East St. Louis Closes Jail After Sanitation ComplaintAn unidentified officer filed the complaint Monday.
Claim: Doctor Refused to Remove IUD for Religious ReasonsA woman sought care after a fall dislodged her IUD, but a doctor in the Chicago-based Mercy Hospital system refused to remove it.
Women With Dense Breasts Should Be Screened Annually, Study SaysHow often should a woman get a mammogram? A new study says it all depends on her medical history and breast density.
Will EpiPen Price Keep Life-Saving Medicine Out of Reach?The price spike for EpiPen medication - from $100 in 2008 to $500 today - may have some parents struggling to make sure their children who suffer from allergies have one.
10,000 Pill Disposal Pouches Coming to St. CharlesThe Boys & Girls Club of St. Charles County received a donation of 10,000 disposal pouches from Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals.
Study Finds New Missouri Moms Breastfeed More Than IllinoisNew Missouri moms are doing a bit better job of breastfeeding their newborn babies than Illinois moms.
County Councilman Wants to Raise Minimum Age to Buy CigarettesCounty councilman Sam Page, a physician, wants to raise the minimum age to buy cigarette from 18 to 21 years old within the county.
Wash U Researchers Tackle Common Cruise Ship VirusLocal researchers say they may be one step closer to an answer for the dreaded norovirus.
Rauner Signs 'Gabby's Law,' New Rules for Treating SepsisGov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation named for a 5-year-old Illinois girl that will require hospitals to be better prepared to treat patients with sepsis or septic shock.
Cook County Reports Year's 1st Human Case of West Nile virusTesting has found pools of mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus in 57 communities throughout the county.
High Lead Levels Found in Water at Some St. Louis SchoolsSt. Louis Public Schools spokesman Patrick Wallace says drinking fountains and sinks are shut off in several school buildings until pipes and faucets are replaced.
Asthmatic Kids Can Take Tylenol Wash U Study SaysA new study finds children with mild asthma can safely take Tylenol without fear of their symptoms worsening.

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