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posted 09/28/2009

I write about health issues for the St. Louis Beacon. My challenge is to convince diverse groups to engage in constructive dialogue about tackling health care access, disparities and costs.I'm sure we all are wrestling with variations of this challenge. The biggest problem, as I see it, is that t

Robert Joiner's Blog

I write about health issues for the St. Louis Beacon. My challenge is to convince diverse groups... more »
posted 09/28/09

Robert Joiner's Work

The Michael Brown case has come to symbolize popular disillusionment with finding justice, but it's also about quality-of-life issues and resources for poor residents in places like Ferguson, a majority black suburban city where poverty is prevalent.

Meet Bill, and learn how a typical St. Louisan's life and health depend on -- and affect -- his neighborhood and the overall welfare of the region.

Project: Worlds Apart

Robert Joiner examines health-care disparities that persist in the St. Louis area, despite the fact that the region is blessed with some of the finest medical facilities in the world.