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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.

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It’s fair to say we’re all afraid of something at some point in our lives. Whether it’s bugs, heights, or water – they’re all valid because we’re all human! Water is one of the most common fears people have, specifically the fear of drowning. But...

American Heart Association

February is American Heart Month and it’s a good time to take charge of your health. To help you get started, the American Heart Association is offering up fresh approaches to get you started on the right track!

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We’re in the middle of it now. The holiday season – that wonderful and stressful five-week stretch from Thanksgiving to New Year’s where at every turn, there seems to be food. And not just everyday food, but food of such amounts and enticing types...

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Each January, approximately one in three Americans resolve to better themselves in some way by establishing a “New Year’s Resolution.” A much smaller percentage of people actually follow through on those resolutions. While about 75% of people...

GWR YMCA

You’ve heard it before, volunteering is good for you! But do you know some of the benefits volunteering has besides strengthening community?Here are 5 great reasons to volunteer: