We all hear about colonoscopies, but not everybody understands why they are so important and the negative effects of an unhealthy colon. Learn more about colon health and why it’s so vital to be screened.
When faced with an illness or injury, do you visit a convenient care or head to the emergency room (ER)? Knowing their unique capabilities helps ensure you and your family get the right care in the right setting. Learn more about their differences so you can confidently choose the best-suited option.
Spine surgery is a complicated and misunderstood procedure. Though back pain is the number one reason Americans go to the emergency department, it is seldom the case that the condition would benefit from spine surgery. With the opening of our new spine center, we’re here to help you learn more about what spine surgeries treat and what you can expect when recovering.
Using wireless Internet, a Washington University Physician at Barnes-Jewish Hospital is able to participate in a remote consult with St. Charles County doctors to diagnose stroke patients and begin timely treatment.
Every summer, we are reminded to practice good sun safety and for good reason — sun protection can decrease the risk of all types of skin cancer including melanoma, which is the deadliest form of skin cancer. In addition, sun protection can help prevent the development of wrinkles, brown spots and uneven skin tone/texture.