Preventing and Treating Cataracts

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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

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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

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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.

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