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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...

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...

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...

SSM Health Sports Medicine

As the weather begins to get warmer in St. Louis, more and more golfers are getting out to enjoy the sunshine.  Each year, 15%-20% of golfers are injured.  These injuries are typically due to overuse, but they can also be traumatic injuries that...

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...

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