Take Care 2014 Feature

Take Care 2014

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Four Ways to Improve Your Sleep Habits (And Lose Weight While You're At It)

Move over, diet and exercise. There’s a new weight loss strategy on the scene, and it is so easy, you can do it in your sleep. more »

Oct 22, 2014 Health

Robert Boston, Washington University School of Medicine

St. Louis Physician Developing Phone App to Screen Patients for Eye Diseases

Todd Margolis, new head of the Washington University School of Medicine's ophthalmology and visual sciences department, is pioneering a phone app that uses image-recognition software to screen patients for eye diseases. more »

Oct 20, 2014 Health

St. Louisan Donna Heckler Writes Book on "Living Like a Lady When You Have Cancer"

Donna Heckler, who was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer in 2010, shares tips on how to live your best life after being diagnosed with cancer. more »

Oct 14, 2014 Health

Five Ways to Rearrange Your Kitchen for a Healthier Lifestyle

Can something as simple as a kitchen makeover make you slim? Brian Wansink's new book, Slim by Design, describes how to rearrange your surroundings to slim down, even if your willpower is lacking. more »

Oct 8, 2014 Health

Trailnet, Saint Louis Zoo, and Other St. Louis Businesses Recognized as Bicycle-Friendly

Recently, the League of American Bicyclists recognized several St. Louis business with bicycle-friendly designations. more »

Oct 7, 2014 Health

Five Ways to Celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month in St. Louis

The American Cancer Society estimates that about 1 in 8 women will develop breast cancer during their lifetimes. Show your support for the women you know who have been touched by the disease at these local events for Breast Cancer Awareness month. more »

Oct 3, 2014 Health

Courtesy of Centennial Farms

Three St. Louis Farms to Go Apple-Picking This Weekend in St. Louis

Now that fall has officially begun, apple season is in full swing. A versatile fruit, apples are a good source of Vitamin C, antioxidants, and have been shown to lower the risk of heart disease. more »

Sep 26, 2014 Health

Rendering courtesy of Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Barnes-Jewish Hospital Unveils New and Improved Emergency Department Waiting Room

Earlier today, Barnes-Jewish Hospital opened a refurbished emergency department waiting room with an updated design and improved flow. more »

Sep 24, 2014 Health

St. Louis Marrow Donors and Transplant Patients Come Together for the Be the Match Walk+Run This Weekend

St. Louis native Chaz Littlejohn saves a life with a bone marrow donation and stresses the importance of the Be The Match registry. more »

Sep 4, 2014 Health 1 Comments

Back in the Saddle

Herschel Talley’s wrangled cattle out west, served two tours of duty in Vietnam, and worked as a corrections officer. At age 65, the Curryville resident still cares for a stable of horses. He’s no superman, he says, but he’s pretty tough... more »

Sep 3, 2014 Health

Five Ways to Get Kids Back Into a Normal Sleep Routine for School

Suzanne Thompson, a clinical psychologist at St. Louis Children's Hospital, shares her tips for getting school-aged kids back into a healthy sleep routine. more »

Aug 22, 2014 Health

10 Back-to-School Tips to Keep Your Child Healthy This Year

It’s time to get back in the swing of the school year. From packing lunches to balancing backpacks, we have what you need to know to keep your kids healthy this school year. more »

Aug 7, 2014 Health

SHRED415 Fitness Studio Opens First St. Louis Location

Popular Chicago fitness studio SHRED415 opened its first St. Louis location yesterday in Brentwood, featuring high-intensity interval training workout classes. more »

Aug 1, 2014 Health


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