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Enterovirus Cases Falling, but Number of Children Infected Still Large

Local hospitals continue to see dozens of children being treated for the severe respiratory illness hitting the Midwest hard. At St. Louis Children’s Hospital, the numbers are falling – but they’re still huge.


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2 St. Louis Children’s Hospitals Top National Ranking

St. Louis Children’s Hospital and SSM Cardinal Glennon Children’s Medical Center were recognized for excellence in a few pediatric specialties.


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Miss Missouri Flips For National Pancake Day

Miss Missouri will flip and serve pancakes at local IHOP for National Pancake Day.


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Local Pediatrician Gives Advice on Food Dye Fears

Some people feel that red food dye and other food dyes can cause hyperactivity and/or symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children.



Charlie Brennan – Thursday, August 8th – Dr. Ray Davis on Epi Pens in Schools; and Mo. State Reps. Rick Stream and Bob Burns on Student Transfers and the Law

Charlie talks with Dr. Ray Davis about legislation requiring schools to have epi pens in the event of severe allergic reactions in children while at school; and with Mo. State Rep. Rick Stream & Mo. State Rep. Bob Burns about student transfers into Kirkwood and Mehlville.


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Nationwide Drug Shortage Affecting St. Louis Area Preemies

It’s sounds like a third world problem — hospitals rationing, hoarding and bartering critical IV nutrients that premature babies need.


Randall Penn

Shiloh Man Accused of Assaulting 4-Month-Old Child

Randall Penn’s child was taken to St. Louis Children’s Hospital on July 11 with injuries and remains hospitalized. Penn is being held in the St. Clair County Jail on a $750,000 bond.


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Nixon Signs Bills to Save Newborns and Improve Reporting on Child Abuse

To the applause of doctors gathered at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, Governor Nixon signed “Chloe’s law,”



Changes Made to Adolescent Lung Transplant Process

A committee decided to grant access to children under 12 through a review board process to increase their priority within the allocation sequences for adolescents and adult lung donors.


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St. Louis Children’s Hospital #6 in the Nation

St. Louis Children’s Hospital makes the honor roll again this year, coming in at number six in the nation.




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