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New Study Shows Dangers of E-Cigs to Children

Garbutt says in 3 percent of the homes, children have tried to drink the liquid nitrogen, which is potentially fatal.

08/26/2015

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New Drug Available to Help Control High Cholesterol

There’s a new option if you can’t control your cholesterol with statins alone.

07/28/2015

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Wash U Physician to Head National Transplant Network

Dr. Stuart Sweet will take over the UNOS in 2016.

07/23/2015

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Wet Weather Causes Mold Buildup Inside Homes

Mold that usually is outside gets pushed inside and can begin growing on sofas, mattresses, carpeting and towels

07/13/2015

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New Drug for Obesity to Show Promising Results

A new way to fight obesity is an injectable drug that is showing promising results.

07/02/2015

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Device Developed to Allow Sensation in Prosthetic Hands

The gift of touch is what a Washington University researcher wants to give amputees who have a prosthetic limb.

05/15/2015

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Study Investigates Alzheimer’s in African-Americans

Called the A4 study, researchers will investigate a drug that could prevent Alzheimer’s dementia in people at risk.

05/08/2015

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University Study Hopes to Bring Answers to Gun Crime Increase

“There’s a concern over gangs in St. Louis,” UMSL criminologist Beth Huebner says. “We do have gangs, we do have guns – they are highly related. But then there are groups of people who aren’t associated with gangs, that we know of, that aren’t carrying guns.”

04/22/2015

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WashU Fraternity House Has Been Condemned

The Washington University fraternity house that reportedly inspired the movie “Animal House” has been condemned.

04/13/2015

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Wash U. Law Student Joins Illinois Legislature

State Rep. Avery Bourne (R-Pawnee) may be youngest ever to serve in Springfield

02/21/2015

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