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The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?

The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.

05/16/2014

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Abdominal Infection Spreading Through St. Louis City

Cases of shigellosis have been found in St. Louis City and in neighboring counties as well.

05/14/2014

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Doctor: E-Cigarettes Shouldn’t Be Used Long Term

While science is still being gathered on the potential dangers of e-cigarettes, what are smokers who want to quit supposed to do?

05/01/2014

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Barnes-Jewish Reduces Injury Falls Among Patients

The goal of the national study was to use new solutions to reduce both the number of fall injuries and the severity of them while in the hospital.

04/30/2014

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TIAM Weekend: Living Healthy In St. Louis, 1st Annual Robotics Competition

Mary Jo Condon with the Midwest Health Initiative joined the show to discuss how to live healthier in St. Louis. Jim Beck joined the show to let us know what’s going on at the First […]

04/26/2014

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Cosmetic Procedures On the Rise

Nationwide, non-surgical procedures increased last year by 13 percent, with 9.5 million performed in America. Botox injections led the way, up 15 percent from the year before.

04/23/2014

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Study: Kids Given Codeine Despite Risks

A local pediatrician says not to let your child’s doctor prescribe the powerful painkiller codeine without talking about alternatives first.

04/22/2014

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WashU Conducting 5-Year Diabetes Trial

300 volunteers here will get either pills or injections in addition to taking metformin, the most commonly prescribed medication for Type 2 diabetes.

04/21/2014

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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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