Tag: Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Healthy Weight Week: 7 tips to help you succeed

Healthy Weight Week: 7 tips to help you succeed

Now that the holiday season has ended, it’s time to honor those New Year’s resolutions. “Losing weight” is one of the most popular on the list; for evidence, all you have to do is visit a crowded gym in early January.
Though exercise is an important part of a weight-loss plan, even more important is

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Ensure a Safe New Year’s with a Designated Driver

Ensure a Safe New Year’s with a Designated Driver

Everyday, we work hard to make sure you and those you love are taken care of. It’s what we do, and we enjoy it. And we know that emergencies happen, but sometimes emergencies can be avoided, especially those that happen when it comes to drunk driving.
We wanted to share a few words that can be the result of

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Turning a sad story into a heart-felt donation

Turning a sad story into a heart-felt donation

Six months ago, Janet and Dustin Scheller felt the joy of having a second child. Sadly, they also felt the sorrow of losing that child just 24 hours after she was born.
In fall 2012, Janet was 23 weeks pregnant when she and Dustin learned that their unborn daughter, who they had already named

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Nurses week 2013

Nurses week 2013

Nurses Week celebrations kicked off on Monday at Barnes-Jewish Hospital with the 18th annual Nursing Awards and Recognition Ceremony. More than 75 team members were honored with awards ranging from the Rookie of the Year Award to the Nursing Teamwork Award. The awards are something Barnes-Jewish Nurses look forward to all year, but the annual

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Award-winning writer and kidney transplant recipient shares thoughts on organ donation

Award-winning writer and kidney transplant recipient shares thoughts on organ donation

April is National Donate Life Month. Each week, we’re sharing a story about organ transplantation and how the decision by one person to become a donor gives another person the gift of life.
Editor’s note: Jim McFarlin is an award-winning writer, editor, and public speaker. He’s also a member of the Washington University and Barnes-Jewish

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Barnes-Jewish surgeons and team members to star in National Geographic Channel special

Barnes-Jewish surgeons and team members to star in National Geographic Channel special

A National Geographic Channel special airing tonight – Jan. 11 – at 7 p.m. will feature a group of Barnes-Jewish team members, led by Sam Bhayani, MD, a Washington University urologic surgeon at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, where he also serves as chief medical officer.
Dr. Bhayani and his colleagues have pioneered use of the

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Siteman Cancer Center opens south St. Louis county location

Siteman Cancer Center opens south St. Louis county location

The Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine is now seeing patients at its newest outpatient location, in south St. Louis County.
Located at Interstate 55 and Butler Hill Road, Siteman Cancer Center-South County offers access to the same advanced treatments, including more than 240 clinical trials, and technology available

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History of Barnes-Jewish Hospital

History of Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Barnes-Jewish Hospital has a rich tradition of medical excellence and exceptional health care and respects the religious beliefs of each team member and patient.
In honor of the first day of Hanukkah, we’re taking a look at the history of the Jewish Hospital of St. Louis and the ways this important holiday has been celebrated

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Transplant Awareness Day at the Rams Game

Transplant Awareness Day at the Rams Game

 
On Sunday, December 2, the Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Transplant Center are partnering with the St. Louis Rams for Transplant Awareness Day at the Rams game. We are proud to acknowledge our recipients, their physicians and our staff who help make the Transplant Center a national leader in transplantation.
One hundred transplant recipients and

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Update: Celebrating a two-year transplant anniversary

Update: Celebrating a two-year transplant anniversary

UPDATE: AUGUST 12, 2016 – Almost six years ago, Patrick Tretter received a combined kidney/pancreas transplant at the Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Transplant Center. Watch an update on his progress today and read more about his road to transplantation below:

NOVEMBER 20, 2012 – On the weekends, chances are you’ll find Patrick Tretter on his bicycle, putting

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