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The Missouri Marijuana Prevention Tour made a stop in St. Louis on May 5. Photo: KMOX/Allison Blood

Local Group Tours, Warning Parents About Damages of Pot

The Alliance for Healthy Communities is on tour, warning parents about the damages that weed can do to their children.

05/06/2014

Jeannie Gore (R) lost a son to a heroin overdose. She attended a Heroin Kills rally in St. Louis on Saturday, May 19, 2012 (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Coulterville Police Trained to Save Lives

The small town of Coulterville, Illinois is arming its police officers with some cutting edge technology that has been proven to save lives.

02/24/2014

File photo of peanut butter. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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.

09/26/2013

Healthcare Fair Provides Free Health Screenings For Bronx Residents

American Cancer Society Looking for Volunteers

The American Cancer Society is looking for 300,000 volunteers for the Cancer Prevention Study 3, that may last up to 30 years.

06/25/2013

T-shirts made by victims of child abuse, documenting what they went through in shocking detail, hang in the lobby of the Madison County Administration Building in Edwardsville. April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

Colorful Paper Cutouts Call Attention To Child Abuse Prevention Month

Children as young as one are subjected to “bondage, sadism, torture”, according to top law enforcer.

04/02/2013

Getty/Joe Raedle

Missouri Lagging Behind In MMR Immunizations

Health officials say many parents still aren’t convinced vaccinations are safe.

09/07/2012

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Missouri, Illinois Lags in Tobacco Prevention Programs

Missouri ranks 45 out of 50 in Tobacco Prevention Programs.

12/02/2011

Shooting

St. Louis #2 in Bad Category: Kids Killed With Guns

Only New Orleans has higher rate, says CDC.

05/13/2011