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The Contagion of Crime

What causes violence to spread—and why panic makes it worse more »

Jan 30, 2015 8:00 AM Health

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Omega-3’s to Get You Through till Spring

Looking to improve your mood? Go fish! more »

Jan 29, 2015 8:00 AM Health

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New Hope for People Plagued by Social Anxiety

Feeling unloved? Read these stats, and you might change your mind. more »

Jan 28, 2015 8:00 AM Health

Courtesy of Saint Louis University

Vitamin D: A Reason to Worship the Sun

Feeling pooky? It's winter, and there's a good chance you're not getting enough Vitamin D. more »

Jan 27, 2015 8:00 AM Health

Cold Hands, Warm Heart. Or Raynaud’s.

A rheumatologist urges mittens, gradual warming, and a complete work-up just to be sure. more »

Jan 26, 2015 8:00 AM Health

Courtesy of the Saint Louis Regional Health Commission

How Toxic Stress Is Making St. Louis Sick

We've had our share of trauma. Now Alive and Well STL wants us to become the national model for a trauma-informed community more »

Jan 23, 2015 8:00 AM Health

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One More Time: How Much Calcium Do We Need?

After years of seesawing exhortations and warnings, here’s a sensible verdict—and it doesn’t require glugging gallons of milk or popping lots of supplements. more »

Jan 22, 2015 8:00 AM Health

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Buyer Beware: What’s Really in Those E-Cigarettes?

The market's unregulated, and that may be the biggest danger of all. more »

Jan 22, 2015 8:00 AM Health

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Should You Inhale? The Debate Over E-Cigarettes

Are they safer than old-fashioned smokes...or too good to be true? more »

Jan 21, 2015 8:00 AM Health

Antiobiotic-resistant Staphylococcus bacteria, from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Public Health Image Library

The New Antibiotic

Have Boston researchers managed to culture a little hope? SLU infection control officer Dr. Nirav Patel offers caution and common sense. more »

Jan 20, 2015 8:00 AM Health

Small (and Free!) Changes

Time to tackle St. Louis's 10-week fitness challenge. more »

Jan 17, 2015 8:00 AM Health

Photograph by Mark Schwigen, courtesy of Trailnet

The Biggest Bike Expo Around

This is the year for cycling, with Trailnet inviting everybody in the region to design their own dream route. Glide into the slipstream—destination Collinsville. more »

Jan 16, 2015 8:00 AM Health

Dear Diary… The Power of Food Tracking

If you set a 2015 weight-loss goal, this smart strategy will help make your weight loss last. more »

Jan 15, 2015 8:00 AM Health


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    Leaders in the St. Louis community competed in Dancing With The St. Louis Stars, a benefit for the Independence Center on January 24th, 2015. The event included an amazing line-up of judges, fabulous dancers, and raised $456,565! more »

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