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Go Red For Women Day, Preventing Heart DiseaseOne in three women die of heart disease and stroke, cardiac surgeon Dr. Richard Lee at SSM Health SLU Hospital says it's 80 percent preventable.
FDA Considers Temporary Ban on Donated Blood from TravelersA physician there really is no reliable test that can be used on a large scale to screen the millions of pints of donated blood for the Zika virus.
Caffeine Linked to Increased Heart Rate? New Study Says Not Really. For some time now, there's been a general consensus that caffeine can cause the heart to beat faster. Now, a new study questions that.
Local Cardiologist Warns of Possible Heart Attacks During Winter A local cardiologist urges caution if you're thinking about going out to shovel snow.
New Drug-Eluting Stents to Advance Cardiac CareIt is a new cardiac stent that is kind of a hybrid between the old metal stent and the newer drug-eluting stents.
Is It The Cold Or The Flu, And Should You Go To Work?Kennedy says definitely stay home with the flu, but it's not always necessary when you have a cold.
New Study Finds Twitter Can Predict Heart Disease RatesSLU Care’s Dr. Michael Lim says it was predicted better than some of the traditional tests.
Local Doctor: 'Horny Goat Weed' Not a Good Mix With CocaineFormer NBA star Lamar Odom may have been used coacine and a herbal Viagra with "horny goat weed" which caused his medical emergency.
New Device Allows Defibrillator Patients Get MRI'sSLU Hospital is among the first in the region to implant a new MRI-safe defibrillator. New technology now allows many to receive the needed test.
Local Pediatricians Disagree with Trump on Vaccine-AutismLocal pediatricians try to put out the vaccine-autism fire that was recently re-lit by Donald Trump.
Local Cardiologist Warns Women of New 'Little Pink Pill'A local cardiologist offers his advice on the newly approved little pink pill to boost libido in women.
New Study May Change Length of Breast Cancer TreatmentA new study may lead to a change in the length of breast cancer radiation treatment.

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