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Siteman Cancer Center

Summer is right around the corner, and you may be eager to get out and soak up the sun after a long winter. The warm rays can feel great and deliver some natural vitamin D, but without proper protection, they can also do lasting damage to your...

GWR YMCA

Don't focus on dieting this time of year. Think about healthier eating instead. Dieting lasts for a short while, and New Year's diets often don't last beyond Valentine's Day. Making changes to your eating habits for life helps you get healthier...

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

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...

SSM Health Sports Medicine

It’s almost flu season in St. Louis, and with a record number of 80,000 Americans dying from the influenza virus last year, it’s important to get your flu shot, recognize the signs and symptoms of the flu, and know what to do if you or a family...

Siteman Cancer Center

Around half of all breast cancer cases could be avoided by lifestyle changes many women can make. With such great odds – and October being “Breast Cancer Awareness Month” – why not start today and work towards reducing your risk?Below are some...

Siteman Cancer Center

Going to the doctor or health center can feel overwhelming, especially if you have a new health problem or illness. Sometimes, it can feel like doctors and nurses are in a rush because of a busy schedule. Other times, even when they take the time...

Siteman Cancer Center

We don’t often talk about colon cancer – or colons, for that matter. There are so many other things to talk about with friends and family. And, to be honest, other topics are more appealing or easier to chat about. Plus, talking about cancer can...

Siteman Cancer Center

The serious illness of a parent or guardian causes many disruptions in families with young children. When parents become ill, they have needs dictated by their bodies and their medical care, and they may face challenges in accomplishing many tasks...

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