health

Tarrah Gibbons
November 08, 2019 - 2:11 pm
Flu season is officially here. The flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. This can infect the throat, nose and sometimes lungs. RADIO.COM interviewed Dr. Janette Nesheiwat, a medical correspondent and medical director of City MD, who says the best way to prevent the...
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Fred Bodimer
November 05, 2019 - 9:06 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — A new study suggests an increased risk of heart disease in breast cancer survivors. According to this study, aggressive breast cancer treatments may cause heart problems in women -- sometimes years after treatment. In about 10% of breast cancer patients, chemotherapy and...
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Assistant Missouri Attorney General John Sauer, left, talks with Dr. Randall Williams, director of the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, during the first day of hearings between Planned Parenthood and the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services at the Wainwright State Office Building in downtown St. Louis on Monday, Oct. 28, 2019. (Cristina M. Fletes/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
Associated Press
October 29, 2019 - 1:40 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Issues preventing Missouri regulators from renewing the license for the state's only abortion clinic are "imminently fixable," the state's health director said Tuesday. Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Director Randall Williams testified during the second day of a...
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Jacquie Cadorette
October 10, 2019 - 10:29 am
“Sesame Street” has done it again, introducing another character to help more families relate to the children’s show. This time, they’ve brought in a mother struggling to overcome addiction. Between homelessness, divorce, autism, and incarceration, “Sesame Street” isn’t afraid to tackle the tough...
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Associated Press
September 20, 2019 - 1:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP/KMOX) — Walmart says it will stop selling electronic cigarettes at its namesake stores and Sam's Clubs following a string illnesses and deaths related to vaping. A man who died in St. Louis this week was the first vaping-related death in the state of Missouri and eighth overall in the...
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Tom Ackerman
September 20, 2019 - 9:36 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - You can't keep Whitey Herzog down for long. Three days after being hospitalized with a minor stroke , Herzog, the legendary St. Louis Cardinals manager, made an appearance at a Cardinals Fantasy Camp event Thursday night at Ballpark Village. Joined on stage by fellow Hall of...
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Megan Lynch
September 16, 2019 - 7:15 am
Cybersecurity experts say hackers are gaining access to medical records through IT and data storage providers.
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Fred Bodimer
September 12, 2019 - 4:14 pm
So what should we be doing?
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HIV PrEP pill
Associated Press
September 10, 2019 - 4:33 pm
The university says those at high risk who take a PrEP pill daily can cut risk of sexual transmission by 92% and of blood-borne transmission by more than 70%.
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west nile virus spread by mosquito
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September 05, 2019 - 4:05 pm
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Mo. (KMOX) - Adult mosquitoes collected from Hillsboro tested positive for the West Nile Virus, according to the Jefferson County Health Department (JCHD). The bugs collected on Sept. 5 in Hillsboro, as well as the surrounding area, tested positive for the disease which can cause...
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