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GWR YMCA

Drowning is the second leading cause of death for children ages 5 to 14, with children from communities of color at greatest risk.With National Water Safety Month in May and summer around the corner, it’s a great time for parents to remember the...

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,...

SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital

As it begins to warm up, people around the country – especially in St. Louis – begin to think about baseball season.  People get excited about watching baseball, playing baseball, and it all makes perfect sense – it’s America’s pastime!  At...

GWR YMCA

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 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...

GWR YMCA

During the National Education Association’s Read Across America Day, volunteers gather to help children enjoy reading. This event takes place in celebration of the treasured children’s author, Dr. Seuss, on his birthday. His rhyming style helps...

Siteman Cancer Center

Any cancer is hard to talk about, but colon cancer may be one of most uncomfortable to discuss.  So, many of us just avoid the topic altogether.But even though colon cancer may not get as much recognition as some other types, it’s important to...

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!

GWR YMCA

Can you name some of your favorite African-American children's book authors? We’ve compiled a list of a few of our favs!

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