control CancerSiteman Director Dr. Tim Eberlein says that could be available for all patients in a couple of years.
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.
4th Legionnaires' Disease Death at Quincy Veterans' HomeAnother 29 people have been sickened due to Legionnaires' at the Quincy veterans' home.
New Drug Shows Promising Results for Alzheimer's DiseaseThe drug, solanezumab, can slow cognitive and functional declines in those with mild cognitive impairment.
$2.65 Million Granted to SIUE for Alzheimer's ResearchThe program will begin a period of developing, testing and retesting various drugs.
Spraying for Nuisance Mosquitoes has Begun in St. Louis CountyMost spraying will be done between Sunday and Thursday evenings between sunset and midnight, when mosquito activity is usually at its peak.
Cases of Fatal Deer Illness in Missouri Breach ContainmentThis marks the first time the fatal illness has appeared outside Missouri's northern containment zone. It is not believed the disease can be transmitted to humans.