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Date: Dec 4, 2012

Managing Stress

The year is nearly over. Before you know it, the roller coaster of traditional holidays from Thanksgiving through Hanukkah, Christmas and New Year’s will be here. Feeling stressed just thinking about it? Here’s what Kaori Sakurai, MD, board certified internist on-staff at Missouri Baptist Medical Center has to say about managing stress.

Date: Dec 4, 2012

Fatigue: Facts and Fiction

Everyone experiences fatigue at some point, but according to sleep expert Shiraz Daud, MD, ongoing fatigue may indicate a more serious problem. “A major myth about fatigue is that it’s normal and just related to a busy lifestyle,” said Dr. Daud, a pulmonologist at Missouri Baptist Medical Center and fellowship-trained sleep medicine specialist. “In reality, fatigue can signal medical problems.”
Stress.  It’s something everybody has, and it can be difficult to avoid. How we deal with stress affects our happiness and our overall health.  At times, seeing a counselor may be helpful or even sometimes medication may be indicated, but almost always, a lifestyle change will help. One such option includes a routine exercise program.
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Dr. Andrew Krainik answers common questions you may have about heart palpitations, the subjective feeling of a rapid, irregular, or pronounced heartbeat.

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Celebrate National Nutrition Month®

Celebrate National Nutrition Month®

Sponsored annually by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, National Nutrition Month® encourages all of us to adopt a healthy eating and physical activity plan.

This Valentine’s Day, Turn Your Kitchen into Your Favorite Restaurant

This Valentine’s Day, Turn Your Kitchen into Your Favorite Restaurant

Why go out when you can stay in?  This Valentine’s Day make a date for a “couples cook” evening with you and your special Valentine.

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Cruising the Aisles to Better Health!  A Virtual Grocery Store Tour

Building a better plate begins with what goes in your grocery cart. Join registered dietitian Sherri Hoyt as she leads you on a virtual grocery store tour. Get the tips you need for stocking healthy foods that make preparing quick meals a cinch while meeting your health goals and food budget!

Friday, September 25
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Longview Farm House
13525 Clayton Road

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Tummy Troubles? Celiac Disease

Celiac is a digestive disease that affects adults differently. Did you know that only one-third experience diarrhea? More likely symptoms include: anemia, fatigue, arthritis, osteoporosis, migraines, or depression. Join our physician, dietitian and nurse and learn about this condition. Light, gluten-free refreshments served.

Tuesday, August 18
6:30-8:30 p.m.
St. Louis Frontenac Hilton
1335 South Lindbergh

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Medicare Update 2016

Medicare open enrollment runs from October 15 through December 7, 2015. This is the time you may change your Medicare health or prescription drug coverage for 2016. Join us to learn what changes are anticipated for Medicare. The expert presenters will provide a synopsis of the CLAIM state insurance counseling program, information on how to access their services, and information on Part D (Prescription Drug Coverage). Don't let changes catch you by surprise. Two sessions available!

Wednesday, Sept. 23, 10-11:30 a.m. or
Wednesday, Sept. 23, 1-2:30 p.m.
Kirkwood Community Center
111 S. Geyer Road

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