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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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Study: Breast Cancer Risk Higher For Females Who Drink Alcohol When Young

Researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine have found that teenage and young adult women who consume alcohol are more likely to develop breast cancer later in life.

08/29/2013

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