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Fred Bodimer
April 24, 2020 - 1:32 pm
The number of emergency room visits at Barnes-Jewish Hospital is nearly half of what it was before the coronavirus pandemic.
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Megan Lynch
December 12, 2019 - 3:39 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — This week, KMOX News is examining the condition of urgent care medicine. Including, right down to where it hurts: your wallet. In our next two reports, Megan Lynch looks at how that may be impacting patient decisions. © 2019 KMOX (Entercom). All rights reserved.
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Megan Lynch
December 10, 2019 - 8:05 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — As you heard on KMOX News Monday, urgent care centers have free reign. It's up to the operators to decide what services, hours, staffing and diagnostic tests they offer. Related: Condition of Urgent Care series part 1 We continue our investigation into the Condition of Urgent...
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August 14, 2019 - 1:43 pm
(KMOX) — Avocados send nearly 9,000 Americans to the emergency room every year, according to a recent article by INSIDER . After reviewing injuries reported to the US Consumer Product Safety Commission's (CPSC) national injury database , INSIDER found 152 mentions of avocados in 2018, and 117...
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August 28, 2018 - 9:22 am
The excessive heat warning in the St. Louis area remains in effect until 7pm tonight, and local emergency rooms are starting to see some heat-related cases coming in.
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July 06, 2018 - 7:00 am
Emergency room docs were busy on the Fourth of July with 20 fireworks injuries across SSM Health's eight hospitals
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Carol Daniel
February 07, 2018 - 7:57 am
"People can say I’m tough, I can take it -- there's a breaking point for everybody." Like that day in 1980 when a teenager carried a 4-year-old boy into her emergency room. The teen survived, but the 4-year-old did not.
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