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Study: Stroke Cases Declining in U.S.

A local cardiologist welcomes a new study that finds the downward trend in stroke cases is continuing across the United States.

07/17/2014

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Hospitals See Increase in ER Visits after Obamacare

Officials with St. Anthony’s Medical Center say they saw record patient volumes in their Emergency Department in March, April and May.

06/19/2014

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Doctor: E-Cigarettes Shouldn’t Be Used Long Term

While science is still being gathered on the potential dangers of e-cigarettes, what are smokers who want to quit supposed to do?

05/01/2014

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New Wireless Defibrillator Safer Than Traditional Device

New wireless defibrillator can be safer than original device. Saint Louis University expects to implant 25 this year.

02/03/2014

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You’re More Likely to Die from a Heart Attack After Hours, Study Says

Researchers found that patients who showed up at the hospital during off hours were 5 percent more likely to die within 30 days of the heart attack.

01/28/2014

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Local Expert Warns of Kidney Concerns With Crossfit Workout

In some cases the workouts have led to rhabdomyolysis, a shutdown of the kidneys due to their inability to process the body’s bi-products.

10/02/2013

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New Breast Cancer Treatment Awaiting FDA Approval

The new drug, called Perjeta, is designed to shrink breast cancer tumors before surgery in the 20 percent of women with tumors fueled by the HER2 positive protein.

10/02/2013

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SLU Starts Pilot Program for High School Sports Medicine

Saint Louis University and Saint Louis University Hospital have started a three-year pilot program with the Archdiocese of St. Louis, St. Mary’s High School, and Bishop DuBourg High.

08/20/2013

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Cardiologist Sees Lessons in President Bush’s Heart Procedure

The arterial blockage discovery comes as a surprise since the 67-year-old former president is said to stay physically fit with routine workouts and biking at his Texas ranch.

08/07/2013

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One Dead After Domestic Dispute in South St. Louis

According to police, it happened around 10:40 p.m. in the 3400 block of Juniata Street in the Tower Grove East neighborhood.

08/07/2013

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