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Associated Press
January 24, 2020 - 10:04 am
A woman from Chicago has become the second U.S. case of new virus from China, Coronavirus.
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Measles virus cells concept as microscopic infectious disease inside a human body as a 3d illustration.
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Fred Bodimer
December 06, 2019 - 4:04 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — The worldwide surge in measles cases is causing major concern -- especially for children. New estimates show more than 140-thousand people have died from measles globally in 2018. Most of those who died were children under five. "Recently, we've had some measles outbreaks and I'...
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Fred Bodimer
November 18, 2019 - 8:58 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - Nearly twice as many people are dying in the United States from antibiotic-resistant infections than previously believed. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says 2.8 million drug-resistant infections occur each year, with drug-resistant "superbugs" responsible for...
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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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Fred Bodimer
August 29, 2019 - 5:15 pm
The biggest outbreak in America is occurring in New York state — where a nearly year-long measles outbreak has hit a community of Orthodox Jews, many of whom oppose vaccination.
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Elise Rich
August 15, 2019 - 9:31 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — You need to put the phone down at least an hour before bed, according to Dr. Brent Haberman, a pediatric sleep specialist for SLU Care. The bright lights from your smart phone delay the secretion of an important hormone: melatonin. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention "When...
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pig ears
July 25, 2019 - 12:49 pm
(KMOX) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are investigating a connection between human salmonella outbreaks and contaminated pig ear dog treats. In early July, a recall was issued for bulk pig ears distributed to Pet Supplies Plus stores...
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Fred Bodimer
July 23, 2019 - 7:25 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — The CDC recommends that adults get at least 7 hours of sleep a night, but one-third of Americans say they get far less -- especially during the summer. Lots of reasons why we get less sleep during the summer. "It's harder because there's typically more going on in the summertime...
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In this handout from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the skin of a patient after three days of measles infection is seen at a New York hospital in 1958.
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August 15, 2018 - 12:13 pm
The health agency says 107 people have come down with measles as of July 14.
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