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You might not realize just how deep coffee runs in our veins. “Coffee is really one of St. Louis’ best-kept secrets,” says Katie Moon, manager of a new exhibit at the Missouri History Museum that explores this city’s past as a leading coffee producer Read more

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

As far as I know, I’m the only person in St. Louis that performs a knife-throwing act. There aren’t very many impalement artists in the country. Read more

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When former international fashion model Sherri Thomas, a St. Louis native, lost her hair due to treatments for pituitary cancer in 2009, a memorable encounter at a local credit union made her feel anything but runway-ready. Read more

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Earlier this week, SLM spoke with Dr. Mark J. Muehlbach, a sleep specialist and clinical director of the Clayton Sleep Institute, about 10 habits that might be disrupting your sleep... Read more

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Considering insomnia is defined as “persistent problems falling asleep or staying asleep,” then most St. Louisans could probably benefit from a visit with Dr. Mark J. Muehlbach, clinical director of the Clayton Sleep Institute. Read more

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Inadvertent trailblazer Joye Forrest is the first black Miss Teen Missouri United States. She studies dance at the California Institute of the Arts and was awarded the school’s Sharon Disney Lund Scholarship, named for Walt’s daughter. Read more

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Since welcoming triplets, this Ballwin couple has learned a lot in little time. Read more

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Today, the average life expectancy in the U.S. is approximately 79 years, thanks to a combination of social improvements and scientific advancements. But more and more people are living even longer... Read more

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One of the Best Doctors in St. Louis can now add novelist to his résumé. Last month, Dr. John S. Daniels of Washington University School of Medicine, released his fictional debut, The Intern... Read more

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A new paper from researchers at the University of California—Davis took an in-depth look at why women with ovarian cancer are living longer. These findings, published in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology... Read more

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“Don’t forget to check for ticks, Suzanna!” My mother’s warning came like clockwork after another long summer day of hiking, fishing, and berry-picking at our lake house in the Adirondacks. Raised in the Northeast... Read more

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Illustration by Todd Detwiler

Never before has the opening of a store been met with such eager anticipation here as this month’s debut of IKEA. To celebrate its arrival in St. Louis, IKEA has a brand-new hot air balloon. Read more

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Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

At River City Casino, where he deals blackjack and baccarat on the overnight shift, Ammar Ali holds all the cards. Read more

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Photograph by Mike Mozart via Creative Commons

The Great Nut Butter Debate. Read more

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Photograph by Bark, via Creative Commons

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

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On June 18, the day before the one-year anniversary of former Mizzou student Ryan Joseph Candice’s death, a 13-minute video short was released called “Wake Up & Help Eradicate Suicide.”... Read more

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Photography courtesy of Great Rivers Greenway

It’s officially summer, folks. That means dealing with the heat, downpours, and mosquitoes—but also enjoying the great outdoors. And when it comes to getting outside, Bridgeton is buzzing about the completion of a new trail project in Riverwoods Park Read more

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Photography by Simon Cousins, courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

San Francisco lawmakers would tell you it’s bad—really bad. Read more

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Illustration by Vidhya Nagarajan

Last week, we took a look at stress and learned how to prevent a nervous breakdown. This week, we’re delving into chronic worry, a similar yet separate piece of the physical and psychological health puzzle... Read more

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Photography by LaurMG, courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

We live in a stressed-out society. Disagree? Just look around. Last year, a Gallup report revealed the average U.S. work week has increased from 40 hours to 47—nearly an extra eight-hour day... Read more

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