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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...

Siteman Cancer Center

Working our way through life and dealing with life’s stressors requires an assorted toolbox of coping strategies. In times of great stress, people may find it necessary to add to their toolbox. People with cancer often experience distress...

GWR YMCA

Raise your hand if you'd like a FREE massage at home! Foam rolling is like having a personal massage therapist -- free of charge! It's all about breaking up the lactic acid that builds (and sits) between your muscles after a strenuous workout. All...

GWR YMCA

So many of us feel stressed, fatigued, rushed and short on quality time. There are consequences for living in an overstimulated society. Sensory overload can negatively affect our physical and mental well-being. It’s vital to practice methods to...

Siteman Cancer Center

Before we know it, spring break will be here, and not long after, summer. With the sun beginning to shine in full force, don’t forget to stay sun safe this spring and summer. Unfortunately, the sun can damage your skin in as little as 15 minutes...

GWR YMCA

We all know how the next day feels when we don’t sleep well. Missing out on the recommended 7-9 hours of sleep nightly does more than just make you grouchy, it can affect your physical and mental health. During sleep, your body heals itself and...

Siteman Cancer Center

“It runs in my family.” Many people have said or thought this at some point in time. In some cases, “it” might be a trait such as blue eyes or curly hair. In other cases, it might be high cholesterol or blood pressure or another health issue. Both...

GWR YMCA

February is American Heart Month! Our heart is responsible for just about everything that gives our body life, so needless to say – it’s a precious organ we need to care for on a daily basis! Here are 10 ways that you and your family can stay...

SSM Health Sports Medicine

Hip PainA guide to signs, symptoms, treatment, and prevention in adults. Hip pain can be caused by a number of different reasons from traumatic injuries, overuse, and underlying conditions like arthritis.

GWR YMCA

Heart rate monitors. A term we’re hearing more and more popular in the world of fitness. Yes, heart rate monitoring has always been there, but now it’s becoming a standard feature on all fitness devices, so it’s easily trackable on a daily basis...

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