There's more evidence that most men don’t need an annual prostate cancer screening.
Washington University chief urologist Dr. Gerald Andriole has been leading a clinical trial involving more than 75,000 men over the age of 55.
The study has tracked the men for over a decade, to see whether getting an annual prostate-specific antigen, or PSA test, makes someone less likely to die from prostate cancer.
Out today is the Environmental Protection Agency's latest Toxics Release Inventory, which allows the public to know what toxic chemicals are released into their communities. Information is released two years in arrears.
You can drill down in the data to your specific area here, but, in general, here are some of the findings for the states in our region, Illinois and Missouri:
Researchers are conducting controlled burns this week at Washington University’s Tyson Research Center southwest of St. Louis.
The burns are part of a project to study how to restore Ozark glades – rocky forest clearings with native species that resemble those of the desert southwest.
Washington University ecologist and project lead Tiffany Knight says fire is a natural part of glade ecosystems.
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