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Washington University Plans Big ExpansionProject gets OK to begin in 2017
New Test to Detect Viruses in Humans and AnimalsA new test developed at Washington University has the ability to detect all viruses that infect people and animals.
State Regulators Find No Ameren Air Pollution Violation, Others DisagreeSome Labadie residents want Ameren to put state-of-the-art scrubbers on its smokestacks, state regulators say the air quality is fine.
Washington University to Host 2016 Presidential DebateThe schedule of four debates — three presidential and one vice presidential — was announced today.
Mizzou, Wash U Work on Human Trafficking Map of St. LouisWashington University psychiatry professor Rumi Price says resource providers and law enforcement are relying on instinct and experience to find victims because there isn't much hard data available.
Washington University Makes Top 10 List for CrimeWashington University released a statement calling the ranking "misleading," because some other schools surveyed are commuter schools without students living on and near campus.
Twitter Users Love Hookah, Your Lungs - Not So MuchKrauss says of the 5,000 tweets sampled, almost 90 percent were positive, with only about 7 percent negative or discouraging hookah use.
Health Officials to Launch Survey of Residents Near Cold Water CreekThe St. Louis County Health Department is preparing to launch a major survey of current and former residents along the Cold Water Creek in North County to determine if they’re suffering from higher levels of cancer and other health issues.
Industry Leaders Expect Construction Boom in St. LouisThey say even without an NFL stadium or a defense mapping headquarters the city will be in demand of construction employees.
New Study Shows Dangers of E-Cigs to ChildrenGarbutt says in 3 percent of the homes, children have tried to drink the liquid nitrogen, which is potentially fatal.
New Drug Available to Help Control High CholesterolThere’s a new option if you can’t control your cholesterol with statins alone.
Wash U Physician to Head National Transplant NetworkDr. Stuart Sweet will take over the UNOS in 2016.

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