Go Red For Women Day, Preventing Heart DiseaseOne in three women die of heart disease and stroke, cardiac surgeon Dr. Richard Lee at SSM Health SLU Hospital says it's 80 percent preventable.
Wash U Will Put a Balloon in Your Belly to Lose WeightThe balloon is temporary, only to be in place for six months, then removed after the patient is counseled on making some critical lifestyle changes.
St. Louis VA Supplying an Expensive Cure to Hep CThe new drug, Sofosbuvir, can cost the VA $42,000 for each patient's 12-week treatment.
Rams' Bailey In Critical Condition After ShootingBailey was inside the vehicle with three additional passengers, two of which were minors, when it was fired upon.
Lawsuit Seeks to Restore Parental Rights in Lost Baby CaseAttorney Albert Watkins announced the petition Tuesday in which Melanie Diane Gilmore seeks to invalidate her 1983 adoption and re-establish Zella Jackson Price as her legal mother.
Mascoutah Police Look for ShooterPolice say it appears the victim was shot inside the house during a possible burglary.
Illinois Congressman Pressures VA to Hire Local DirectorsMike Bost is sponsoring a bill calling on the VA Secretary to deliver a plan to Congress in four months.
Grand Kids May Be Saving Their Grandparents Lives Without Knowing ItSLU Care geriatrician Dr. Angela Sanford says people who are grandparents tend to be more active overall.
New Device Allows Defibrillator Patients Get MRI'sSLU Hospital is among the first in the region to implant a new MRI-safe defibrillator. New technology now allows many to receive the needed test.
Police Pursuit Ends in I-270 Car CrashA police pursuit in North County ended in a crash and a huge traffic headache.
Police: Woman Steals Car Outside ER, Leaves Court Summons In VehiclePolice say that after being dismissed from Mercy Hospital in Creve Coeur the evening of Aug. 15, Ruby Caffey jumped into the car which had been left running outside the ER.
Missouri Planned Parenthood Set to Lose Hospital PrivilegesA Planned Parenthood clinic in Columbia is set to lose its ability to offer medication-induced abortions because of a recent University of Missouri medical committee's decision that put the center's license in jeopardy.