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St. Louis Urgent Care opens new clinic in north St. Louis

9:57 AM, Oct 22, 2013

North St. Louis will have access to more health care with the opening of St. Louis Urgent Care.

Is a cure for baldness on the horizon?

5:15 AM, Oct 22, 2013

Bald but wish you weren't? There might be hope. 

Mo. school creating emergency medicine residency

3:12 AM, Oct 22, 2013

The University of Missouri is creating a program to train doctors specializing in emergency medicine.

Class-action lawsuit filed against BJC on behalf of employees

7:01 PM, Oct 21, 2013

A class-action lawsuit was filed this week in St. Louis Circuit Court on behalf of former and current nurses and medical personnel employed by BJC Healthcare System, an associate with the Law Offices of Kevin J. Dolley, LLC announced Monday.

Cheney's book draws focus to heart disease

4:04 PM, Oct 21, 2013

He's been called the most powerful vice president in U.S. history, but Dick Cheney says he's just lucky to be alive.

Hospitals face whole new world under health law

2:05 PM, Oct 21, 2013

A grisly headshot of Walter White, the anti-hero of "Breaking Bad," glares from two computer monitors on the desk of Mike Schatzlein, the CEO of Saint Thomas Health, one of Nashville's major health care systems. The TV character's meth-cooking ways don't exactly line up with Saint Thomas' mission of faith-based care, Schatzlein joked, but he still loves a good show.

Obama: Health care website problems inexcusable

12:05 PM, Oct 21, 2013

A defiant President Obama said Monday he is mad about problems with a new health care website, but argued that the Affordable Care Act as a whole is working as planned.

Pregnant? There's an app for that

8:49 AM, Oct 21, 2013

Pregnant? There's an app for that. Many, in fact.

Buying breast milk online? It could be contaminated

3:26 AM, Oct 21, 2013

Thanks to the Internet, women who produce an abundant supply of breast milk and those in need of it for their babies have more opportunities than ever to connect. But a first-of-its-kind study finds high levels of harmful bacteria and contamination in breast milk purchased via the Web.

MU studies cancer-fighting red wine compound

3:08 AM, Oct 21, 2013

A University of Missouri medical researcher is working to use the cancer-fighting compounds found in grape skins and red wine in tumor-killing radiation treatments.

Walking can be a lifesaver, but many need to pick up pace

11:37 AM, Oct 20, 2013

New studies pinpoint even more health benefits to exercise, especially brisk walking.

Health care income verification a symbolic gesture

10:42 AM, Oct 18, 2013

As part of the deal that ended the government shutdown, House Republicans gained one Affordable Care Act concession.

Health care law turns to social media in Illinois

10:40 AM, Oct 18, 2013

A small team of social media experts is monitoring online chatter about the nation's health care law in a command center in Chicago.

Boil water order lifted for some Collinsville, Ill. residents

9:56 AM, Oct 18, 2013

A boil water order is in effect for some residents of Collinsville, Ill.

How to eat smarter

4:36 AM, Oct 18, 2013

Many diners gobble far more calories in fast food meals than they realize, research shows.