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Expert: Deadly Brain-Eating Amoeba Rare, But in Missouri Lakes, Ponds

A brain-eating amoeba infection recently killed a 9-year-old Kansas girl.

07/16/2014

St. Louis Cardinals Yadier Molina looks for feeling in his left hand after trying to slide into third base in the second inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on July 9, 2014. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Expert: Molina’s Injury Rare in Baseball Players

All Star catcher Yadier Molina is about to undergo surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb.

07/11/2014

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Jaime Garcia delivers a pitch to the Washington Nationals in the first inning at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on June 15, 2014. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

SLU Surgeon Compares Jaime Garcia’s Injury To Chris Carpenter’s

Cardinals pitcher Jaime Garcia undergoes season ending surgery tomorrow, much like the surgery former Cardinals pitcher Chris Carpenter had in 2012.

07/10/2014

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Study: No Evidence Vaccines Cause Autism

Serious side effects from vaccines are rare and there’s no evidence they lead to autism, according to a new study.

07/03/2014

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Cardiologist: Still Too Much Salt in Our Diets

A local cardiologist supports government efforts to raise the pressure on food companies and restaurants to use less salt.

06/18/2014

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Breast Cancer Surgeon: No Data Showing Red Meat is Unsafe

SLU Care breast surgeon Dr. Teresa Schwartz at Saint Louis University Hospital says the study was based on women’s memory of what they ate.

06/17/2014

A nurse uses a syringe to prepare an injection of the combined Measles Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccination at an MMR drop-in clinic. (Photo: GEOFF CADDICK/AFP/Getty Images)

Measles Cases Reported in Missouri

The Centers for Disease Control says nearly 200 cases of the measles have been reported in 17 states this year, including Missouri.

05/23/2014

Courtesy of the American Red Cross

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.

04/09/2014

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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.

03/26/2014

Photo via CBS News.

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.

12/03/2013

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