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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.

02/08/2014

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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.

05/29/2013

Bridgeton Sanitary Landfill (photo credit: KMOX)

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.”

05/23/2013

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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.

09/28/2012

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Radiation Found In Metropolitan Sewer District Manhole

During the process of cleaning up the old Mallinckrodt site north of the McKinley Bridge, crews found the presence of radiation in an MSD manhole.

07/25/2012

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FDA Takes Steps to Protect Children from Radiation Overexposure

A recommendation St. Louis Children’s Hospital had already taken to heart.

05/10/2012

Radiation Sickness

IEMA Finds Trace Amounts of Radiation in Metro-East

The radiation found in Madison, Clinton and Bond Counties in Illinois is from the Fukushima nuclear power plants in Japan.

04/08/2011

An aerial view shows the quake-damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant in the Japanese town of Futaba, Fukushima prefecture on March 12, 2011. (STR/AFP/Getty/ Jiji Press)

No Missouri Readings of Japanese Radioactive Fallout

No readings of radioactive material in any of Missouri’s four reading stations

04/05/2011

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Local Radiation Testing Planned

Traces of iodine found in Illinois air, grass samples.

04/01/2011

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Radiation Found in Illinois

Believed to be from the nuclear plant disaster in Japan

03/30/2011

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