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St. Louis Zoo welcomes eight new cheetah cubs

For the first time in its history, eight baby cheetahs were born late last year at the St. Louis Zoo. Born at the St. Louis Zoo River’s Edge Cheetah Breeding Center on Nov. 26, 2017 the cubs, three males and five females, are doing well and will remain in their private, indoor maternity den behind the scenes at River’s Edge for the next several months. The St. Louis Zoo said it will be several months […]

SSM Healthcare notifying patients about possible data breach

SSM Healthcare is informing patients of a possible privacy breach that involved a former employee. SSM said that a former employee at one of their customer service call centers inappropriately accessed medical records from patients between Feb. 13 and Oct. 20 of 2017. The health system said the former employee mainly focused on specific medical records of some patients that were dealing with a controlled substance abuse prescription and also primary care physician within the St. Louis […]

WalletHub ranks St. Louis high on list of neediest cities

The City of St. Louis is one of the neediest cities in the country according to a study conducted by WalletHub. The study showed that St. Louis ranked ninth in the country when compared to 182 U.S. cities across 25 key metrics to determine where Americans are most economically disadvantaged. The data set provided ranges from child poverty rate to food-shortage and uninsured rates. WalletHub Analyst, Jill Gonzalez, said cities who scored poorly could implement […]