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STUDY: Free Birth Control Implants Slash Teen Pregnancy Rates

Researchers found providing cost-free long-term contraceptives reduced teen pregnancies among sexually active users.

10/02/2014

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Local Research Shows Schizophrenia is Not Single Disease

New research out of Washington University School of Medicine shows schizophrenia is not a single disease, but a group of eight genetically distinct disorders.

09/15/2014

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Study: Smokers Have Higher Risk Of Suicide Than Non-Smokers

New research has found that smokers are at a higher risk for committing suicide.

07/17/2014

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Common Pregnancy Hormone Helps Reduce MS Symptoms in Women

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine took part in this study giving the female hormone estriol to a small group of women with reoccurring MS.

06/04/2014

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Charlie Brennan – Thursday, February 13th – Gavin Newsom, Former Mayor of San Fran; Andy Kerckhoff; Dr. Doug Mann

Charlie with Lt. Gov. of California Gavin Newsom and with Dr. Doug Mann from Barnes-Jewish Hospital on Heart Health; and Charlie and Debbie with Andy Kerckhkoff on his new book, Critical Connection: A Practical Guide to Parenting Young Teens.

02/13/2014

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St. Louis Area Seeing Spike in Influenza Cases

New flu cases doubled over the past week in St. Louis County, jumping from 73 to 158 this week for a total of 371 this season.

12/26/2013

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Voices of St. Louis: Sunday, October 6, 2013

This week’s edition of “Voices of St. Louis”eatured Kathy Federico, president of the Mid-America Chevy Dealers, Frank Viverito, president of the St. Louis Sports Commission, Lenell Hahn, director of admissions at SEMO and Dr. Catherine Appleton of Siteman Cancer Center.

10/07/2013

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Washington U. Gets $26M in Leukemia Grants

A St. Louis institution is getting $26 million for research into leukemia. Officials at Siteman Cancer Center at Washington University School of Medicine announced the grants on Thursday.

10/04/2013

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Wash U. Students Write Book Explaining Obama Care

“Its going to be like Travelocity or Expedia for health insurance,” says Dr. Nathan Moore, Resident at Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

09/30/2013

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Study: Eating Nuts As A Child May Promote Better Female Breast Health Later In Life

A new study has found that women who ate peanut butter and other forms of nuts during their childhood years were less likely to develop breast disease later in life.

09/26/2013

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