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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...

SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital

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

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...

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...

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