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Fred Bodimer
May 29, 2019 - 5:50 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — Guidelines to prevent dementia, new mammography guidelines, and a virtual visit program everyone can use — all among the topics discussed in the current edition of Health Matters Presented by SSM Health. Here is a complete list of the many topics discussed during Health Matters...
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FILE - In this May 17, 2019 file photo, Teresa Pettis, right, greets a passerby outside the Planned Parenthood clinic in St. Louis. Pettis was one of a small number of abortion opponents protesting outside the clinic on the day the Missouri Legislature passed a sweeping measure banning abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy. Planned Parenthood says Missouri's only abortion clinic could be closed by the end of the week because the state is threatening to not renew its license, which expires Friday, May 31. (AP Photo/Jim Salter, File)
May 29, 2019 - 5:21 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri's health department said Wednesday that the license for the state's only abortion clinic is in jeopardy because of a litany of problems, including "failed surgical abortions in which patients remained pregnant" and concerns about patient safety. The Missouri...
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Planned Parenthood St. Louis
AP Photo/Jim Salter, File
May 29, 2019 - 4:59 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP/KMOX) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Wednesday doubled down on the state's threat not to renew the license of the only abortion clinic in the state and said it would be "reckless" for a judge to weigh in until the state takes action. Planned Parenthood's license for its St...
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marijuana plants
May 29, 2019 - 4:25 pm
By MICHAEL HILL and JOHN O'CONNOR/Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois lawmakers working to legalize recreational marijuana have hit a potential snag that other states have wrestled with: whether to allow people to grow a few pot plants for personal use. The 10 states that have...
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St. Louis Planned Parenthood
AP Photo/Jim Salter, File
May 29, 2019 - 12:36 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP/KMOX) — A court hearing was scheduled Wednesday on an effort by the only abortion clinic in Missouri to retain its license. Planned Parenthood says it may be forced to stop providing abortions at its St. Louis facility because the state is threatening not to renew its license, which...
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woman stressed at work
May 28, 2019 - 2:09 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — Ever felt like your job has left exhausted or downright depleted? Ever felt bad about your job to the point where you're not efficiently working? Well, the World Health Organization has now classified those feelings and declared them as a disease simply called "burnout." The WHO...
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May 28, 2019 - 10:51 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX/AP) — By the end of this week, Missouri might be the first state without an operating abortion clinic since 1973. Planned Parenthood said the Missouri Department of Health is “refusing to renew” its yearly license to administer abortions within the state, according to CBS News . The...
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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson
AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File
May 24, 2019 - 10:33 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP/KMOX) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Friday signed a bill that bans abortions on or beyond the eighth weeks of pregnancy without exceptions for cases of rape or incest, making it among the most restrictive abortion policies in the nation. Under the law that comes into force...
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barbecue grill with steak
May 23, 2019 - 12:26 pm
WASHINGTON (KMOX) — The United States Department of Agriculture has announced a Class I recall for more than 62,000 pounds of raw beef ahead of Memorial Day weekend barbecues. Aurora Packing Company, Inc. based in North Aurora, Ill. is recalling 62,112 pounds of meat that poses a risk of e. coli...
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Fred Bodimer
May 20, 2019 - 2:41 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — SSM Health has launched a new virtual visit for 25 dollars to anyone, anywhere - regardless of insurance. This is a new, quick and inexpensive way to get that mild illness treated without having to go see a doctor. "This allows a patient to have a visit with a medical provider...
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