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Spike in Mumps Cases Reported Across Illinois

There have been 52 cases of the viral infection reported in Morgan and Sangamon counties so far this year.

04/18/2014

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Report: Foodborne Illnesses on the Rise

Just over 19,000 people got sick last year from eating contaminated foods.

04/18/2014

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St. Louis Avoids Second Wave of Flu

There’s a second wave of the flu now hitting New Jersey, Connecticut and New York, but St. Louis seems to have missed it.

04/17/2014

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Study Finds Effective New Hepatitis C Treatment

A local liver specialist is thrilled with a new and effective treatment for Hepatitis C.

04/16/2014

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St. Louis University Battles Depression in Med Students

After a curriculum change, depression in St. Louis University Medical students has decreased in the past four years.

04/16/2014

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Study: Baby Aspirin Lowers Risk of Pre-Eclampsia in Pregnant Women

The dangerous condition is characterized by high blood pressure and excessive protein levels in urine during pregnancy.

04/10/2014

George Grossberg, M.D. Photo: slu.edu

Medical Food Could Help Treat Alzheimer’s Disease

Saint Louis University researchers are studying a medical food to help treat Alzheimer’s Disease.

04/07/2014

Researchers found that exposure to 30 minutes of morning light can improve your Body Mass Index. (Getty Images)

Study: Exposure To Morning Sunlight Can Help You Lose Weight

Researchers found that 20-30 minutes of morning light can improve your Body Mass Index.

04/04/2014

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How Dangerous are Testosterone Drugs?

Recent studies have reported an association between the use of testosterone therapy and increased risk of death, heart attack or stroke.

04/04/2014

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Could Half of All Breast Cancers be Prevented?

A new Washington University School of Medicine study finds that could be the case, if girls and women of all ages adopted healthier lifestyles.

04/04/2014

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