Archive for May 2017

Joining together in St. Louis County

Joining together Merger between Vinita Park and Vinita Terrace first in recent history By Nicholas Elmes On May 10 the staggering number of municipalities in St. Louis County got a little bit smaller when the city of Vinita Park and the village of Vinita Terrace officially merged, marking the first municipal merger in the county…

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Building hope for MS patients

Building hope for MS patients Local nonprofit works with those with multiple sclerosis to live more complete, healthier lives By Brett Auten Multiple sclerosis (also known as MS) is the most common autoimmune disorder affecting the central nervous system. In 2015, about 2.3 million people were affected globally. It is an unpredictable, often disabling disease…

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Importance of colon cancer screening

The importance of colon cancer screening Colon cancer is the fourth most common cancer in both men and women, and the second leading cause of death by cancer in the United States. Screenings, such as colonoscopies, play a vital role in cancer prevention and early detection. By knowing more about colon cancer screening, you can…

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