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Local Pediatrician Concerned About Mumps Outbreak

A local pediatrician is concerned about this week’s mumps outbreak in and around Columbia, Missouri.

07/24/2015

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Study Shows CPR, AED’s Increase Survival Chances

A new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows survival chances increase substantially when bystanders deliver CPR and defibrillation before first responders arrive.

07/22/2015

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Study: Loneliness Causes Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease

A new study finds that loneliness can impact your memory as you get older.

07/21/2015

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FDA to Remove Trans Fat from Processed Foods

The U.S. Drug and Food Administration is pulling the plug on trans fat which are widely considered the worst kind for the heart.

06/17/2015

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STUDY: Breastfeeding Reduces Risk of Breast Cancer

A new study finds that breastfeeding may decrease a woman’s breast cancer risk.

04/30/2015

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Did Auditor’s Prescriptions Play a Role in Suicide?

Could the prescription medicines taken by the late Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich have played a role in his suicide?

04/16/2015

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Local Cardiologist Warns Blues Fans of Heart Risk

A local cardiologist warns fans about getting too emotional over the playoffs.

04/16/2015

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Researchers Discover New Way to Treat Cancer

The Polio virus was a killer and crippler for centuries, but now researchers may have a found a game changer for cancer.

04/01/2015

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Local Plastic Surgeons Fixing a Fashion Trend of the Young

It’s an extreme fashion statement – ear gauging – where instead of just having a small pierced ear, a hoop-like hole is pierced into the earlobe.

02/17/2015

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Measles Make it to Illinois; How Safe are Children in St. Louis?

“If a baby gets the measles, it could be absolutely devastating,” says SLU Care pediatrician Dr. Ken Haller. “That’s why it’s just really incumbent on everyone to make sure that anyone who can get vaccinated, does get vaccinated.”

02/06/2015

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