Notable News for the Week: July 13th, 2018

Notable News for the Week: July 13th, 2018 A Healthful Diet May Help Prevent Asthma Symptoms A diet rich in fruits, vegetables and whole grains may be associated with better asthma outcomes according to a recent study. How Long Does it Take to Recover From Heart Bypass Surgery? A look at what to expect from pre-surgery to post-surgery. An Orange a Day Keeps Macular Degeneration Away: 15-Year Study A new study has show that people who regularly eat oranges are less likely to develop macular degeneration. Gene Required for Addictive Behavior Scientists have discovered a gene called Maged1 that plays a crucial role in the pathological changes associated with addictive behaviors. How to Boost Serotonin and Improve Mood Salmon, eggs, spinach and seeds are among the foods that can help boost serotonin naturally.  ...

J. Thaddeus Eckenrode Named Top Medical Malpractice Defendants Attorney for 2018

Tad Eckenrode, an attorney who has handled a number of cases on behalf of MoDocs’ insureds, has been named the top Medical Malpractice Law attorney for defendants by Best Lawyers for 2018. We are always pleased by Tad’s unwavering dedication to the defense of our doctors, and this is a well-deserved honor! Congratulations Tad! More information on the awards granted by Best Lawyers for St. Louis attorneys can be found...

MoDocs’ General Counsel Wins Prairie Spirit 100 Mile Ultra Race

Paul Schoenlaub, MoDocs’ General Counsel, is an ultra runner; he regularly visits Colorado and Arkansas to run 50-100 mile races, also known as Ultra races. Paul also helps manage an Ultra race right here in Missouri called the Ozark Trail 100. On April 2nd, 2016, Paul ran in the Prairie Spirit 100 mile Ultra race in Ottawa, Kansas. He finished first overall, with a total time of 18 hours, 16 minutes, and 33 seconds. His average time per mile was 10 minutes, 58 seconds. This was Paul’s first career first-place-overall finish in an Ultra race. You can see the complete list of results here. Congratulations on your win,...
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