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St. Louis Working Toward Reducing Obesity with Jump N2 Shape

Last May, KMOX told you about St. Louis city’s goal of reducing obesity by 5 percent by the year 2018. Health department officials now are saying more than 700 people have signed up for one of their fitness programs.

09/12/2014

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Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should Know

Parents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.

09/12/2014

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Report: Missouri Ahead of Illinois in Reducing Child Obesity Numbers

Missouri is doing a better job than Illinois when it comes to tackling obesity in kids, according to a new report.

09/05/2014

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Expert: Is a Low-Carb Diet Better Than a Low-Fat Diet?

A new study finds the best diet for weight loss and heart health may be a low-carb diet.

09/03/2014

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What Robin Williams’ Death Tells Us About Parkinson’s Disease

Williams passing has shed light on his overall health; both mental and physical.

08/14/2014

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Local Group Concerned by Federal Decision Not to Publicly Report Hospital Errors

A local health advocacy group is concerned about changes made by the federal government to stop publicly reporting when hospitals make life-threatening mistakes while treating patients.

08/07/2014

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An Epidemic: Top 10 Outbreaks In U.S. History

Throughout the years, epidemics and plagues have shaken up societies and cultures around the world.

08/07/2014

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The Ebola Outbreak: What Every American Needs To Know

The recent outbreak of the Ebola virus in Africa has begun attracting attention in the U.S. for good reason.

07/31/2014

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NCIS Star Pauley Perrette Issues Hair Dye Health Warning After Severe Allergic Reaction

NCIS actress Pauley Perrette is warning fans about the dangers of hair dye after suffering a severe allergic reaction to her trademark ink-black color.

07/22/2014

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School Safety Tips For Younger Kids

School is back in session, so take some time to go over these important safety tips with your children. This is just the beginning of the conversation, but it’s a great place to get started.

07/21/2014

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