medicine http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Roy Blunt Visits Mercy Hospital,Talks Healthcare http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/roy-blunt-visits-mercy-hospitaltalks-healthcare <div>Senator Roy Blunt of Missouri visited Mercy Hospital in St. Louis Monday to speak with healthcare workers about the implications of federal healthcare changes.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>He also received a tour of the hospital's Telehealth Services, often used to serve rural communities that don't have access to specialty or intensive care.&nbsp;</div><p></p> Mon, 24 Jun 2013 19:25:33 +0000 Kristi Luther 27677 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Roy Blunt Visits Mercy Hospital,Talks Healthcare University Of Missouri Researcher To Receive National Medal of Science http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/university-missouri-researcher-receive-national-medal-science <p>A University of Missouri researcher is one of only a dozen recipients of this year’s National Medal of Science, announced by President Barack Obama Thursday.</p><p>Frederick Hawthorne is the director of the International Institute of Nano and Molecular Medicine at MU, and will be receiving the nation’s highest honor for scientists.The University says the Institute “was created largely to facilitate Hawthorne’s research” with the chemical element Boron. &nbsp;</p> Fri, 28 Dec 2012 14:44:35 +0000 KBIA 7797 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org University Of Missouri Researcher To Receive National Medal of Science Wash U. Gets $50M To Help Turn Research Findings Into Better Health http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/wash-u-gets-50m-help-turn-research-findings-better-health <p>Washington University School of Medicine has received a $50 million federal grant aimed at turning research findings into improvements in human health.</p><p>The grant is the renewal of an award from the National Institutes of Health. It will support Wash U's <a href="http://icts.wustl.edu/about/default.aspx">Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences</a> (ICTS), one of 60 such centers in the U.S.</p> Mon, 12 Nov 2012 18:41:11 +0000 Véronique LaCapra 6334 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Wash U. Gets $50M To Help Turn Research Findings Into Better Health Morning headlines: Monday, October 31, 2011 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-monday-october-31-2011 <p>Good morning! Here are some of today&#39;s starting headlines (other than <a href="http://www.news.stlpublicradio.org/post/hundreds-thousands-attend-cardinals-victory-parade-rally">yesterday&#39;s World Series rally</a>):</p><p><strong>Cold pill sales jump after new law in St. Charles County</strong></p><p>Now that St. Charles County requires a prescription to purchase cold pills containing a key ingredient to methamphetamine, sales of the over-the-counter medications are soaring in three nearby St. Louis County towns.</p> Mon, 31 Oct 2011 14:15:38 +0000 Julie Bierach, The Associated Press & Illinois Public Radio 2371 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Monday, October 31, 2011 Sitting down with Missouri's state veterinarian http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/sitting-down-missouris-state-veterinarian <p><a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-981481.mp3">http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-981481.mp3</a></p><p>The state of Missouri is paying tribute Thursday to State Veterinarian Dr. Taylor Woods on the opening day of the State Fair in Sedalia.&nbsp; Woods has served as the State Veterinarian twice, collectively serving for nearly 20 years.&nbsp;</p><p>During that time, he&rsquo;s been credited with developing policy and procedures to combat numerous diseases that threaten Missouri&rsquo;s livestock industry.&nbsp; Dr. Woods sat down this week with St. Louis Public Radio&rsquo;s Marshall Griffin and talked about just what it is that a State Veterinarian does. You can listen to their conversation above.</p><p> Thu, 11 Aug 2011 15:04:33 +0000 Marshall Griffin 1851 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Sitting down with Missouri's state veterinarian "Keep government out of your medicine cabinet," new ads say http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/keep-government-out-your-medicine-cabinet-new-ads-say <p>An industry group representing manufacturers of over-the-counter drugs has begun running radio ads against a Missouri proposal requiring a doctor&#39;s prescription to buy certain cold medicines.</p><p>The legislation is aimed at medications containing pseudoephedrine, which is a key ingredient for <a href="http://www.nida.nih.gov/infofacts/methamphetamine.html">methamphetamine</a>. Supporters hope to cut down on Missouri&#39;s meth production by making it harder for people to get ahold of pseudoephedrine.</p> Fri, 25 Mar 2011 14:54:55 +0000 The Associated Press & Kelsey Proud 806 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org "Keep government out of your medicine cabinet," new ads say Confusing labeling on liquid medications could put kids at risk http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/confusing-labeling-liquid-medications-could-put-kids-risk <p>Kids sick this season? Expect they will be? The medicine you might give them could be too much, or too little.</p> Wed, 01 Dec 2010 14:54:18 +0000 Véronique LaCapra & Kelsey Proud 44 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Confusing labeling on liquid medications could put kids at risk