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Confused About The New Online Health Insurance Marketplace? We Have Answers

Health Care | 01 October 2013

By Véronique LaCapra, St. Louis Public Radio. Starting on October 1, Missourians will be able to shop for health insurance through a new online marketplace. It’s one of the biggest changes in health insurance coverage under the federal Affordable Care Act. Continue Reading

Mo. House Speaker Jones Maintains Stance Against Medicaid Expansion

Medicaid | 15 January 2013

Missouri House Speaker Tim Jones (R, Eureka) has been touring the state this week, promoting the so-called three “E’s” that House Republicans say they’ll focus on next year – the economy, energy, and education – but their agenda still likely won't include a fourth “E," expansion of Medicaid. Continue Reading

Heroin Addiction & Treatment In The St. Louis Area

Heroin Response | 08 November 2012

The number of heroin deaths in St. Louis County has decreased in recent months when compared to recent years, however, use of and addiction to the drug in the St. Louis area has grown to epidemic proportions. Continue Reading

St. Louis County Making Progress Against Heroin Epidemic

Heroin Response | 29 October 2012

or the past year, St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch and community organizations have held nearly two dozen town hall meetings to raise awareness of the heroin epidemic. Deaths from heroin overdoses continue to decline, but officials say they are seeing an uptick in some age groups. Continue Reading

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