Caffeine Linked to Increased Heart Rate? New Study Says Not Really. For some time now, there's been a general consensus that caffeine can cause the heart to beat faster. Now, a new study questions that.
Study: Children in Every STL-Area Zip Code Injured by GunsChildren in every zip code were treated for gun injuries between 2008 and 2013.
St. Louisans Spending Big Bucks Keeping Dozens of City Halls OpenReport: 37 municipalities are spending more on administration -- keeping the lights on -- than on services like public safety, parks, etc.
Chicago-Area District OKs Later Start So Students Can SleepStevenson High School Principal Troy Gobble cited an American Academy of Pediatrics study warning against starting classes before 8:30 a.m.
EPA Claims 'No Health Risk' From West Lake LandfillThe study, conducted for the EPA by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, found that "groundwater, air, and soil data do not indicate a health risk to communities surrounding the West Lake Landfill."
Study Shows Price Differences For Women Health ProceduresA new study finds huge price differences for mammograms and other critical women’s health procedures across the nation.
Report Shows Steady Missouri and Illinois Obesity RatesThe obesity rates in Missouri and Illinois are holding steady, according to the annual Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation annual report.
Local Study Outlines Alzheimer's Disease Risk FactorsA new study outlines nine of the most common risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease.
New Study Shows Dangers of E-Cigs to ChildrenGarbutt says in 3 percent of the homes, children have tried to drink the liquid nitrogen, which is potentially fatal.
Missouri and Illinois Lice Grow Immune to Common TreatmentsA SIUE Biology professor says in 25 states lice have evolved and need stronger treatments methods.
How to Fix Your Child's Heavy BackpackA new study finds 55 percent of students say they're backpacks cause their neck, shoulder and back strain.
Missouri Passes in Zero Categories of Cancer Prevention StudyFewer than half of U.S. states passed three or more of the nine categories.