Monthly Archives: August 2013

Enroll Missouri

Beginning Jan. 1, 2014, Missouri will participate in a health insurance exchange run by the federal government. What does this mean for individuals, families and small businesses in Missouri? Basically, it means there is a new way for you to … Continue reading

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Navigators

How would you like to have the title of “Navigator”.  Sounds like an appropriate title for someone charting a course for a submarine or a friend riding shotgun on a road trip.  Instead “Navigators”are people trained to help consumers buy health … Continue reading

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Wanted: Young, healthy people

A key aspect of the Affordable Care Act are the health insurance exchanges popping up across the country.  The exchanges are supposed to be a way for the uninsured to obtain coverage.  The law provides subsidies for people earning up to 400 … Continue reading

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Letters to my sons

If you’ve read the blog this week you know there’s been a theme – handwriting.  I’m not sure why – but that’s where it went this week.  Next week we’ll get back to pressing health care issues, or not… My second son … Continue reading

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More “typed” thoughts about handwriting

After turning my last blog from training surgeons with Wii games to a concern about my lack of ability to use a pen I decided to do a little homework.  The definition of writing is evolving – for good or … Continue reading

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I told my Mom video games weren’t a waste of time

A study out of Sapienza University of Rome found that video games may help develop surgical skills. Doctors tested 42 first and second year surgical residents on laparoscopic abilities, such as hand eye coordination and camera manipulation, before and after … Continue reading

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Prepare the cabin for landing

The new runway at the Clinton airport is complete and open for business.  The runway is a little over a mile long and will accommodate small jets.  I’m a member of the City of Clinton’s Airport Board and I’ve been involved … Continue reading

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