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Chemo Drug Extends Life of Patients with Advanced Prostate Cancer

A cheap chemotherapy drug tested in St. Louis has been found to extend life for more than a year for men with whose prostate cancer has spread.

06/03/2014

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MERS Virus: How Worried Should We Be?

CBS News Medical Contributor Dr. Holly Phillips says it’s not something to worry about on the day-to-day.

05/20/2014

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Much Has Changed in Heart Disease Treatment During Cheney’s Battle

Two decades ago, 30 percent of heart attack patients died. Today, that figure is around four percent.

10/21/2013

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Emergency Room ‘Frequent Fliers’ Costing Time, Money

“For example, asthmatics who don’t have a good primary care home, they’ll come to the ED every time they have a flareup because they just ran out of their medications”

10/18/2013

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Millions Receiving Antibiotic-Resistant Illnesses

“Antibiotics, when they’re used appropriately, are life-saving drugs but when they’re used inappropriately that’s when we run into the problems,” SLU physician Nirav Patel says.

09/18/2013

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Study Finds Mediterranean Diet Is Heart Friendly

The study found that people who eat a Mediterranean diet have a 30 percent lower risk of cardiovascular disease than those who follow a low-fat diet.

02/26/2013

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Local Specialists Keeping An Eye On Deadly Coronavirus

The mysterious SARS-like illness has now killed six of the twelve people who have been diagnosed with it worldwide.

02/20/2013

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New Study Advocates For More Bypasses, Fewer Stents

The chief of cardiac surgery at St. Louis University Hospital, Dr. Richard Lee, says it really depends on how bad the cardiac damage is.

01/30/2013

TWO AND A HALF MEN

Expert Weighs In On Fruit-Only Diet Which Hospitalized Actor

“It would be high in sugar and carbohydrates but it’s not going to be high in protein fat,” a SLU nutritionist says.

01/30/2013

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Amid Flu Outbreak, SLU Hospital Requires Workers Have Vaccine

But St. Louis University Hospital spokesperson Laura Keller says there are exceptions for religious objections and allergy concerns.

01/15/2013

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