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New Study Shows Dangers of E-Cigs to Children

Garbutt says in 3 percent of the homes, children have tried to drink the liquid nitrogen, which is potentially fatal.

08/26/2015

4 Teenagers, 6-Year-Old Caught in a Stolen Car

Police are investigating whether they were involved in five other robberies in the Soulard area.

08/06/2015

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Study Shows Doctors Need to Address Obesity in Children

A new St. Louis University study says doctors need to do a better job addressing weight issues in hospitalized children.

08/06/2015

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Missouri Student Transfers Up Slightly This School Year

More than 1,170 Missouri students from two failing school systems in the St. Louis area have been placed in other nearby districts for the upcoming school year, only slightly more than the nearly 1,150 students who switched from the Riverview Gardens and Normandy schools last year, new data show.

08/05/2015

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Local Pediatrician Concerned About Mumps Outbreak

A local pediatrician is concerned about this week’s mumps outbreak in and around Columbia, Missouri.

07/24/2015

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Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things: Nicole Vehige

Nicole Vehige is the mother of two boys with special needs, and she helps other parents experiencing the same challenges through fundraising efforts and policy change.

07/01/2015

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CDC Approves Two New Meningitis Vaccines

A local pediatrician applauds the CDC’s approval of two expensive new meningitis vaccines.

06/25/2015

Michael Brown Sr. and Lesley McSpadden will file a wrongful death lawsuit against the City of Ferguson and former police officer Darren Wilson. (Photo by FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

Suit Filed by Michael Brown’s Parents Moved to Federal Court

The suit against the city of Ferguson, former police chief Tom Jackson and Darren Wilson, the officer who shot Brown, was filed last month in state court. Jackson and Wilson filed to have the suit moved on grounds that it deals with constitutional issues.

05/28/2015

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Metro-East School Makes the Switch to Year-Round Classes

Legacy Christian Academy in Caseyville will kick off optional year-round school June 1.

05/05/2015

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Illinois Bill Aims at Preventing Suicides in College Students

It’s not always obvious when a loved one is considering suicide. An Illinois Senate committee has signed onto something which may help.

05/04/2015

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