RareGem Productions' Alive and Well show featured in St. Louis Magazine
The article points out how St. Louis residents who have health insurance are some of the healthiest in the country, but for the majority of those who fall into the coverage gap and are uninsured, it's a different story. Many can expect to develop hypertension, diabetes or other chronic disease. But it's not just poor nutrition or lack of exercise contributing to unhealthy St. Louisians. After reviewing 40 Alive and Well STL episodes, The Saint Louis Regional Health Commission has discovered that toxic stress is the root cause for the most common chronic problems. Read the full article at stlmag.com.
"How Toxic Stress is Making St. Louis Sick"
By Jeannette Cooperman