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.
“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.”
A brain-eating amoeba infection recently killed a 9-year-old Kansas girl.
All Star catcher Yadier Molina is about to undergo surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb.
Cardinals pitcher Jaime Garcia undergoes season ending surgery tomorrow, much like the surgery former Cardinals pitcher Chris Carpenter had in 2012.
Serious side effects from vaccines are rare and there’s no evidence they lead to autism, according to a new study.
A local cardiologist supports government efforts to raise the pressure on food companies and restaurants to use less salt.
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.
The Centers for Disease Control says nearly 200 cases of the measles have been reported in 17 states this year, including Missouri.
A Florissant Police Officer and Cross Keys Middle School teacher save the life of a student whose heart suddenly stopped.