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Mini Heart Monitors Help Doctors and Patients

Cardiologists at Saint Louis University Hospital are now using a new mini-monitor that lets patients go about their lives while doctors keep track of their heart functions remotely.

02/24/2014

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Just 1 in 4 Young Teens Meet US Fitness Guidelines

Young teens aren’t exactly embracing the government’s Let’s Move mantra, the latest fitness data suggest.

01/08/2014

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St. Louis Area Seeing Spike in Influenza Cases

New flu cases doubled over the past week in St. Louis County, jumping from 73 to 158 this week for a total of 371 this season.

12/26/2013

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Mo. To Start Screening Newborns For Heart Disease

The screenings for critical congenital heart disease are required under a new state law that takes effect Jan. 1.

12/26/2013

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Best Healthy And Diet Books For The New Year

With New Year’s just around the corner, you’re ready to be fitter, trimmer, and healthier. These great books from Simon & Schuster will help you kick off 2014 the right way—and stick to your health resolutions this year.

12/20/2013

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AIDS Group Says 5,500 in St. Louis Region Have HIV/AIDS

“Young people…the population from 13 to 24, are where the most new HIV cases are turning up”

12/04/2013

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Obamacare Key Dates In 2014

Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.

11/25/2013

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Two Herbs Found to Improve Learning, Memory in SLU Research

Dr. Susan Farr found mice, when given enhanced extracts made from spearmint and rosemary, were able to improve their memory and learning.

11/18/2013

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Affordable Care Act, Sequestration Hit St. Louis Hospitals Hard

Back in June, BJC Healthcare cut 160 employees, St. Anthony’s laid off 23, and last month SSM Health Care cut more than 200 jobs locally.

11/12/2013

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South St. Louis Student Sticks Others With Syringe

The parents of several kindergarten students at Monroe Elementary have been told to see their doctor.

11/07/2013

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