Health

Planned Parenthood St. Louis
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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
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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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teen using e-cigarette vaporizer
Fred Bodimer
May 16, 2019 - 9:44 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — St. Louis County Executive Sam Page will sign a bill later today to crack down on the sale of vaping products to minors. The sale of tobacco or vaping products is already prohibited to people under age 21 in St. Louis County, but that doesn't mean it isn't happening — and this...
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Fred Bodimer
May 15, 2019 - 11:29 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — A new study is out on the fittest cities in America. How did St. Louis do? The American College of Sports Medicine has just released its annual American Fitness Index rankings — measuring America's 100 largest cities on different health and fitness issues. St. Louis comes in at...
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