Tag Archives: Option

Post-Pandemic Solutions: A Public Option for Universal Healthcare

By ROSEMARIE DAY As the coronavirus pandemic overtook the tail end of the Democratic primary season, attention rapidly shifted from examining the nuances of the differences between the candidates’ healthcare platforms to simply demanding a response to the pandemic. Beyond addressing the immediate crisis, however, lie many questions about the weaknesses of our current healthcare… Read More »

Your only option is to stay home

This is the first time in modern history that humanity is facing a common adversary. As much as Uncle Harry might want to blame the Chinese for this misgiving, it will not change our predicament. The fact is that this time around, our enemy is stealthy, small, and everywhere. We can’t dehumanize, shoot it down,… Read More »

Rebuilding Trust in our Doctors: An Option for our Broken System

By AMITA NATHWANI, MA This week’s impeachment hearings show what a crisis of trust we live in today.  69% of Americans believe the government withholds information from the public, according to recent findings by Pew Research Center.  Just 41 % of Americans trust news organizations.  We even distrust our own health care providers: Only 34% of Americans… Read More »

CoxHealth Offers Another Option for Disposing of Prescription Medicine – KSMU Radio

If you have prescription medication that you no longer use there’s a new option for getting rid of it safely.  You can now drop it off at CoxHealth Pharmacies.  The service is available to anyone for free, and anonymously, at CoxHealth’s five pharmacies in Springfield and Branson.  The boxes look similar to mailboxes and are… Read More »