Health Capsules

The recently released 2014 U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) self-reported obesity maps illustrate a less than healthy picture, especially for the Midwest, which at 30.7 percent had the highest prevalence of obesity in the nation.

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Mature Focus: News and Notes

Tai chi, an ancient Chinese exercise, has been found to improve the physical capacity of older adults suffering from four long-term conditions, the British Journal of Sports Medicine reported.

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West Newsmagazine Better Living EXPO

The third annual West Newsmagazine Better Living EXPO sponsored by Monsanto and SSM Health is from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 11 at the Chesterfield DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel.

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New protocols save lives

St. Charles County Ambulance District [SCCAD] Paramedics Heather Briggs and Kelly Maull, along with Paramedic Battalion Chief Sara Stewart, were batting 1,000 on Sept. 20.

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The Ferguson Effect

The shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson last August has sparked an ongoing discussion of race in St. Louis – and that discussion is crossing the Missouri River.

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Crossings Storage Lot has been approved for a vacant tract of land along T.R. Hughes Boulevard near Hwy. 79.

Crossings Storage Lot has been approved for a vacant tract of land along T.R. Hughes Boulevard near ...

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