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Police Officer, Middle School Teacher Save Student’s Life

A Florissant Police Officer and Cross Keys Middle School teacher save the life of a student whose heart suddenly stopped.


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How Bad Will the Spring Allergy Season Be?

SLU Care allergist Dr. Mark Dykewicz says it’s hard to tell just how bad the allergy season will be, but there’s plenty of activity already underway.


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Local Pediatrician Warns Against ‘Cotton Ball Diet’

Some have soaked the balls, which are not generally made of cotton, in juices or smoothies as a meal replacement.


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Report Finds Global Increase in Strokes Among Young People

“That was surprising because typically people think of stroke as affecting people who are ‘old,’ meaning people in their late 70s, 80s, and older,” SLU Care neurologist Eli Feed said.


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SLU Physician Weighs in on Probiotics

It terms of a general supplement, SLU Care physician Dr. Adrian Bischegli says probiotics haven’t been proven to do much unless you have some specific colon problem.


New flu numbers show an increase.

As Influenza Risk Decreases, RSV Becomes More Prevalent

“Most of the RSV can be treated at home with a humidifier, making sure they’re drinking lots of fluids.”


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Flu Rates Continue To Climb In St. Charles County

“Both strains have high fevers, muscle aches, sometimes a little respiratory cough or sore through with them,” Dr. Donald Kennedy said.


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Child Psychiatrist Discusses Taboos, Services For St. Louis’ Mentally Ill

SLU Care child psychiatrist Dr. Anne Marie Loth at Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center says there are probably more services available here for children than adults.



Early Flu Season Hits St. Louis

Emergency room doctors at Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center say they usually don’t start seeing flu pick up until late December.


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Talking With Kids About bin Laden’s Death

Children may not care, or may be deeply affected.