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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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Expert: Deadly Brain-Eating Amoeba Rare, But in Missouri Lakes, Ponds

A brain-eating amoeba infection recently killed a 9-year-old Kansas girl.

07/16/2014

St. Louis Cardinals Yadier Molina looks for feeling in his left hand after trying to slide into third base in the second inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on July 9, 2014. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Expert: Molina’s Injury Rare in Baseball Players

All Star catcher Yadier Molina is about to undergo surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb.

07/11/2014

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Jaime Garcia delivers a pitch to the Washington Nationals in the first inning at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on June 15, 2014. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

SLU Surgeon Compares Jaime Garcia’s Injury To Chris Carpenter’s

Cardinals pitcher Jaime Garcia undergoes season ending surgery tomorrow, much like the surgery former Cardinals pitcher Chris Carpenter had in 2012.

07/10/2014

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Study: No Evidence Vaccines Cause Autism

Serious side effects from vaccines are rare and there’s no evidence they lead to autism, according to a new study.

07/03/2014

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