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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...

GWR YMCA

You may have heard of all the hype around indoor cycling... and it's all true! It's fun and a calorie blaster. But to a some, it's also a little scary. I've put together a list of tips to make your first class a wonderful experience.  Let's begin...

GWR YMCA

It is a little-known fact that the Gateway Region YMCA is in the midst of a love affair...with books!  Our annual Book Fair, from August 17-21 at Queeny Park is among the biggest book resales in the entire Midwest.

SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital

Summer break is almost over and school is about ready to start.

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...

SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital

Children who play sports in hot weather can be at risk for heat illnesses. There are several types of heat illnesses that range in severity, from heat cramps and heat exhaustion to heat stroke. The good news is heat-related illnesses can be...

GWR YMCA

Whether your exercise of choice is running, playing sports, swimming, taking a group fitness class, or strength training…. there are two components every fitness routine should include: warm-ups and cool-downs.   They are key components of your...

GWR YMCA

On June 6 the YMCA marks more than 170 years as more than a place, it is a nonprofit organization that offers programs and services designed to foster youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Here are five past notable events...

GWR YMCA

Age really is just a number. You might be 55, but look 40 and feel 35. Or, you might be 50, but look and feel 65. It all has to do with how well you care for your body and what you do to stay active.

GWR YMCA

We all know the drill — diet and exercise are essential to healthy living. But the person who said that probably didn't have all the obstacles that fill up the schedule of a busy mom on the go. Whether you work or stay at home, there never seems...

Siteman Cancer Center

June is nationally recognized as Men’s Health Month. This gives us the opportunity to focus on the men and boys in our lives, and to think about their health. On average, men die six years younger than women. Men are also 25 percent less likely to...

GWR YMCA

A lot has been said about bad sports parents. So what makes a good sports parent, one who helps their child by giving them the best overall sports experience? Here are some tips from the Y:

GWR YMCA

There are numerous benefits to taking your meditation practice outside and Spring is the perfect time to give it a try! Outdoor meditation can really wake up your senses to fully experience your surroundings. When you sit on the ground during your...

GWR YMCA

Summertime is the perfect season for family outings. While eating out and going to the movies are fun, those trips can quickly start to get expensive. Luckily, there are plenty of things to do in St. Louis with the kids that don’t cost anything at...

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