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How Bad Will the Spring Allergy Season Be?

SLU Care allergist Dr. Mark Dykewicz says it’s hard to tell just how bad the allergy season will be, but there’s plenty of activity already underway.

03/26/2014

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Cook County Sheriff to Testify Before Congress

Tom Dart is scheduled to testify before a congressional committee about access to mental health services.

03/26/2014

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City Bolsters Efforts to Curb Childhood Obesity

The City of St. Louis has received $60,000 in grants from the Morehouse School of Medicine to

03/25/2014

A doctor goes over a patient''s x-ray, screening for colon cancer. There is no single cause of colon cancer. Cancer of the colon and rectum accounts for 15% of cancer deaths. (Photo by American Cancer Society/Getty Images)

Colon Cancer Rates Fall

Cancer researchers say colonoscopies are the reason for a 30 percent drop in colon cancer rates over the past decade in those over 50.

03/18/2014

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Daylight Saving Time Sees Increase in Traffic Accidents, Heart Attacks

A local neuroscientist says we need to be very careful over the next few days—once we adjust our clocks one hour forward Saturday night.

03/07/2014

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Strep Throat Cases Surge in St. Louis

Symptoms include a sudden, severe sore throat, pain when swallowing, a fever of more than 101 degrees and or swollen tonsils and lymph nodes.

03/07/2014

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7 Simple Tricks To Beat Jet Lag

No matter how seasoned you are as a traveler, you will get jet lag. Though jet lag can’t be avoided, it can be minimized on your next vacation with these seven tips.

03/07/2014

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Health Officials in Both Missouri and Illinois Downgrade Flu Status

For the first time in 8 weeks, Missouri and Illinois now say they are seeing regional flu activity, as opposed to widespread activity.

02/28/2014

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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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