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Study: Depression Can Precede Memory Loss In Alzheimer’s

New study finds older Americans who show signs of depression, sleep loss and other behavioral problems were are more likely to develop Alzheimer’s.

01/15/2015

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Measles Outbreak: To Vaccinate Or Not Vaccinate

With the potential to affect thousands, the recent outbreak of measles in the U.S. has placed a spotlight on a debate that’s raged for years.

01/14/2015

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Missouri Teacher Loses 350 Pounds

One Missouri teacher has lost almost 350 pounds.

01/08/2015

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St. Louis Health Director Disputes CDC’s STD Rankings

City Health Director says CDC comparing apples to oranges

12/16/2014

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How To Beat The Winter Blues And Avoid Cabin Fever

Winter is all fun and games…until after New Years’ Eve.

12/08/2014

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Supreme Court Justices Hear Pregnancy Discrimination Case

A pregnancy discrimination case is in front of the Supreme Court and its outcome could affect women across the country. A former UPS worker says she was forced into taking unpaid leave when she became pregnant.

12/04/2014

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Process to Produce Hemp Oil in Mo. for Medicinal Purposes has Begun

Today kicks off a 30-day period when the Missouri Department of Agriculture will accept applications to produce hemp extract in the state.

11/03/2014

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Thousands Will Die From Flu This Year, Doctors Predict

Although concerns are mounting across the nation of Ebola exposure, doctors fear the focus could be diverting attention from another potential threat: the flu.

10/22/2014

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Study: People With Poor Smell More Likely To Die Within 5 Years

According to a new study out of the University of Chicago, a fading sense of smell in older Americans may be the biggest predictor of impending death.

10/05/2014

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What Has The Affordable Care Act Accomplished A Year Later?

With almost a year under its belt, has the Affordable Care Act impact as many people as it originally set out to?

09/18/2014

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