Healthgrades’ Evan Marks says they looked at the mortality rates of area hospitals when it comes to certain procedures and conditions and found some big differences.
The Joint Commission is urging surgeons and hospitals to cut down on the number of medical objects accidentally left in patients.
Over the last six-and-a-half years, 1,645 people in the St. Louis area have died of heroin overdoses, a figure the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse calls “pretty horrifying.”
Will help define was is, and isn’t, covered by insurance.
The cases were found in Boone, Howard, Cooper and Camden counties.
The Saint Louis County Health Department has no record of two cases of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever. However, Missouri’s Department of Health and Senior Services does.
The acquisition drew opposition from independent pharmacists immediately after it was announced last July.
Police to conduct another investigation into claims in several lawsuits that a respiratory therapist caused the deaths of at least seven patients.
Madison County State’s Attorney Tom Gibbons launches “Lock Your Meds” campaign.
If you suffer from an allergy and then get the flu on top of that, its double the dose of mucus and more congestion and that can lead to sinus infections, ear infections and pneumonia.