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Ask the BJC Expert

Preventing and Treating Cataracts

Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Cataracts affect millions of Americans a year. By the age of 65, over 90...
Safety Stop is an education center that teaches parents and caregivers...

What to Expect in an Emergency Room Visit

Joe Kohout, MD
Wednesday, April 18, 2018
The emergency room of a hospital is busy with patients coming in with an...

Can osteoporosis be prevented?

Stop by our free screening on April 23 to check your bone density
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Osteoporosis literally means "porous bone".  Learn the...

When to See a Urologist

Tuesday, April 10, 2018
A urologist is a physician that specializes in the treatment of the male...

Keeping Your Heart Healthy

Yvette Frazier, RN
Wednesday, April 04, 2018
Your lifestyle plays an important role in your heart health. There are many...

The Importance of Primary Care

Brittany Lyons, FNP
Wednesday, March 07, 2018
When it comes to your health, prevention is critical to ongoing wellness....

Having trouble sleeping?

The Sleep Lab at Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital can help you get a healthier night's sleep.
Monday, January 29, 2018
From sleep apnea to high blood perssure, the effects of a bad night's...

Influenza in Children and Adults

Gina Allen, FNP
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
It’s been a rough flu season this year, with many people — young...

Recent Interviews

Spend Less Time In The Waiting Room

The wait time at an emergency room (ER) is an inconvenience for many patients. Barnes-Jewish St. Peters and Progress West Hospitals are helping to alleviate this frustration by improving efficiency with quicker access to the world-class doctors in our ER.

Preventing and Treating Cataracts

Cataracts affect millions of Americans a year. By the age of 65, over 90 percent of people have cataracts. This clouding of the eye’s lens can make vision dull and blurry, making it difficult to see. Learn more from opthamologist Dr. Jonathan Crews on how to tell the signs of cataracts and what you can do if you develop them.

Safety Stop Program Offers Helmet, Car Seat Information to Parents

Safety Stop is an education center that teaches parents and caregivers general children’s safety. The center hopes the services will ease parents nerves on important topics like car seat and helmet safety. Learn more about Safety Stop from Libby Anvender, community education instructor and a certified child passenger safety technician for Safety Stop at St. Louis Children’s Hospital.

What to Expect in an Emergency Room Visit

Joe Kohout, MD

The emergency room of a hospital is busy with patients coming in with an array of symptoms. However, the emergency room teams at Barnes-Jewish St. Peters and Progress West Hospital are always prepared to act or find resources, no matter what the circumstance.  

Dr. Joe Kohout, medical director of the emergency department at Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital, talks about what you can expect when visiting an emergency room.

Can osteoporosis be prevented?

Stop by our free screening on April 23 to check your bone density

Osteoporosis literally means "porous bone".  Learn the effects of a calcium-rich diet and exercise on keeping your bones strong and healthy.

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