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.
CDC: Early Start to School Hurts StudentsThe CDC says starting middle or high school before 8:30 a.m. can be damaging to a student's health.
Missouri Passes in Zero Categories of Cancer Prevention StudyFewer than half of U.S. states passed three or more of the nine categories.
Department of Health Prompts Prevention InitiativePreventing illnesses before they begin is the goal of the new St. Louis County Director of Public Health.
More Police Officers and a 'No Violence Alliance' - What's the Status?Mayor Slay says aldermen have to approve plan for more police, and Kansas City lessons are still being digested.
Safe House Head to be Domestic Violence Resource for RamsThe NFL retained three women to help shape the leagues workplace policies on domestic violence and sexual assault, and now there appears to be some movement.
Local Group Tours, Warning Parents About Damages of PotThe Alliance for Healthy Communities is on tour, warning parents about the damages that weed can do to their children.
Coulterville Police Trained to Save LivesThe small town of Coulterville, Illinois is arming its police officers with some cutting edge technology that has been proven to save lives.
Study: Girls Who Eat Peanut Butter Lower Their Risk of Breast Cancer Later in Life Start spreading the news, there is a new found benefit for girls who eat peanut butter. According to a study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and Harvard Medical School, girls 9 to 15 years of age who regularly ate peanut butter or nuts were 39 percent less likely to develop benign breast disease by age 30.
American Cancer Society Looking for VolunteersThe American Cancer Society is looking for 300,000 volunteers for the Cancer Prevention Study 3, that may last up to 30 years.
Colorful Paper Cutouts Call Attention To Child Abuse Prevention MonthChildren as young as one are subjected to "bondage, sadism, torture", according to top law enforcer.
Missouri Lagging Behind In MMR ImmunizationsHealth officials say many parents still aren't convinced vaccinations are safe.