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Local Neurosurgeons Use Brain Stimulation for OCD

For the first time in the region, local neurosurgeons are using deep brain stimulation to treat patients with obsessive compulsive disorder.


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SLU Trains U.S. Air Force in Trauma Program

The U.S. Air Force and St. Louis University Hospital have a partnership called C-Stars to train Air Force medical personnel.


MetroLink and Metro bus near Union Station (KMOX/ Kevin Killeen)

Man Hit by MetroLink Train in Downtown St. Louis

A man in his 60s was struck by a MetroLink train downtown at the Union Station MetroLink station just before 9 a.m. today.


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Local Hospitals Now Have New, Tougher Ebola Care Guidelines

The revised recommendations include protective covering from head to toe and the use of a site manager to supervise the donning and removal of protective gear.


Several nurses stood across the street from St. Louis University Hospital on Oct. 20, 2014, with a banner that read "Don't Blame Nurses - Protect Them - Stop Ebola." (Brett Blume/KMOX)

Union Nurses Give List of Demands Regarding Ebola Care to Administrators

Several nurses stood across the street from St. Louis University Hospital this morning and unfurled a banner that read “Don’t Blame Nurses – Protect Them – Stop Ebola.”


In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. (Photo by Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Local Hospitals On the Watch for Possible Ebola-like Cases

On guard. That’s how a local physician says all hospitals are right now in light of the most recent Ebola case in the Dallas area.



Cardiac Surgeons Use Non-Invasive Approach to Fix Mitral Valves

St. Louis University cardiac surgeons now have a new option for mitral valve repair – one that doesn’t involve cutting open a patient’s chest.


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The Ebola Outbreak

We got a primer on the Ebola outbreak.


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Barnes Jewish Makes List of Top Hospitals

U.S. News and World Report is out with its annual Best Hospital rankings.


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Study: Time Matters in Treatment of Stroke Victims

Two studies show improvements in the ER and ambulances possibly cutting down critical time for stroke victims.



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