A meeting was held quite far from earth! It’s time again for another birth, Said the angels to the Lord above, This Special Child will need much love. So begins the poem, Heaven’s Very Special Child, by Edna Massimilla. My entire life has revolved in one way or another, around individuals with special needs. My […]
The Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City (HCF) has announced 15 new participants in its Healthy Communities Leadership Academy.
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Between 2006 and 2015, Missouri saw a 138 percent increase in hospitalizations and emergency department visits due to opioid misuse or abuse.
With stakeholders concerned about rising costs and access to health care, a new study finds that roughly one-quarter of adults (ages 19 to 64) in both Kansas and Missouri, and one-third of children in both states, live in households carrying medical debt. Those percentages represent almost half a million people in Kansas and more than a million in Missouri.