Tuesday, February 5, 2013
The team announced Tuesday that the veteran pitcher is still dealing with effects of previous injury that sidelined him for most of 2012. Mercy doctors will likely be involved in evaluating what happens next.
Sad news out of the St. Louis Cardinals front office today — the Mercy partnership with the St. Louis Cardinals as the team's official medical provider will get a high-profile start. The team announced Tuesday that Chris Carpenter, sidelined for most of the 2012 with thoracic outlet syndrome, will likely not pitch in 2013 after having trouble with offseason workouts. In a news conference broadcast on local media outlets, Cardinals VP and General Manager John Mozeliak announced that Carpenter would "utlize the Mercy network" among others in finding a way forward, after the player notified the team Friday that he was unable to throw at a high velocity after otherwise having had "a normal offseason," according to Mozeliak. Mozeliak said there…
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Two drivers in the crash heading southbound on Interstate 270 north of Creve Coeur were taken to Mercy Hospital St. Louis with minor injuries.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol has released information related to a multi-car crash that tied up southbound traffic on Interstate 270 just north of Creve Coeur Tuesday. What was initially reported as an 8-car crash was apparently a 4-car crash in the eyes of the Highway Patrol. According to authorities, at 7:53 a.m., Michael Allen, 15, of Fenton, was driving southbound in a Toyota Camry and struck the rear of a KIA Optimdriven by Tinika Chaney-Daniels, 38, of St. Louis. Stacey Scathered, 45, of Crestwood, struck Allen's car from behind in a Chevy Suburban. Her vehicle was struck by a Ford Edge driven by John King, 42, of St. Louis. Scathered and King were both taken to Mercy Hospital St. Louis with what were termed "minor" injuries.
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Kingston Lee Behnen was born Wednesday at Mercy Hospital St. Louis at noon exactly.
A Creve Coeur hospital with a habit of births that would make numerologists happy have another reason to take note of what happened at Mercy Hospital St. Louis Wednesday. Kingston Lee Behnen, of Crestwood, was born at noon (12 p.m.) and weighed in at 8 lbs and 4 oz, according to a hospital statement. As of 4 p.m. Wednesday, 18 babies have been born on 12/12/2012 at the hospital, including Jami Patterson's son Grant, born at 12:12 p.m. on December 12, 2012, according to a hospital spokeswoman. He weighed in at 6 lbs 8 oz. The family lives in St. Peters.
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
A steroid manufacturer in Massachusetts is now under investigation by the Food and Drug Administration.
At least fifteen states, from Texas to Idaho now report cases of fugal meningitis, believed to be connected to steroid shots to treat back pain, the Associated Press reports. There are no cases tied to the state of Missouri. The shots, manufactured by New England Compounding Center in Massacusetts, have been the subject of a voluntary recall, according to the Centers For Disease Control, along with any other products compounded or distributed by the company's facility in Framingham, Mass. As of Tuesday, there have been more than 230 injuries and 15 deaths reported natonwide. Tuesday afternoon, Barnes-Jewish Hospital and the Washington University School of Medicine announced that neither agency has purchased any product from NECC. A Mercy …
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Nearly 100 people took part in a Labor Day rally in Creve Coeur to show support for increased natural childbirth methods.
Dozens of St. Louis-area women, along with their children and a few husbands joined forces with demonstrators in 110 cities around the country on Labor Day, urging those involved with child-bearing decisions to move away from artifically-induced, accelerated, or surgical births. Look at photos from the event on Facebook The St. Louis "Rally For Change" was held along New Ballas Road Monday morning near Mercy Hospital St. Louis. Hollie Silberhorn, a St. Peters mother of four children all delivered vaginally, was one of the St. Louis event's organizers. "We're just here to bring awareness to the need for evidence-based medical care and informed nursing choices." Evidence-based medicine emphasizes data over approaches which might have been …