New Mammogram Guidelines Leave Many Women With QuestionsThe new guidelines from the American Cancer Society say women at average risk should have their first mammogram at age 45, instead of 40.
Belleville Hospital Significantly Reduces Blood UsageHSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Belleville is honored after it reduces the amount of blood used by 30 percent.
New Study Suggests Lower Blood Pressure GuidelinesLocal cardiologist says there’s some new thinking about treating high blood pressure more aggressively.
Illinois Governor Signs Police Guidelines for Body CamerasGov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation making Illinois among the first states to establish a comprehensive plan addressing police procedures including body cameras.
American Heart Association Issues New Guidelines for StrokesNearly 800,000 Americans suffer strokes each year, and 130,000 die as a result. This makes the condition the fifth most common cause of death in the United States.
Review of Missouri K-12 Learning Goals Further StrainedA panel of Missouri teachers and parents tasked with reviewing the state's education standards is so divided that members told the State Board of Education on Monday they have split into two groups.
U.S. Unveils Federal Law Enforcement Profiling BanThe Obama administration issued guidelines Monday that ban federal law enforcement from profiling on the basis of religion, national origin and other characteristics.
Local Hospitals Now Have New, Tougher Ebola Care GuidelinesThe revised recommendations include protective covering from head to toe and the use of a site manager to supervise the donning and removal of protective gear.
Higher Blood Pressure Threshold OK in Older AdultsNew guidelines are out that say many older adults with high blood pressure can be treated less aggressively. That could mean taking fewer pills to get high blood pressure under control.
U of Illinois Enacts New Policies To Prevent AbuseNew policies enacted in wake of Penn State scandal.