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SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital

“Shin splints” or medial tibial stress syndrome is a common exercise-related problem in many athletes including runners, dancers, and military recruits.  Shin splints refer to pain along the inner edge of the shinbone (tibia).

Rebecca Pate

Reading, you either love it or hate it. Some of us will take any and every opportunity to snag a few minutes of reading time; at the doctor’s office, during an oil change, those precious few minutes we get at lunchtime. Other people haven’t...


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,...

Alzheimer's Association - St. Louis Chapter

New Research Sheds Light on the Connection Between Lifestyle Factors and Alzheimer’s DiseaseNew studies presented at the annual Alzheimer’s Association International Conference this summer contain significant findings on two primary areas of study...

Anne Schneider

School is back in session and the soccer field is calling!  Here are some of our favorite-at home drills to get your child ready for fall soccer. 


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.

Andrew Keener

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 18-22 at Queeny Park is among the biggest book resales in the entire Midwest.  

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...


Summertime is the perfect season for family outings. While eating out and going to the movies are fun, those trips can quickly start to get expensive. Luckily, there are plenty of things to do in St. Louis with the kids that don’t cost anything at...