Eating Apples And Tomatoes May Heal Smoker's Lungs, Study SaysAccording to a decade-long study of ex-smokers in Europe, people who quit and ate at least two tomatoes or three servings of apples every day had stronger lung function than participants who only had one serving per day.
Anti-Smoking Advocates Pushing Stricter LawsAnti-smoking advocates are pushing for a countywide ban in St. Charles County.
Missouri Sees High Mortality Rates for Pregnant WomenState figures show that about 15 percent of Missouri women smoked during pregnancy in 2015. Nationally the rate is less than 8.5 percent.
Missouri Ranks Low for Smoking PreventionMissouri ranks second to last when it comes to funding programs that prevent kids from smoking and helping smokers quit.
Study Finds Drinking Habits, Problems Tied To Where You LiveAccording to the report, Washington DC is home to the highest percentage of heavy and binge drinkers in the entire country.
Vaping May Cause Unique Problems As Bad As Smoking, Study SaysResearchers say using e-cigarettes may cause serious health problems including COPD and Cystic Fybrosis.
Smoking Banned from all Metro PropertiesNo more smoking at Metro transit stations while you wait for your ride.
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.