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.
Study Finds Stem Cells Can Help to Heal Damaged HeartsThe findings of this new study were just presented at a major cardiology conference in Chicago.
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.

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