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Researchers found providing cost-free long-term contraceptives reduced teen pregnancies among sexually active users. (Photo by NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP/Getty Images)

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

Macy's in downtown St. Louis, the old Famous and Barr store on its last day.

Wash U Design Studio to Tackle Railway Exchange Building

The massive Railway Exchange building has been empty since Macy’s closed last year.

09/29/2014

Ken Franklin (Courtesy: Washington University)

Executive Edge: Ken Franklin of the St. Louis Election Board

This week Mark Reardon spoke with Ken Franklin during the Washington University Olin Business School Executive Edge.

09/22/2014

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Men with Certain Pattern of Baldness Have Increased Risk of Prostate Cancer

A new study finds men with a certain pattern of baldness by the age of 45 had a 39 percent increased risk of aggressive prostate cancer versus men with no baldness.

09/18/2014

Wash U. alumni in the Bay Area are introduced to the leaders of several St. Louis tech start-ups. (Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

Wash U. Asks Bay Area Alumni to Give Home a Second Look

The alumni were introduced to the founders of 21 local start-ups, ranging from bio-science research companies to a video game software firm.

09/11/2014

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Study Suggests Early Autism Symptoms Can Be Reversed

A local psychiatrist is excited about a new small study that shows if infants are treated early enough, developmental problems can be reversed.

09/10/2014

File photo of an empty classroom. (credit: KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Depression Found In Preschoolers

A new study has found that depression in children can start as young as preschool.

08/06/2014

A view of the July finishing work inside United Provisions. (Photo: Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

United Provisions, a Grocery in the Loop, About a Week From Opening

The Delmar Loop is about a week away from getting a grocery store, a 24-hour peacock-themed diner by Joe Edwards and more apartments as part of an $80 million Washington University development.

08/01/2014

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Postponing Chronic Disease Development Means Less Time Spent Sick

Washington University researchers say changing how medical care is delivered could help prevent multiple chronic diseases and extend the total number of years we remain healthy.

07/24/2014

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As Tattoos Gain in Popularity, Artists Say Stigma Lingers

One recent survey showed that 60 percent of employers admitted they’re less likely to hire someone with tattoos.

07/16/2014

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