Goldman Sachs Asks 'Is Curing Patients A Sustainable Business Model?'Turning the search for medical remedies into a numbers game, analyst Salveen Richter called potential "one shot cures" a bad business decision that will hurt a company's bottom line.
New Online System Helps Doctors Treat Cancer PatientsA new study finds an online reporting system helped doctors respond more quickly to their cancer patients treatment issues.
Express Scripts Creates Plan to Lower Cost of Prescription DrugsThe company says the program is designed for those who don't have insurance or have high deductibles.
Local Group Hopes To Turn '4/20' Into A Day Of AdvocacyAttitudes are shifting - so should the attitude toward this "unofficial stoner holiday."
St. Louis Home Healthcare Workers Indicted for FraudSix area home health care workers and patients were charged with making false statements to Medicaid regarding home healthcare services that were neither received nor provided.
Kansas City's New Mental Health Triage Center Easing Strain
Officials Announce Distribution of Medicine Deactivation PouchesIt's a specially formulated biodegradable pouch that after adding tap water and your unused medicines - the medicine is deactivated.
Illinois Wants Waiver to Improve Mental Health ServicesIt would give the state access to $2.7 billion in Medicaid funds to restructure how the program handles mentally ill patients.
Marijuana Dispensary to Open in Sauget This MonthGreen Solutions passed it's inspection and is now stocking it's shelves with the product patients might use to ease various diseases.
Illinois Medical Marijuana Sales Climb as Program GrowsGov. Bruce Rauner signed legislation last month extending the pilot program until July 2020 and adding two qualifying health conditions post-traumatic stress disorder and terminal illnesses.
St. Louis Fire Chief, Plastic Surgeon Kept Busy This 4th of JulyOne SLU Care plastic surgeon says when patients walk in with their hands blown apart, it's already too late.
CDC: Less than Half of All Doctors Clean Their Hands Before an ExamDr. Clifford McDonald says not to be afraid to ask your doctors if they cleaned their hands before your exam.