Illinois Officials Propose Raising Smoking AgeIllinois State Senator Julie Morrison and State Rep. Camille Lilly want to raise the legal age for smoking or chewing tobacco from 18 to 21.
Research Finds Doctor's Age Can Affect PatientsAge may not be the first thing you consider about a potential new doctor, but it may affect your treatment.
Doctor Offers Recommendation on When to Start MammogramsA local breast cancer surgeon says women have a right to be confused over when they should get that first mammogram because there is no consensus among the experts.
City of Des Peres to Decide on Tobocco Product MeasureDidn't St. Louis County just do that a few months ago and isn't Des Peres part of the county?
First Day of Increased Age Requirement to Buy Tobacco in CountyCounty Council said nearly 2,000 deaths were caused by smoking, and 800 kids began smoking in the county last year.
Alderwoman Sponsors Bill to Raise Age to Purchase TobaccoA similar plan raising the tobacco-buying age from 18 to 21 did pass the St.Louis County Council.
Study: Americans are Stressed Out by Presidential ElectionWhat's stressing you out? More than half of Americans say its the presidential election.
Police: 2 People Killed in Separate Overnight ShootingSt. Louis police say the two shootings happened at 1:00 and 2:00 a.m. respectively, leaving a man and woman dead.
St. Louis Population Trends Mean an Aging CityYou can learn more at the free event from East-West Council of Governments at 6:30 p.m. at the Central Library.
Illinois Considers Raising Age to Buy Tobacco ProductsThe bill comes as California Gov. Jerry Brown considers whether to sign legislation that would raise the tobacco-buying age to 21 in his state.
Study: Heart Attack Victims Are Getting Younger, HeavierSLU Care cardiologist Dr. Michael Lim at SSM Health SLU Hospital explained that means people need to start being active now.
KC Civic Leaders Call for Raise in Legal Age for TobaccoIf the campaign is successful, Kansas City would become the second-largest metro area in the country to increase the minimum age, behind only New York City.