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GWR YMCA

Everywhere you look, there seems to be nutrition advice, research, facts, and opinions. Whether you’re seeking to better understand carbohydrates, fats, or both…Which are good for you? Which are bad for you? Which will best serve your wellness...

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,...

GWR YMCA

Am I working out too much?  Too little?  What should I being doing more/less of to get the results I want?  I don’t want to push too hard, but I also don’t want to go too easy on myself and not progress.

Siteman Cancer Center

It comes as no surprise that healthcare is expensive. Anyone who has been to a doctor may recall being charged a co-pay, receiving bills for lab work or paying for appointments not covered by insurance. And all of this likely is on top of paying...

GWR YMCA

Walking is one of the easiest and lowest impact forms of exercise, and can truly can be performed anywhere. Walking is free and requires no equipment. This form of exercise can be done individually, with a partner, or even a group! Learn five...

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...

SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital

When you play a sport, you make sure you have the equipment you need, like a glove for baseball, shin guards for soccer, and a helmet for football.  Good nutrition is needed to help your game from the inside out.  Athletes need to choose healthy...

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,...

American Diabetes Association

This was pregnancy number 2 for me. I currently have a healthy perfect, most days, 3 year old. I assumed as not having gestational diabetes for my first pregnancy, I would not this pregnancy either. I mean, I am constantly chasing after a toddler...

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