Legislation Would Require Illinois Schools to Test for LeadThe new bill applies to schools built before 2000 with Pre-K through 5th grade classes, requiring them to test for lead in kitchen sinks and drinking fountains.
New Bill Focuses on Testing Students for DyslexiaThe goal is to determine how and when students in Missouri public schools should be tested.
Local, State Health Officials Issue Rabies WarningCook County Animal and Rabies Control issued the warning Tuesday.
Foundation Encourages Families to Test Children Early for AutismAutism now affects one in every 68 children in this country, and it puts a real strain on families searching for answers and advice.
Beagle-Rescue Group Sues U of I Over Research-Animal DataThe Beagle Freedom Foundation filed the Freedom of Information Act lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court on Monday.
MDC Amps Up Measures to Prevent Spread of CWDThe Missouri Department of Conservation will now require hunters in 29 counties to take deer they have killed to a testing facility.
Mo. Health Officials to Conduct Zika Testing FasterThe Missouri State Public Health Laboratory in Jefferson City has just been designated as a Zika virus testing lab.
New Follow-Up Care Guidelines Released for Breast Cancer SurvivorsAs for the extra medical tests ordered in years past, Schwartz says it was realized that "was never beneficial."
Group of About 90 St. Louis Sergeants to Test Body CamerasThe union's business manager says paying officers better, providing more training and boosting morale would do more to improve the department than installing body cameras.
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.
Illinois Students Fare Poorly on New Statewide TestsLess than one in five high schoolers met or exceeded expectations on the exam's math portion.
Common Core Test Results Are InMissouri students appear to be doing better in several subjects, according to newly released annual MAP test scores. The national Common Core guidelines were fully implemented for the first time last school year.