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Siteman Cancer Center

Over and over, research studies continue to find that maintaining a healthy weight is good for us. Not only does a healthy weight reduce your risk of cancer, it also helps to reduce the risk of such chronic diseases as diabetes, heart disease,...

Siteman Cancer Center

In June, we typically think about the men we love in our lives, for Father’s Day. Husbands, brothers, fathers may all be significant people in your life. So think about the last time you asked each about his health. Is he eating a healthy diet? Is...

Siteman Cancer Center

May often is the unofficial start of summer. The days continue to be warmer and longer, children are out of school for the summer break, and weekends become filled with a range of activities. Some of these activities include being outside, such as...

Alzheimer's Association - St. Louis Chapter

Alzheimer's Caregiving is Exceptionally Demanding A new study released by the Alzheimer's Association shows that caring for someone with Alzheimer's often exacts a significant physical, mental and emotional toll on the caregiver.  According to the...

Siteman Cancer Center

Knowing Your Family Health History Could Save Your Life or a Loved One’sWe inherit many things from our parents – mannerisms, physical characteristics and, of course, genes. Because we have many genetic factors in common with our family members,...

GWR YMCA

It’s fair to say we’re all afraid of something at some point in our lives. Whether it’s bugs, heights, or water – they’re all valid because we’re all human! Water is one of the most common fears people have, specifically the fear of drowning. But...

Siteman Cancer Center

Any cancer is hard to talk about, but colon cancer may be one of most uncomfortable to discuss.  So, many of us just avoid the topic altogether.But even though colon cancer may not get as much recognition as some other types, it’s important to...