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LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 02:  Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge depart the Lindo Wing with their newborn daughter at St Mary's Hospital on May 2, 2015 in London, England. The Duchess was safely delivered of a daughter at 8:34am this morning, weighing 8lbs 3 oz who will be fourth in line to the throne.  (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Duchess’ Early Discharge Leaves U.S. Moms with Questions

Many American moms are amazed at the quick discharge of the Duchess of Cambridge after delivering her second child.


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Why Are Drug Users Switching to Heroin?

A new Washington University study attempts to find out why drug abusers are switching to heroin.


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Coal Protest Continues at Washington University

A student sit-in over Washington University’s ties to coal company Peabody Energy is approaching its third week at the St. Louis campus.


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WashU Conducting 5-Year Diabetes Trial

300 volunteers here will get either pills or injections in addition to taking metformin, the most commonly prescribed medication for Type 2 diabetes.


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Wash U Law School Teams with St. Louis Prosecutor

The law school and St. Louis Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce on Wednesday announced a donation from law school graduate Alicia McDonnell that will fund the new Prosecution Law Clinic.


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Former WashU Law Professor Returns as New Dean

Nancy Staudt is a tax law scholar and was formerly a professor at WashU from 2000 to 2006.


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CDC: Number of C-Sections No Longer Increasing

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the number of C-sections have halted and women, who are having the procedure, are waiting till they are closer to the due date.



Washington University Study Combats Deadly Infection Rate

Washington University finds an easy way to reduce the amount of deadly infections for intensive-care patients.


Economists at the St. Louis Federal Reserve argue that the current U.S. patent system should be scrapped completely to increase inventions and innovation. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Paper: Federal Economists Want US Patent System Scrapped

An economics paper released by two professors working at the St. Louis Federal Reserve argues that the American patent system should be abolished.


St. Louis City Hall (KMOX/file photo)

Vacant Land Use Contest In St. Louis

City officials announce details on Sustainable Land Lab program



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