Ask the BJC Expert

Ask the BJC Expert

Make Primary Care a Priority

Thursday, April 04, 2019
If you’re feeling well, you might think a visit to the doctor...

Is It a Cold or the Flu?

Tuesday, March 05, 2019
It can be hard to discern a common cold from the flu. A cold can be caused...

Your Resource for Stroke Support

Wednesday, February 06, 2019
Strokes are often life-changing, and even life-threatening, events. As your...

Flu Shot Fact or Myth?

Friday, November 16, 2018

Spend Less Time In The Waiting Room

Wednesday, July 25, 2018
The wait time at an emergency room (ER) is an inconvenience for many...

Preventing and Treating Cataracts

Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Cataracts affect millions of Americans a year. By the age of 65, over 90...
Safety Stop is an education center that teaches parents and caregivers...

What to Expect in an Emergency Room Visit

Joe Kohout, MD
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
The emergency room of a hospital is busy with patients coming in with an...

Recent Interviews

Opioid Use Disorder in Pregnancy

Of the roughly 84,000 pregnancies in the state of Missouri, about 8,400 (or 10%) are mothers who struggle with an alcohol or drug problem. One serious issue is opioid use disorder, also known as substance use disorder or opioid addiction, which is the use or abuse of heroin, fentanyl and prescription opioids. 

Make Primary Care a Priority

If you’re feeling well, you might think a visit to the doctor isn’t needed. However, having a primary care provider who is focused on your overall health and well-being is important to ensure you stay well, now and in the future. 

Is It a Cold or the Flu?

It can be hard to discern a common cold from the flu. A cold can be caused by more than 200 different viruses while the flu is often caused by the influenza A and B viruses. Here’s how to tell the difference between these two viral illnesses and what you can do to get back to feeling well. 

Your Resource for Stroke Support

Strokes are often life-changing, and even life-threatening, events. As your trusted health care resource, we help you to not only understand or identify strokes, but offer support following a stroke to restore quality of life.

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