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St. Louis Doctors Assess Jimmy Carter’s Battle Ahead

Former president Jimmy Carter revealed Thursday that he has cancer in four spots on his brain.


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New Study May Change Length of Breast Cancer Treatment

A new study may lead to a change in the length of breast cancer radiation treatment.


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County Health Department Calls for Further Study of Health Problems in Coldwater Creek Area

Coldwater Creek was contaminated with nuclear waste after World War II.


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EPA: No Health Concerns at Bridgeton Municipal Athletic Complex

The testing suggests no levels of gamma radiation pose any public health concerns for users.

“EPA’s analysis of data collected from more than 58,000 surface points across BMAC suggests no levels of gam


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Judge Clarifies Bridgeton Landfill Settlement

Residents who collect damages from a $6.8 million class-action settlement over the smoldering Bridgeton Landfill in St. Louis County can still pursue separate legal claims related to radiation risks.


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Koster to File Freedom of Information Act Request for EPA Data

Attorney General Chris Koster wants the EPA to test the roads around the West Lake landfill to make sure they don’t have high levels of radiation.


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New Machine at Barnes-Jewish Helps with Cancer Treatment

Two lung cancer patients at Barnes-Jewish Hospital have become the first anywhere to get radiation therapy in a new machine that provides real-time clear imaging of their tumors.


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EPA: Radiation at West Lake Landfill Poses No Health Threat

The agency conducted several low flights over the landfill and surrounding homes where radioactive waste was buried in the 1970s.


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DNR Won’t Test For Most Radiation at Bridgeton Landfill

Bridgeton resident and mother of three young children Dawn Chapman says the Missouri Department of Natural Resources told her by telephone no testing is being done for “alpha and beta radiation.”


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Local Expert Warns of Radiation From Medical Tests

He says if you’re getting an X Ray or C-T Scan, always make sure you are getting the safest and lowest radiation exposure possible.



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