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Associated Press
September 23, 2019 - 5:27 pm
The five — all between 18 and 20 — contend in their federal lawsuit that vaping caused shortness of breath and other health problems and caused their addictions to nicotine.
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Fred Bodimer
September 23, 2019 - 5:30 am
"I would say it's one of the most important things you can do all winter," Dr. Kristina Anderson tells KMOX.
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September 19, 2019 - 3:55 pm
The death of a Missouri man in his mid-40s happened this week at Mercy Hospital St. Louis.
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Associated Press
September 19, 2019 - 10:48 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KMOX/AP) — Four Missouri families who don’t want to vaccinate their children allege in a lawsuit that the children’s schools and state health officials have made it increasingly difficult to file religious exemptions. The Kansas City Star reports that a federal judge has already...
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peanuts
Fred Bodimer
September 18, 2019 - 2:50 pm
Peanut allergies affect 1.2 million children — one out of every 50 kids.
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FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2018 file photo, a doctor performs an ultrasound scan on a pregnant woman at a hospital in Chicago. A new study released Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, suggests when a pregnant woman breathes in air pollution, it can travel beyond her lungs to the placenta that guards her fetus. During pregnancy, particle pollution is linked to premature births and low birth weight, but scientists don’t understand why. (AP Photo/Teresa Crawford, File)
Associated Press
September 17, 2019 - 10:18 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new study suggests when a pregnant woman breathes in air pollution, it can travel beyond her lungs to the placenta that guards her fetus. Pollution composed of tiny particles from car exhaust, factory smokestacks and other sources is dangerous to everyone's health, and during...
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Megan Lynch
September 16, 2019 - 8:56 pm
Charlie Hinderliter shares flu shot photo on social media, less than two years after flu almost takes his life.
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Fred Bodimer
September 16, 2019 - 5:52 pm
Here is the complete rundown for this weekend's show.
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vape pen and cigarettes
Caitlin Lally
September 16, 2019 - 1:40 pm
Pulegone has been linked to liver and bladder cancer in animal studies, and in 2018, the FDA banned the substance from food products.
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