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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...

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...

GWR YMCA

We have all heard that it is important to take care of ourselves.  Too often it takes an event to bring that lesson home.  Maybe it is something minor like forgetting a birthday or life-altering like news of a medical diagnosis that provides a...

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...

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.

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