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Mature Focus: Jan. 10

Protecting Missouri seniors State Rep. Dean Plocher [R-Dist. 89], whose congressional district includes much of the West County area, recently offered a list of resources to help inform and protect Missouri seniors. “As a State Representative, I have many responsibilities, one of which is passing laws that help protect Missouri and the well-being of my constituents,” Plocher said. “During the ...

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Health Capsules: Jan. 10

Are you living with a silent killer? You can’t see it or smell it, but it’s the second leading cause of lung cancer in America, and the top cause of lung cancer among non-smokers. And it could be silently leaking into your home. Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas which comes from the breakdown of uranium. Radon in the ...

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Spread joy, not germs in holiday cooking

Holiday foods can create lasting memories … and not the good kind, if foodborne illnesses caused by improper preparation, temperature or storage make your family or guests sick. But take heart, a few tips from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention can help keep germs in check.

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