Health Capsules: Knee replacements on the rise

Knee replacements on the rise The number of total knee replacement surgeries performed in the U.S. more than tripled from 1993-2009, and excess weight appears to have fueled the demand. Observing that hip replacements doubled during the same period in which knee replacement surgeries tripled, researchers set out to find an explanation for the discrepancy. Their study, published in the ...

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Mature Focus: News and Notes

‘Best Nursing Home’ U.S. News & World Report has named St. Luke’s Surrey Place a “Best Nursing Home.” The skilled nursing facility earned the highest possible rating of five stars in the publication’s ratings, which highlight the best of the nation’s nearly 16,000 nursing homes. St. Luke’s Surrey Place, located at 14701 Olive Blvd. in Chesterfield, features private and semi-private ...

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Business: Celebrating 20 years of serving cyclists

PEOPLE Several new real estate agents have joined Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Alliance Real Estate at its Town & Country office, including (clockwise from left) Dawn Munaco, Kelly Shaw, Gary Tegler, and Bryan Vancil. • • • Balaban’s Tapas and Wine Bar has promoted Hollie Hollensbe, a local graduate of Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts, to event manager. Hollensbe ...

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Eureka High’s Hannah Long earns four titles at state track meet

Hannah Long doing well on the track is not surprising, but the Eureka standout recently outdid herself in the Class 4 state track and field meet. In the annual meet at Dwight T. Reed Stadium in Jefferson City, Long competed in four events for the first time and won them all. “I am very proud of my accomplishments at state ...

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Dolan ready to tee it up in defense of state Women’s Amateur Championship

It’s a busy time for Catherine Dolan, who has a big golf to-do list. First, she begins the defense of her Missouri Women’s Golf Association Amateur Championship this week at the Golf Club of Creekmoor in Raymore. Next week, Dolan will play in the USGA’s Women’s Amateur Public Links at the Home Course in DuPont, Wash. The tournament begins Monday ...

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Sports Briefs: Local triathletes earn right to compete on world stage

Local triathletes earn right to compete on world stage Three area athletes have qualified to represent the United States in the world triathlon championships. The athletes recently participated in the USA Triathlon Long Course National Championships in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Chris Beuer, of Chesterfield; Jen Hankins, of St. Louis; and Matthew Zupan, of Wildwood, each earned spots on Team USA ...

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Bulletin Board: Emma O’Brien Scholarship awarded

Emma O’Brien Scholarship awarded Valley Park High graduate and future Maryville Saint Daria Cwiklowski was presented with a college scholarship, courtesy of Meramec Valley Bank. At a ceremony held at Valley Park High, Senior Vice President/Lending Officer Jim Jones awarded the Emma O’Brien Scholarship to Cwiklowski. In doing so, he noted that “the Emma O’Brien Scholarship is named in honor ...

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Parkway approves acceptance of Normandy transfer students

Parkway’s Board of Education, at a special meeting on June 27, approved allowing transfer students from the Normandy School District who attended its schools in the 2013-14 school year to return to Parkway for the 2014-15 school year. The board vote was 5 to 0 with Tom Appelbaum and Kim Appelbaum absent. Superintendent Keith Marty said that about 40 students ...

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