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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

Photo: Getty/Justin Sullivan

St. Louis Avoids Second Wave of Flu

There’s a second wave of the flu now hitting New Jersey, Connecticut and New York, but St. Louis seems to have missed it.

04/17/2014

Dr. Adrian Di Bisceglie. Photo: slu.edu

Study Finds Effective New Hepatitis C Treatment

A local liver specialist is thrilled with a new and effective treatment for Hepatitis C.

04/16/2014

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St. Louis University Battles Depression in Med Students

After a curriculum change, depression in St. Louis University Medical students has decreased in the past four years.

04/16/2014

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Study: Baby Aspirin Lowers Risk of Pre-Eclampsia in Pregnant Women

The dangerous condition is characterized by high blood pressure and excessive protein levels in urine during pregnancy.

04/10/2014

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