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In Ferguson, a Picture of Health Disparities | US News

“’In some of our communities where there is a high level of stress we know our population is going to be sicker,’ says Robert Fruend, chief executive of the St. Louis Regional Health Commission. ‘Until we address that, we are never going to close the disparities.’” To read this article highlighting our initiative, Alive and Well STL, click here.

Cardinals Care & Alive and Well STL Partner to Improve Health

ST. LOUIS, Mo., May 11, 2016 – Alive and Well STL, an initiative of the St. Louis Regional Health Commission, is joining Redbird Rookies, sponsored by Cardinals Care, as a community partner for the 2016 summer season. Redbird Rookies sponsors more than 20 leagues, serving nearly 4,500 youth baseball players in the St. Louis area and parts of rural Missouri and Illinois. This partnership will further advance the work of Cardinals Care in the communities it serves by providing support to the leagues, coaches and families.

Click here for the full announcement.

The Trauma of Breast Cancer

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Pick up a copy this week’s St. Louis American to read RHC Commissioner and Acting Director of the St. Louis City Department of Health Melba Moore’s article The Trauma of Breast Cancer (Page D1). Stay tuned for new articles each month as we work to build a resilient community.