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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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Meet Tamara Ramage, intraoperative MRI patient

When Tamara Ramage started waking up in hot and cold sweats and constantly felt nauseous, she knew something was wrong. She was a very healthy, fitness-minded young woman in her mid-20’s who took pride in how well she took care of her body.
Her father took her to the emergency room, and she was diagnosed

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Celebrate Fitness scheduled for March 10

It’s that time of year again, and we couldn’t be more excited!
Celebrate Fitness, an annual 90-minute fitness workshop for men and women, will be held Saturday, March 10 at the Washington University Athletic Complex. Participants will choose one of nine exercise activities, including, for the first time, a competitive 10K run managed by the

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Computers on the cheap…are pacemakers next?

In third-world countries, lower-cost products that are similar to pricier, popular ones are sold to consumers – an example would be the $35 computer tablets, much like the iPad, made by DataWind, which is mainly sold in India.
It looks like the worlds largest medical device manufacturer is looking to do the same with one

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Edward's arrhythmia is a common heart ailment

You may have seen the recent news story that former U.S. presidential candidate John Edwards was diagnosed with a serious heart condition called arrhythmia. While this condition is serious, it’s very common – almost 2.8 million Americans have atrial fibrillation, which is a type of irregular heart beat.
If left untreated, however, arrhythmia may cause

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31 Days of Health Tip #15 – Cancer Prevention

The American Cancer Society has outlined new guidelines related to cancer prevention.
These updated guidelines are not only for the individual, but also the community:
1. Reduce the access to the marketing of unhealthy foods
2. Increase access and affordability to healthy foods
3. Increase access to places and facilities (playgrounds, gyms) where people can

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Local coach helps beat back opponents and testicular cancer

Matt Pugh, the boys basketball coach at Hannibal High School, never saw it coming. He was into his second year of coaching and was looking forward to a winning season.
Then came a diagnosis of testicular cancer.
He was only 30.
The American Cancer Society lists that as of 2011, approximately 8,290 new cases of

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31 Days of Health Tip # 11 – Spice It Up!

If this cold weather has you down, instead of just turning your thermostat up, why not try a new heart-healthy recipe in the kitchen!
We’ve partnered with the American Heart Association’s My Heart, My Life  and they’ve got a delicious recipe for Mexican Rice & Beans. You can substitute habanero peppers for a spicier dish, or

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31 Days of Health Tip #10 – Don't Just Stand There!

This is a trip that my trainer from long ago taught me, and I love to pass it on.
Let’s say you’re in the kitchen mixing up a batch of cookies, or talking on the phone, or even blow-drying your hair. These things all have one thing in common – you’re just standing there! There

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31 Days of Health – Tip #3

31 Days of Health – Tip #3

This third health tip of the year comes to us courtesy of the BJC WellAware Fitness Center manager, Jeremy Koerber. It’s all about how to stick to those resolutions so that you not only have a great 2012, but it keeps you on a path to health and wellness through 2013!
 


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