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Officials: MERS Did Not Spread to Illinois Man

Health officials are backtracking on an earlier report that a mysterious Middle East virus had apparently spread to an Illinois man from a traveler he’d met in a business meeting.

05/28/2014

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SLU Researchers Make Alzheimer’s Discovery

Local researchers have created a compound that reverses the symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease in mice.

05/22/2014

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MERS Virus: How Worried Should We Be?

CBS News Medical Contributor Dr. Holly Phillips says it’s not something to worry about on the day-to-day.

05/20/2014

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May Is Melanoma Awareness Month

After the long winter, it’s not a surprise everyone is gearing up to enjoy some fun outdoors this summer. Before heading out to catch some rays, think about protecting your skin.

05/19/2014

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City Health Department on Alert for MERS Virus

With the latest MERS case involving an Illinois man, the city health director says she wants to make sure if a case pops up here health officials can respond quickly to contain it.

05/19/2014

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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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