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Barnes-Jewish celebrates with 188 new doctors on Match Day

Barnes-Jewish celebrates with 188 new doctors on Match Day

As medical students approach graduation, the day on everyone’s minds is Match Day – the day the results of the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) are announced. This is the day the graduating students learn where they will continue their medical training as resident physicians for the next three to seven years.
The process leading

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Behind the Scenes of Our Ad Campaign

Behind the Scenes of Our Ad Campaign

What the hospital really is, is a collection of people—staff and the patients they care for—all of whom have amazing stories to tell.
There’s a good reason nearly every broadcast season since the dawn of the television age has had in its lineup at least one, if not several, hospital dramas or comedies. Marcus Welby,

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Ways to live peacefully

Ways to live peacefully

Laxmi Regmi is a lead Nepali/Hindi interpreter. With a non-stop workload, he understands the importance of staying at the top of his game to ensure he can continue to take excellent care of his patients and their families. His tips for avoiding stress are simple, yet effective and can be incorporated into any daily lifestyle.

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5 tips to kick smoking

5 tips to kick smoking

There are lots of tips and tricks to help people stop smoking but, as a former smoker and instructor of the smoking cessation classes at the Barnard Health & Cancer Information Center, Kathy Jones, believes these are crucial.
Write down why you want to quit (the benefits of quitting): live longer, feel better, for your

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Myths about flu shots

Myths about flu shots

During flu season, one of the best defenses anyone can have is to get vaccinated. Here are some reasons why you should get a flu shot.
Myth 1: The seasonal flu shot cannot give you the flu.
The seasonal flu shot does not contain live influenza virus, so it cannot give you the flu. The

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Guide to better sleep

Guide to better sleep

Restful sleep is crucial to your everyday health. Many people struggle to fall asleep or stay asleep – or don’t feel refreshed in the morning. Keeping routine sleep patterns and bedtime habits- can help you sleep more soundly, and keep your energy levels high during the day.
Tips for better sleep

Adjust your habits

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Home remedies that really work

Home remedies that really work

Between old wives’ tales and the latest fads, it’s hard to determine home remedies that actually help alleviate symptoms and those that are just hype. Justin Yang, MD, orthopedic surgery chief resident, shares three of his favorites.
What’s wrong? Sore throat
What’s in the cupboard? Salt
Why does it help? Chances are everyone’s tried gargling

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How to stop the cravings

How to stop the cravings

Nolita Walker is a service representative in the Specialty Care Clinic, who was nominated for the 2013 Health Hall of Fame. She has lost 40 pounds since December 2012 by controlling her cravings and now encourages her coworkers, family and friends to join her. Walker’s tips on how to control unhealthy food cravings has helped

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How to boost your brain power

How to boost your brain power

Eric Arias, MD, is a neurological surgery resident. When it comes to boosting brain power, Dr. Arias says there’s no magic pill that will make us smarter. To keep our bodies in peak performance, we need to continue learning to create new connections between neurons or nerve cells in our brains. Keeping that constant stimulation

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Prepare for your first 5k run

Prepare for your first 5k run

Antonio Ward never imagined he would be running for fun. He used to run away from running. Now he uses running as a part of his training, for stress relief and as a fun activity.  Ward found great motivation to run by setting his sights on competing in a local 5k event. With the help

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