Tag: "Dr. Joe Primrose"
Dr. Joe Primrose discussed left-handedness on his weekly radio gig on the KMOX morning show today. Left-handers are often considered more artistic, but did you know that they are more apt to have ADHD? And how do people become left handed? Does it happen in utero, or is it learned? Dr. Joe has these answers [...]
What’s the connection between Rubik’s Cubes, painting, and playing a trumpet? Well, they’re all things that you can do to increase your intelligence. Dr. Joe Primrose, a Washington University physician here at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, offers sage advice every Thursday morning on KMOX, and today was no different. In fact, it may be the “smartest” topic [...]
A timely topic these days is how to help elderly family members navigate the challenges that come with age. One of those challenges is when to help them “retire” the car keys. Many elderly parents and grandparents fight against this due to the loss of independence they may feel. But sometimes it’s the safest solution [...]
If you’ve been following the local news, there have now been 32 official cases of E. coli diagnosed in and around St. Louis. E. coli is a strain of bacteria that can come from food, and it can make you very sick and in some cases cause death. Dr. Joe Primrose discusses what E. coli [...]
If you have a pet, whether it’s a dog or cat or hamster, do you ever wonder if they can get you sick? Well, you can’t catch a cold from Fido, nor can you get the flu from Friskie. However, there are many unpleasant things you can get from your pets, some of which can [...]
Our Dr. Joe Primrose talked to KMOX yesterday about why it’s important to get a flu shot every year. To listen to the podcast, go here. If you missed our free flu shot clinics last week, don’t fear – there are many more locations we’re giving out free flu shots beginning this weekend through November [...]
According to Dr. Joe Primrose, absolutely, especially when it comes to certain surgeries. Getting another opinion may mean the difference between an older vs. newer technique, recovery time, and a dent in your wallet. To listen to this very informative podcast here.
What’s your breakfast regimen? Do you skip, grab whatever is handy (donut, fast food), or do you spend time cooking up a healthy meal to get your day going? Did you know that 56% of Americans don’t eat breakfast? If you don’t eat or go for the unhealthy options, you’ll want to tune into Dr. [...]
When I think of joint replacements, hips and knees immediately come to mind. When I think of the age range these replacements apply to, my guess was 65 years of age on up. Boy, was I off. According to Dr. Joe Primrose, men and women between the ages of 45-55 are the fastest growing population [...]