St. Louis City is among the ten least healthy counties in Missouri.
That's according to nationwide county health rankings released today by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Saint Louis University is hosting a forum on Tuesday about the public health issues facing minorities, in particular African Americans.
A panel of local academics from SLU and Washington University will present their research on topics ranging from maternal health to how segregation affects health literacy.
SLU community health expert Keon Gilbert will talk about the relationship of education to health outcomes in young African American men at risk of dropping out of high school.
Updated at 3:00 p.m. to clarify and expand description of white-nose syndrome.
A disease that has killed millions of bats across the eastern U.S. has been confirmed in Missouri for the first time.
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