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  • Holiday Events and Celebrations in St. Louis

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    The holiday season is here and there are so many ways to get into the spirit in St. Louis. Sure, you may want to pick out the perfect tree, but below are other events just begging to become an annual holiday tradition. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Chanukah or Kwanzaa, there's something for everyone this holiday season. If you're looking for ways to celebrate without spending money,...
  • What is the deal with Hanukkah, anyway?

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    Some of your friends celebrate it. Adam Sandler wrote a song about it. You even see decorations this time of year -- but, what, exactly, is it? Hanukkah is a Jewish holiday that honors a miracle that occurred during the re-dediation of the second temple in Jerusalem in 165 BCE. A lamp with only one days' worth of oil was lit, yet the flame continued to burn for eight days and nights. This is why a candelabra called a Menorah features...
  • Laughing gas studied as depression treatment

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    By Jim Dryden ST. LOUIS -- Nitrous oxide, or laughing gas, has shown early promise as a potential treatment for severe depression in patients whose symptoms don’t respond to standard therapies. The pilot study, at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, is believed to be the first research in which...
  • Occupational sitting among women linked to obesity

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    Study finds association between sitting on the job and body mass index, particularly among diverse populations You might want to stand up for this. Occupational sitting is associated with an increased likelihood of obesity, especially among black women, independent of occupational and leisure time physical activity, finds a new study from the School of Medicine...
  • A Christmas Carol Returns to the Fabulous Fox Dec. 12 -14

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    St. Louis, MO - The production of A Christmas Carol being presented at the Fabulous Fox Theatre on December 12 – 14 is a family tradition across the country. Since 1979, the Omaha Community Playhouse’s professional touring wing, the Nebraska Theatre Caravan, has delighted audiences nationwide with this holiday tour. Tickets for A Christmas Carol at the Fabulous Fox are...
  • 60th Anniversary Celebration of the McDonnell F-101 Voodoo at the Missouri Aviation Historical Society

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    The Missouri Aviation Historical Society is pleased to announce a special event in celebration of the McDonnell F-101 Voodoo’s 60th anniversary! This event will take place on location at the James J. Eagan Civic Center in Florissant onSaturday,...
  • Nation’s Highest Honor Bestowed to Missouri History Museum Program

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    ST. LOUIS, MO -- Representatives from the Missouri History Museum shared the stage with First Lady Michelle Obama today as they accepted the 2014 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award on behalf of the Museum’s Teens Make History program.Elizabeth Pickard, director of interpretive programs for the Missouri History Museum, and Amesha Payne, a current Teens Make History student and senior at Carnahan High School, represented the program at the...
  • Local War Veteran, Scholar Launches Educational Gaming Start-Up

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    ST. LOUIS, MO - On Veterans Day, former Iraq veteran and Washington University scholar John Coveyou plans to successfully crowd-fund his 2ndeducational game. A native of St. Louis, Coveyou never imagined at 30 he would have a Masters from Washington University and be running his own business – Genius...

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DATE Wednesday March 30th 2013