National Trans Fats Ban Could Decrease Heart AttacksNext year, restaurant foods made with trans fats will be banned nationwide.
Breast-Fed Children Not Necessarily Smarter, Study FindsA study in Dublin found that breast-fed children aren't necessarily smarter, and the difference in scores was negligible.
Missouri, Illinois Return to Low End of Overall State Health ReportIt's the second year in a row that the two states are in the bottom third of the Gallup Healthways State of American Well-Being report.
WashU Study Hopes to Unravel Genetics of AutismThe goal is to assess the risk of developing autism in second generation families.
Could Missouri Students Work from Home on Snow Days?House Bill 127 would allow for "alternative instruction plans" to be sent home for students on snow and sick days.
Mizzou Vets Find Harmful Chemicals in Canned Pet FoodThe recommendation, limit your pets consumption of canned products.
Drones Give Illinois Transportation Officials New ViewpointsThe department is exploring how drones might improve mapping or document progress in work zones.
Study: Five-Second Rule is Too Generous for Fallen FoodThe research did find that longer contact time means more bacterial transfer, but that the type of food and surface is just as, or more, important.
MU Researchers Blind and Kill Beagles in Failed ExperimentIn Buyukmihci’s opinion, the experiment performed at Mizzou was painful to the dogs and poorly designed.
Stenger Wants Study of MetroLink Route Through FergusonSt. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger wants a study to consider a light rail route that would run through Ferguson.
Researchers Assess How Autism Traits Could Be Passed GeneticallyWashington University School of Medicine researchers are recruiting 500 grandmothers to assess how autism traits may pass through their genes.
MoDOT Seeks Volunteers for St. Louis Roadway StudyThe study will take about two hours and everyone who participates will be paid $30.

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