“For example, asthmatics who don’t have a good primary care home, they’ll come to the ED every time they have a flareup because they just ran out of their medications”
Local hospitals noted the trend from the ER to urgent care. Mercy now operates eight urgent care locations and SSM Health Care will soon have four.
A new study has found that Budweiser was the drink of choice for the largest percentage of those who wound up visiting the emergency room with alcohol-related injuries.
A local ER doctor warns that fireworks can be dangerous and people should practice firework safety.
A woman has been arrested on suspicion for DUI after backing her car into a emergency room doorway.
Most of those emergency visits involve trouble such as toothaches that could have been avoided with regular checkups.
Physician says the flu isn’t totally to blame, this time.
Have you ever felt like you lost time? A few hours or an entire weekend? It’s not hard to do and it’s not always a waste of time but even unexpected time spent in unexpected places will impact your calendar. Take for example, plans for a romantic dinner with you husband never getting off the ground because of one phone call.
Soaring temperatures have sent hundreds of Missourians to emergency rooms this year.
The devices found in the van appeared to be homemade fireworks.