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Between smart phones, internet ready televisions, laptops, portable gaming systems, and electronic toys, technology influences have infiltrated nearly every aspect of our lives. Access to technology has increased dramatically over the past decade.

GWR YMCA

You went through all the reasons you need to exercise (more energy, lose a few pounds, keep up with the kids, etc.) and have finally decided you are going to start exercising.  So, you put on your new gym shirt and shoes and suddenly it hits you: ...

GWR YMCA

Summer camp conjures up different images for different people. For some, it is the classic idea of roasting marshmallows over the fire, swimming in the lake and making summer friends. For others, it is memories of learning a new skill or how to...

Siteman Cancer Center

Like it or not, school is right around the corner for boys and girls, teenagers and young adults. In addition to buying school supplies and new clothes, don’t forget to make sure your child is up to date on vaccinations. July and August are great...

Siteman Cancer Center

In June, we typically think about the men we love in our lives, for Father’s Day. Husbands, brothers, fathers may all be significant people in your life. So think about the last time you asked each about his health. Is he eating a healthy diet? Is...

GWR YMCA

As your child looks forward to getting out on the ball field this summer, you may be wondering how you can help them prepare. Here are some of our favorite at-home sports drills that can be done with minimal equipment. Practice and repetition will...

SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital

Exercise and sports are a part of a balanced, healthy lifestyle for many girls. Research shows that people who play sports and exercise are healthier, get better grades, are less likely to experience depression and engage in risky behavior than...

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...

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