Is It An Emergency? Insurer Makes Patients Question ER VisitIn an effort to curb unnecessary and costly ER visits, the Blue Cross-Blue Shield insurer has told customers in a few U.S. states to go to the hospital only in a real emergency such as a heart attack, stroke and major bleeding or they could wind up footing the bill.
Local ERs Call in Extra Staff for EclipseThey're taking the August 21 total solar eclipse very seriously at many local hospitals.
Heat Wave Sets Records, Disrupts BusinessesSo where will July 2017 stack up in the history books when all is said and done?
Emergency Rooms Prepare for Heat Wave In St. LouisThere will be temps in the 100's and heat index values of 105 to 113 degrees.
Local ERs See Influx of Fireworks VictimsLocal emergency rooms say they saw quite a few fireworks-related injuries over the long Fourth of July weekend.
Doctors Use Peppers to Treat Marijuana Related IllnessesEmergency room doctors at a local hospital are using a rather unique method to treat a common marijuana related illness.
Officer Snyder's Mother Personally Thanks Those Who Tried to Save Her SonMany in the room wiped away tears as Peggy Snyder described her son's great smile and pride to wear a police badge.
Flu Cases in St. Louis Continue to RiseThere were more than 2,000 cases in all of Missouri.
Hoverboard Accidents Keeping Emergency Room BusySt. Anthony's Medical Center emergency physician Dr. Corinne O'Brien says they have seen a lot of fractured wrists and spraigned ankles.
Police: Woman Steals Car Outside ER, Leaves Court Summons In VehiclePolice say that after being dismissed from Mercy Hospital in Creve Coeur the evening of Aug. 15, Ruby Caffey jumped into the car which had been left running outside the ER.
Hospitals See Increase in ER Visits after ObamacareOfficials with St. Anthony's Medical Center say they saw record patient volumes in their Emergency Department in March, April and May.
Can I Pay For Contacts Or Glasses With My Health Insurance?Some insurance plans may include coverage for contacts and glasses, though most don't.