Pamela Walker

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Measles Make it to Illinois; How Safe are Children in St. Louis?

“If a baby gets the measles, it could be absolutely devastating,” says SLU Care pediatrician Dr. Ken Haller. “That’s why it’s just really incumbent on everyone to make sure that anyone who can get vaccinated, does get vaccinated.”

02/06/2015

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Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides to Continue; Will Be Watched More Closely

It looks like the sounds of horse hooves and carriages will continue to be heard in downtown St. Louis. St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay says despite St. Louis Health Department director Pamela Walker’s concerns about the health of the horses, no one’s calling for the rides to be shut down unless the situation gets out of hand.

07/30/2014

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HIV-AIDS Continues to Spread in Region Among White Gay Men

Gay white men taking chances is what St. Louis Health Department director Pam Walker says is largely to blame for the some 250 new HIV-AIDS cases each year in the region.

07/30/2014

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FDA Proposes Regulations on E-Cigarettes for Minors

The Food and Drug Administration has proposed regulations on electronic cigarettes, which would include minors.

04/25/2014

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City Bolsters Efforts to Curb Childhood Obesity

The City of St. Louis has received $60,000 in grants from the Morehouse School of Medicine to

03/25/2014

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TIAM Weekend: Twitter IPO & The Upcoming Obama Care Exchange

Twitter IPO & The Upcoming Obama Care Exchange

09/22/2013

Record-Breaking Heat Wave Hits Southern California

Ferguson Woman Found Dead in Unairconditioned Home

St. Louis County has reported its first heat-related death this summer.

08/30/2013

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 6:  Montreal Expos pitcher Carlos Perez works on a wad of chewing tobacco, between innings during his game against the Los Angeles Dodgers 06 June in Los Angeles.  Perez is trying to protect his league-leading five game winning streak and 1.54 ERA. AFP PHOTO  (DAN GROSHONG/AFP/Getty Images)

Should the Baseball Players Union Ban Chewing Tobacco During World Series Games?

“They have sores, white patches, red patches, and lumps in their mouth. And most of them were under age 24.”

10/20/2011

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