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Washington University Study Combats Deadly Infection Rate

Washington University finds an easy way to reduce the amount of deadly infections for intensive-care patients.

05/30/2013

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Man Says Hospital Removed Him From Partner’s Room

A gay man who was arrested after he refused to leave his partner’s side at a Kansas City hospital said Friday that he was the victim of discrimination, but the hospital said he was causing a disturbance.

04/12/2013

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St. Louisans More Likely To Return To Hospital After Surgery

It’s called hospital readmissions. Anne Weiss with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation says the national average for patients returning to the hospital after surgery is 12.4 percent.

02/14/2013

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Missouri Hospital Bans Surgary Drinks, Soda

Officials at Children’s Mercy Hospital said the ban will take effect in January.

11/05/2012

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Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting Wheelchair-Bound Woman

Man wheeled woman out of Barnes Hospital prior to assault.

08/28/2012

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Hospital Worker Charged With Stealing Patients’ Identities

Ashley Drummond accused of stealing info from patient charts, applying for credit cards.

07/23/2012

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Southeast Missouri Man Charged With Murdering Newborn Son

1-month-old boy died of his injuries at a St. Louis hospital.

07/23/2012

Survey Calls U.S. Traffic Signals Inefficient

20-Year Old Woman Dies After being Struck by Car

Springfield police say a 20-year-old woman died after being hit by a car as she crossed a city street

05/28/2012

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UPDATED: 15-Year-Old Who Crashed Was Allowed To Drive Alone

Vehicle rolled over after striking I-70 median cable.

05/09/2012

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Local Health Official Sounds Warning On Caffeine Chips

Too many might lead to rapid heartbeat, poor sleep.

04/19/2012

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