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New Study Examines Link Between Citrus and Skin Cancer

A new study examines the link between citrus consumption and skin cancer.

07/01/2015

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Missouri Changes Insurance Requirements for Eating Disorders

Nixon signed a bill to require insurers to cover eating disorders beyond the point of a person getting back to a certain weight.

06/29/2015

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Breastfeeding Rooms Added to St. Charles Government Buildings

Every government building in St. Charles, Mo., will have one breastfeeding room for nursing mothers.

06/26/2015

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CDC Approves Two New Meningitis Vaccines

A local pediatrician applauds the CDC’s approval of two expensive new meningitis vaccines.

06/25/2015

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Supreme Court Upholds Nationwide Healthcare Law Subsidies

The justices said in a 6-3 ruling that the subsidies that 8.7 million people currently receive to make insurance affordable do not depend on where they live, under the 2010 healthcare law.

06/25/2015

Evelyn Howard only had a note in the family bible to document that she was an American citizen. (Photo by Cole Bennetts/Getty Images)

Top 100 ‘Bible-Minded’ Cities in America: St. Louis 47th

Two other cities in Missouri are ranked sixth and 23rd on the list.

06/24/2015

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Congressmen Ask for Permanent St. Louis VA Medical Center Director

“I don’t care how great your record is,” he says, “120 days is not long enough to implement the improvements necessary, or even observe the problems, to say ‘hey, can we implement these programs here?'”

06/15/2015

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Help Wanted: VA Can’t Fill 30 Key Director Positions

Faced with complaints of long waits and shoddy patient care, the Veterans Administration now admits its scrambling to fill 30 vacancies of medical center directors around the country.

06/15/2015

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Viagra for Women Backed by FDA Advisory Committee

The “little pink pill” works on the central nervous system in the same category as an antidepressant.

06/08/2015

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New Study Shows Effectiveness of Mammograms

An expert panel finds mammograms are most beneficial for women between the ages of 50 and 74.

06/05/2015

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