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WashU Study Finds Tobacco Advertising Aimed at Students

Tobacco companies aren’t allowed to advertise to children, but this study found more than 10 percent of high school students are receiving ads and promotions thru social media outlets or text messaging.

04/01/2014

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Charlie Brennan – Tuesday, March 11th – Dr. Theodore Cicero on Heroin Use; Marc Lopata of Microgrid Solar on Aesthetics and Solar Panels; WSJ’s John Emshwiller on Bridgeton Landfill and the EPA; Chef Martin Lopez of Butler’s Pantry; STL Post-Dispatch’s Tony Messenger and UMSL Dr. Marty Rochester on One Unified School District for STL City and County; and Entrepreneur Anton Xavier and KMOX’s Michael Calhoun frm the South by Southwest Interactive Festival

Charlie and Debbie talk with Wash U Professor Theodore Cicero about heroin use; with Marc Lopata of Microgrid Solar; with WSJ’s John Emshwiller about the Bridgeton Landfill; and with Chef Martin Lopez of Butler’s Pantry; Charlie talks with STL Post-Dispatch’s Tony Messenger and with UMSL’s Prof. Marty Rochester about the possibility of one unified school district in STL City and County; and Entrepreneur Anton Xavier and KMOX Reporter Michael Calhoun from the South by Southwest Interactive Festival in Austin, TX.

03/11/2014

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Wash. U Study Provides Reassurance To Older Mothers

According to a new Washington University study, there is hope for older mothers-to-be without experiencing congenital malformations.

02/28/2014

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Researchers: Depression Adds to Heart Attack Risk

Local researchers say they have found another big risk factor for cardiac disease and they want the American Heart Association to add it to the list.

02/26/2014

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Movie Star, Wash U. Grad Harold Ramis Dies

Member of St. Louis Walk of Fame said he based jokes for the movie “Animal House” on his fraternity experience in college.

02/24/2014

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Charlie Brennan – Thursday, February 20th – STL Blues Chrmn. Tom Stillman from Sochi Olympics; Michael Moss on SALT SUGAR FAT; Tracy Droz Tragos on “Rich Hill”; Explorer Kenny Broad on the Fame Lab Competiton

STL Blues Chairman and KMOX Sochi Correspondent Tom Stillman talks Olympic hockey. Pulitzer Prize-Winning Reporter Michael Moss on his book, SALT SUGAR FAT. Charlie and Debbie talk with Tracy Droz Tragos, Director/Producer of a new […]

02/20/2014

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Washington U. to Sponsor All-Girls Charter School

A new charter school for girls in St. Louis will focus on math, engineering and technology while trying to close the gender gap in the male-dominated hard sciences.

01/16/2014

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Study: Drug, Alcohol Use Higher Among Mentally Ill

Researchers at Washington University School found that rates of smoking, drinking and drug use are significantly higher among those with psychotic disorders.

01/02/2014

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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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Study: Cats Have Been Domesticated For Approximately 5,300 Years

Researchers have found that cats have been domesticated companions for humans for 5,300 years.

12/19/2013

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