MUNCIE, Indiana — Nearly a third of Americans are getting inadequate sleep — including police offices, health care workers and truck drivers — and it is getting worse with every passing year, says a new study from Ball State University.
DEAR DR. ROACH: I am a 61-year-old woman in fairly good health except that I have been taking prescription omeprazole once a day for heartburn for at least 10 years, if not more. I've read articles that say this isn't good to take long term, like I've been doing. When I've tried to stop by using famotidine instead, I still suffer from heartburn throughout the day. I've raised my bed and tried sleeping in an upright position. Your thoughts, please. — O.D.S.
WARRENSBURG — Western Missouri Medical Center Auxiliary was selected as the 2019 Auxiliary of the Year - Category II, which represents auxiliaries of a hospital with between 31 and 100 licensed beds by the Missouri Association of Hospital Auxiliaries.
WARRENSBURG — During November, the home health care and hospice community honors the millions of nurses, aides, therapists and social workers who make a remarkable difference for the patients and families they serve.
WARRENSBURG — Throughout history, nurses have played an enormous role in caring for patients, and every day they show up through the good days and bad days to continue to provide care.
A new report on the health insurance markets in Missouri was released Oct. 31 by the Missouri Department of Commerce and Insurance. As in past years, 2018 had a very limited number of health insurance companies selling in the state. The largest four insurers in the small and large group mark…
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