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St. Louis, MO, United States

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Diamond Diva hosts events during Domestic Violence Awareness week

ST. LOUIS – The organization Diamond Diva hosts Domestic Violence Awareness Week starting this Sunday. The group has several events planned and encourages people to put up purple lights to raise awareness. Heidi Suguitan with Safe Connections of St. Louis explained some mental, emotional, and physical signs of domestic violence. She also had the details […] → Read More

SSM Health OB-GYN discusses signs of ovarian cancer

ST. LOUIS – The symptoms of ovarian cancer can be very hard to spot. Some call the disease a silent killer. In one article in Newsweek one woman got an ovarian cancer diagnosis because she had a growth removed from her naval by her dermatologist who thought it was harmless, but a blood test revealed […] → Read More

Walk in Forest Park raises money for breast cancer

ST. LOUIS – After losing his mother to cancer he became a champion for raising money and breast cancer awareness with the Real Men Wear Pink campaign. Andrew Davidson explained the details on how to get involved with this powerful cause. Click here to learn more and donate. → Read More

Upcoming events at the Melting Pot brings people together once again

ST. LOUIS – Gathering again can be fun especially over a great meal. The Melting Pot is all about bringing people together. Now they have weekly events to help just do that. Karen Barnett is the co-owner of the Melting Pot. She had the details on the events coming up out on the Lakeside Renovation […] → Read More

‘This is truly a blessing’- Homeowners receive free repairs from volunteers

ST. LOUIS– Hundreds of volunteers hunkered down to make repairs to homes across the St. Louis area to improve the quality of life for the homeowners. In the Baden neighborhood, one woman celebrating thirty years in her home got to watch it get some much-needed TLC. Rebuilding Together St. Louis along with several partners started off […] → Read More

CDC says the country’s obesity issue is growing through the pandemic

ST. LOUIS – The pandemic 15 is more like the pandemic 30 or more, and the CDC is sounding the alarm on the country’s growing obesity issue. Dr. Andrea Schwoerer is a bariatric surgeon at SSM Health DePaul Hospital. She explained the new CDC study out on the Lakeside Renovation and Design Weather Deck. Click here for more […] → Read More

SLUCare doctor explains new stroke recovery study

ST. LOUIS – A new study says the best time for stroke recovery might be months after having one. SLUCare neurologist Dr. Randall Edgell explained the study out on the Lakeside Renovation and Design Weather Deck. Click here for more information. → Read More

Greeting card line ‘HOPE’ looks to send inspiring message

ST. LOUIS – The pandemic has brought on stress, challenges, and even wedges between people who disagree on how the pandemic should be handled, but Anika Porter is gearing up for an event meant to bring hope and positivity through greeting cards. Porter is the president of Lifespiration which is an inspirational marketing firm. She […] → Read More

Get children’s books and food through Turn The Page STL’s new campaign

ST. LOUIS – There’s an exciting St. Louis City and St. Louis County-wide program that hopes to get children excited about reading. “Talk . Dream . Play . Imagine” is a campaign put on by Turn the Page STL. Lisa Greening, a project director at Turn the Page STL, explained the campaign out on the Lakeside […] → Read More

Early detection of breast cancer via a mammogram saves lives

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the pandemic has caused many women to postpone getting what doctors say is the gold standard of screenings, a mammogram. → Read More

Brew in the Lou returns to Francis Park this month

It's almost time for the 9th Annual Brew in the Lou! → Read More

European riverboat cruises are available once again

ST. LOUIS – You may have been on a river cruise exploring the Mississippi, but how about we travel to the start of the Danube River in Germany on a 5-star riverboat cruise. Joe Lang of Joe Lang Travel has different riverboat cruises available for people to explore a different part of the world. Lang […] → Read More

St. Louis’ Hispanic Festival comes to Florissant this weekend

The Hispanic Festival is October 2-3 at the Knights of Columbus Park in Florissant. The festival features authentic food, a car show, Hispanic crafts, folkloric dancers, and more. → Read More

Senator Jill Schupp hosts 7th Annual Health CareFair Saturday

ST. LOUIS – Self-care is key and Saturday is the 7th Annual Health CareFair in Maryland Heights. Those in need can get food, flu shots, and health screenings. Senator Jill Schupp is the host of this event. She had more details out on the Lakeside Renovation and Design Weather Deck. Click here for more information. → Read More

UMSL Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Accelerator opens applications

The UMSL Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Accelerator has helped to propel several businesses and it is growing and expanding! → Read More

Everbowl in Ladue makes eating healthy convenient

ST. LOUIS – Getting on the ball with your health goals can be hard especially when the bad stuff always seems so convenient, but there is a way to amp up your metabolism, keep the flavor flowing, and keep the convenience when you’re on the go. Annie Horton is the owner of Everbowl and she […] → Read More

Two-day job fair hosted by AOS Staffing begins today

If you are looking for your next career opportunity, there are plenty of jobs you can be interviewed for from entry-level to skilled trades to professional positions. → Read More

Saint Louis Scout Guide supports local businesses

ST. LOUIS – If you want to shop local, support your city, and show some extra love and care to local businesses that have been on a roller coaster during the pandemic. The upcoming Scout Guide is your perfect map leading to local gems. Amy Jo Mitchell is the Associate Editor of the Scout Guide Saint […] → Read More

Meditate in nature this weekend at the Endangered Wolf Center

EUREKA, Mo. – Palm Health and the Endangered Wolf Center have joined forces to give guests a therapeutic experience. Now you can meditate with the wolves. Anney Perrine is the SVP of Communications for Palm Health and she said meditating in nature can help people have a greater sense of connectedness. Steph Arne is the […] → Read More

St. Louis baker’s Halloween-themed cakes featured on Food Network

A St. Louis baker and artist "takes the cake" when it comes to creating dazzling and creative sweet treats for occasions all across the metro area. So much so that he was featured on Food Network's Road to Halloween Wars! → Read More