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Study: Girls Suffer Worse Concussions than Boys

A local sports medicine specialist says it’s not really known why girls appear to suffer worse concussions than boys—but parents need to be aware of it.

04/15/2014

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Can Diet Soda Kill You?

A new study finds women who drink two or more diet sodas a day are 30 percent more likely to have a heart attack, and 50 percent more likely to die.

04/02/2014

A doctor goes over a patient''s x-ray, screening for colon cancer. There is no single cause of colon cancer. Cancer of the colon and rectum accounts for 15% of cancer deaths. (Photo by American Cancer Society/Getty Images)

Colon Cancer Rates Fall

Cancer researchers say colonoscopies are the reason for a 30 percent drop in colon cancer rates over the past decade in those over 50.

03/18/2014

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ObamaCare To Cover Breast Cancer Prevention Drugs

St. Louis University Hospital breast surgeon, Dr. Teresa Schwartz, says she’s happy to see the new guidelines.

01/22/2014

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St. Louis Specialist Applauds FDA Recommendation on Tylenol

The Food and Drug Administration wants to limit the amount of acetaminophen or Tylenol in combination pills due to severe liver damage concerns.

01/16/2014

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Frostbite Cases Reported in St. Louis

Two St. Louis hospitals have treated nearly a dozen frostbite cases from this week’s blast of article air.

01/07/2014

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Influenza Activity Increases Across St. Louis Region

57 new cases were reported last week in St. Louis County for a total of 140 so far this season.

12/11/2013

Hospital: Wentzville Teen Shot By Mother Is In Critical Condition

St. Louis University Hospital spokeswoman Laura Keller says the father has given the hospital permission to release his son’s condition.

05/06/2013

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Teaching Hospitals Rank Below National Average in Consumer Reports Study

Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Peter’s is the highest ranking hospital for safety issues in the metro area, according to a new study by Consumer Reports Magazine.

03/22/2013

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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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