St. Louis VA Mental Health Records Questioned by WatchdogA federal watchdog says it has confirmed a whistleblower's claims that Veterans Affairs sites in St. Louis marked appointments for mental health patients as completed before they were seen, effectively boosting the appearance of the sites' productivity.
Illinois Senate Rejects Rauner's Veto of Anti-Heroin Bill
Rauner Removes Medicaid Coverage from Heroin-Overdose BillGov. Bruce Rauner has returned legislation to the General Assembly that attempts to curtail heroin overdoses, fearing a burdensome cost to the state.
Missouri and Illinois Lice Grow Immune to Common TreatmentsA SIUE Biology professor says in 25 states lice have evolved and need stronger treatments methods.
New Study May Change Length of Breast Cancer TreatmentA new study may lead to a change in the length of breast cancer radiation treatment.
American Heart Association Issues New Guidelines for StrokesNearly 800,000 Americans suffer strokes each year, and 130,000 die as a result. This makes the condition the fifth most common cause of death in the United States.
Salvation Army Breaks Ground on Addiction Treatment CenterSix million dollar facility is expected to open during the summer of 2016
Blunt, McCaskill Want Answers from St. Louis VAThe senators' letter also raises questions about 45 areas of concern, including reports of unsanitary conditions.
Siteman Cancer Care Clinic to Open 24/7Local cancer patients who need urgent care will soon have a new around-the-clock option.
Researchers Discover New Way to Treat CancerThe Polio virus was a killer and crippler for centuries, but now researchers may have a found a game changer for cancer.
House Committee Hears Testimony on Bill that Would Legalize Medical Marijuana"I'm going to say to you right now, I could care less about anybody who wants to get high," Williams testified. "Your problem, not mine. I'm only concerned about people who need to have relief with medication."
Warren County Deputy on Leave Over Fabricated Ambush ReportThe unnamed deputy claimed that he came under fire in the Reifsnider State Forest on Saturday night from an unknown shooter who then fled.