News Dedicated to a Healthy Workplace December 2012
Prevention Is Good Business
The facts are sobering. Missouri has an uninsured population of approximately 877,000 (about 15 percent of the state's population). More than 30 percent of Missourians are now obese, and the diabetes rate is nearing 10 percent. And while decreasing, about 21 percent of the state's residents still smoke. Health care costs are on the rise, creating challenging road blocks for businesses, individuals and providers.  Read More >
Also In This Issue
Miener Earns Certification
Congratulations to Karen Miener, RN, CCM, COHN-S, who has earned certification as an occupational health nurse specialist.
BarnesCare's Holiday Hours of Operation
All BarnesCare clinic locations will be closed Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 25 in observance of the Christmas holiday. Regular clinic hours of operation will resume Wednesday, December 26.

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