A former executive at the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago has been named president and CEO of the Saint Louis Science Center.
The St. Louis Business Journal reports that Bert Vescolani will replace Doug King, who left almost a year ago to head the Museum of Flight in Seattle.
The FDA has approved the first heart valve replacement procedure that does not involve open heart surgery.
Instead of opening the patient's chest, the doctor inserts the new heart valve by threading a catheter through a vein in the patient's leg. Here's a video of how that works :
Updated 4:35 p.m. with new information
The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services says there is no confirmed link between produce from Schnucks grocery stores and the current E. coli outbreak in Missouri.
In a written statement, the state health department said that only 17 of the 26 people sickened reported having eaten anything from a Schnucks salad bar. The other nine did not.
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