Missouri Among Top States for Double MastectomiesThe study found 42 percent of Missouri women between the ages of 20 and 44 who underwent surgery opted to remove both breasts.
New Recommendations to Help Parents Prevent SIDSThe American Academy of Pediatrics has updated its sleep guidelines for infants.
FDA Warns Against Homeopathic Teething ProductsThe FDA says 10 children have died after being given homeopathic teething tablets or gels.
Study: Certain Hospitals Impact Lifespan of Heart Attack PatientsA new study finds going to the right hospital for a heart attack could add a year to your life.
Study Finds Irregular Heartbeats Linked to Several Health RisksA new study finds irregular heartbeats may be tied to a higher risk of heart attack, heart failure, kidney disease and sudden death.
Women With Dense Breasts Should Be Screened Annually, Study SaysHow often should a woman get a mammogram? A new study says it all depends on her medical history and breast density.
SLU Hospital First to Offer 3-D Breast Cancer BiopsiesSaint Louis University Hospital is the first in the nation to offer a new tool in breast cancer diagnosis.
FDA Approves Dissolvable Stent for Heart PatientsIt will still take years for definitive proof that the dissolvable stent is safer than the older metal implant.
St. Louis Fire Chief, Plastic Surgeon Kept Busy This 4th of JulyOne SLU Care plastic surgeon says when patients walk in with their hands blown apart, it's already too late.
CDC Panel Recommends Doctors Stop Giving Nasal Spray VaccineThe future of the popular flu mist vaccine is up in the air.
SLU Vaccine Center to Test Zika Vaccine on HumansOnce SLU researchers have initial safety data from the St. Louis trial, they will start up a second parallel study in Puerto Rico.
How Much Sleep Should Kids Actually Be Getting?How much sleep should your child be getting? The answer may surprise you.