What Lea Del Pietro Doherty dreaded most was telling her daughters. more

Jan 16, 2018 8:00 AM Health

Siteman Cancer Center has released a free ebook to help women prevent themselves and their daughters from getting breast cancer. more

Oct 2, 2015 11:10 AM Health

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Test your water’s purity. Then decide whether it's worth worrying about. more

Sep 28, 2015 11:26 AM Health

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From charcoal lighter fluid to charred carcinogens, barbecue's becoming an extreme sport. more

Aug 13, 2015 8:40 AM Health

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Once the rain’s over, July's back with a vengeance. Here's how to cope. more

Jul 10, 2015 8:00 AM Health

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Jun 15, 2015 8:00 AM Health

The St. Louis region's one of the nation's worst. A new product and a wise doctor make it easier to cope. more

May 18, 2015 8:00 AM Health

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Your muscles need a regular checkup even more than your teeth do. more

May 11, 2015 8:00 AM Health 2 Comments


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We move wrong, sit wrong, sleep wrong…and eventually it catches up. more

May 11, 2015 8:00 AM Health

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We consulted a podiatrist for you. more

Apr 27, 2015 8:00 AM Health


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A World Health Organization study group claims it’s “probably” carcinogenic for humans. Monsanto disagrees. more

Apr 23, 2015 12:00 PM Health

A Stanford-trained physician writes a book and app that guides you to the right ratios of nutrients, the right order of exercise, even the right way to sleep more

Apr 20, 2015 8:00 AM Health


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They sweep the dirt right into your eye. more

Apr 14, 2015 7:13 AM Health

Supplements, says a SLU expert, are next to useless more

Apr 2, 2015 11:30 AM Health

A second viewpoint on medical marijuana--maybe it's not such a good idea as a way to counter opiate addiction. more

Mar 31, 2015 8:00 AM Health

Research suggests a new use for cannabis... more

Mar 30, 2015 8:00 AM Health


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We check out noninvasive ways to participate in the national pastime, the pursuit of youth. more

Mar 27, 2015 8:00 AM Health

How does your county stack up? more

Mar 25, 2015 8:00 AM Health

A researcher speaks Thursday on the resiliency religious beliefs can give us—as well as the damage they can do more

Mar 24, 2015 8:00 AM Health


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Raccoons hold clues to human health in their grabby little hands. more

Mar 20, 2015 10:00 AM Health