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“A lifeguard is like a storm shelter- you may never need it, but if you do, it can be a lifesaver.”

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Fun fact about me: I used to resent the idea of exercise.  

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Raise your hand if you'd like a FREE massage at home! Foam rolling is like having a personal massage therapist -- free of charge! It's all about breaking up the lactic acid that builds (and sits) between your muscles after a strenuous workout. All...

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If you are considering summer camp for your child, you may be wondering if it is the right fit for your child's personality. Perhaps your child has never spent much time away from you besides going to school, or maybe your child has special...

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As a director of an overnight summer camp, parents frequently ask me how kids benefit from attending such a camp. I’ve seen so many kids learn, grow and thrive to become the best kids you can imagine after attending camp, and I know camp helps...

Siteman Cancer Center

Over time, hospitals, health clinics and healthcare professionals have come to understand how culture can affect health and health behaviors. Whether it is our definition of health, what we believe causes a disease or how we think illness should...

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...

SSM Health Sports Medicine

As the weather begins to get warmer in St. Louis, more and more golfers are getting out to enjoy the sunshine.  Each year, 15%-20% of golfers are injured.  These injuries are typically due to overuse, but they can also be traumatic injuries that...

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These days, we have cameras in our hands nearly all the time. Taking great photos has become a national obsession. If these photos are of the people that matter most to you and they look like they came straight out of a sports magazine, even...

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So many of us feel stressed, fatigued, rushed and short on quality time. There are consequences for living in an overstimulated society. Sensory overload can negatively affect our physical and mental well-being. It’s vital to practice methods to...

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