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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...

GWR YMCA

Intermittent fasting is a pattern of eating - not a diet - where you eat in a certain time window and fast for the remaining time. This pattern does not change what you eat (healthy foods encouraged), only WHEN you eat, thus not making it just...

GWR YMCA

As summer draws to an end, we will find ourselves settling back into our regular routines.  For many, “regular routines” will include returning to an exercise regime, or even beginning a routine for the first time!The gym can be an intimidating...

GWR YMCA

Are you looking for ways to kick-start your fitness goals or looking for a fun new fitness routine? When planning your routine, make sure to avoid one of the most common fitness myths we hear at the Y: Water aerobics is for seniors.

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...

GWR YMCA

You may have heard of all the hype around indoor cycling... and it's all true! It's fun and a calorie blaster. But to a some, it's also a little scary. I've put together a list of tips to make your first class a wonderful experience.  Let's begin...

GWR YMCA

It is a little-known fact that the Gateway Region YMCA is in the midst of a love affair...with books!  Our annual Book Fair, from August 17-21 at Queeny Park is among the biggest book resales in the entire Midwest.

SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital

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

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...

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