St. Louis City has Highest Obesity, Smoking RatesThe latest County Health Rankings report by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is out, giving us a glimpse at where we stand on some critical health issues throughout the region.
Missouri Lawmakers Vote to Continue Smoking in OfficesSmoking is already prohibited in hallways and legislative chambers - but not offices.
Alderwoman Sponsors Bill to Raise Age to Purchase TobaccoA similar plan raising the tobacco-buying age from 18 to 21 did pass the St.Louis County Council.
One-Fourth of U.S. Cancer Deaths Linked with 1 Thing: SmokingThe rate is highest among men in southern states where smoking is more common and tobacco control policies are less strict.
St. Louis Co. Raises Age for Buying Cigarettes, Vapor ProductsBecomes 193rd U.S. municipality to adopt "Tobacco 21" ordinance.
Some Want to Snuff Out City Councilman's Smoking Age IncreaseBill Hannegan of Keep St. Louis Free thinks the County Council is moving too quickly when it comes to the minimum age change.
Creve Coeur Approves Ban on Outdoor Smoking, E-CigsThe ordinance bans smoking in outdoor dining areas, outdoor seating and service areas open to the public.
St. Louis Ranks No. 28 in American Fitness Index 2016Washington D.C. finished No. 1, and Indianapolis was the worst on the list at No. 50.
Illinois Considers Raising Age to Buy Tobacco ProductsThe bill comes as California Gov. Jerry Brown considers whether to sign legislation that would raise the tobacco-buying age to 21 in his state.
Bill Proposes Raising Age to Buy Tobacco to 21 in IllinoisThe bill is assigned to Senate's Public Health Committee.
One Person Dies in Belleville FireVictim found in room with smoking materials and candles.
St. Louis City to be 'Smoke Free' in 2016The exceptions that some bars had to the five year old smoking ban end on January 1st.