Visit our COVID-19 Resource page for information about testing, vaccines and more.

Ask the BJC Expert

Whether you have heard us on 99.9 KFAV at 8 AM on Wednesdays or found us online, this is your place for valuable information on relevant medical topics. Browse and listen to past recordings below.

Understanding Diabetes

BJCStCharlesCounty 0 408 Article rating: No rating

Over 1 in 10 Americans live with diabetes. Despite how commonly diagnosed it is, many people don’t fully understand what diabetes is. Alissa Ballard, DO, a BJC Medical Group family medicine physician, breaks down the disease and provides some helpful insight on the different types, available treatments and ways you can prevent a diagnosis.


Breast Cancer: Your Questions Answered

Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Last year, breast cancer surpassed lung cancer as the most commonly...

Should You Be Screened for Lung Cancer?

Monday, October 11, 2021
Lung cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in the world....

What to Know About Colonoscopies

Wednesday, September 01, 2021
We all hear about colonoscopies, but not everybody understands why they are...
When faced with an illness or injury, do you visit a convenient care or head...

What to Know About Spine Surgery

Sunday, August 01, 2021
Spine surgery is a complicated and misunderstood procedure. Though back pain...

Practice Sun Safety

Thursday, July 01, 2021
Every summer, we are reminded to practice good sun safety and for good...
If you’re young and healthy, you might not see the need for an annual...

Healing Hard-to-Heal Wounds

Monday, May 03, 2021
While many wounds heal on their own, some can be more difficult to heal....

COVID-19 and Your Heart

Monday, April 05, 2021
Fortunately, many people who are infected with COVID-19 experience minimal...
Find a doctor or make an appointment: 636.928.WELL
General Information: 800.392.0936
BJC HealthCare