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If you’re a new swim lesson parent, you may be wondering what swim stage is most appropriate for your child. That’s where the Y steps in. Did you know? The Y offers FREE Swim Evaluations to ensure children & adults know the appropriate water...

Siteman Cancer Center

“Health disparities” refers to unequal health outcomes that exist between people of different class and racial backgrounds.

GWR YMCA

There are many reasons to incorporate regular exercise in your day. Some people want to lose a few pounds. Others want to increase their energy levels so they can keep up with their kids or be more productive at work. Still others are looking to...

Anonymous

Taekwondo has been a major part of my life for the past 28 years. It has grown from a curiosity to a way of life. I am proud to be a part of the Taekwondo community. I feel good about my abilities, my achievements and my impact on many others. I...

Siteman Cancer Center

Though we often don’t hear much about it, colon cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States. This is surprising, given that 75 percent of colon cancer cases can be avoided with regular screening and other healthy behaviors.That’s...

Anonymous

Deciding to send your child to summer camp is a big deal. “Will they have fun?”“Is it safe?” “What if they are homesick?” For many parents, summer camp is the longest their child has ever been away from home, making it natural to worry. To help...

GWR YMCA

Got a sweet tooth that is hard to control?  Does your morning pastry give you a pick me up just to have you craving another sweet treat an hour later?  Feel like you have to reach for a soda or candy bar to get past the afternoon slump? 

Siteman Cancer Center

Annual screenings recommended for women ages 40 and up who are at average risk.The Siteman Cancer Center mammography van is scheduling breast cancer screenings at area YMCAs on:

GWR YMCA

Ask most parents what their dreams are for their family, and among the top responses you'll likely hear:1.     A long and healthy life2.     Happiness3.     A sense of belongingAsk those same parents what the top “life lessons” they wish to teach...

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Did you know active participation in an organized sport can have several positive physical and developmental benefits for children? Not only can it promote a lifelong love of physical activity, but it teaches children teamwork, cooperation and the...

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As January rolls around each year, we begin to create grand plans for ourselves for the new year. We set goals of dieting, physical activity, and weight loss. We then go to extreme measures to achieve those goals. For example, going from eating...

Siteman Cancer Center

So you’ve tweaked your daily habits in the past month to meet your resolutions to be healthier in the New Year—you’re exercising more, eating five or more servings of vegetables a day, going to sleep earlier. Great! Not only are you changing your...

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At some point in your fitness journey, you are going to hit a wall of plateau. Sometimes there are 5-10 pounds we just can’t seem to lose. Luckily, there are a couple of solutions to push through this wall.

SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital

 SSM Health Cardinal Glennon SportsCare recommends for all parents and coaches to make watching the weather and planning accordingly for all outdoor activities important.  Changes in weather require monitoring the health and safety of young...

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