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Parents often ask me about vaccines, why and if they are needed and how many shots should be given at a time. Here are my answers to the most-asked questions:
Adolescents in the U.S. engage in sexual activity. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 47 percent of females ages 15 to 19 report having had sex. What's more, 15 percent of high schoolers have had sex with four or more partners before they graduate. In Missouri, statistics are similar.

Date: Mar 1, 2010

Fun in the Sun

Ask most kids to name their favorite season, you’d probably hear them shout, “Summer!” Although lots of things have changed over the years, this is one that hasn’t.
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Ask the Doctor

Our doctors answer common health questions.

When Does a Cut Mean a Trip to the ER?

ER physician Jeffrey Davis, MD, answers common questions about what to do when you or a loved one has a cut.

Ask the Doctor About Probiotics

What are probiotics? How are they helpful? 

Dr. Rahul S. Dhillon, MD, answers common questions about probiotics.

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Recipes

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Perfect Sides to Any Summer Dish

Perfect Sides to Any Summer Dish

Kale is all the rage! Think outside the salad bowl and roast a batch of kale as “chips” – perfect to serve in place of traditional potato chips.  Because these kale “chips” are baked instead of fried, you’ll save calories and fat grams – plus dish up a dose of antioxidants key to your good health!

Carrot “chips” add a burst of bright color and nearly “sweet” flavor to snack time or as a side to your luncheon sandwich! Choose extra-large carrots for the simplest way to shave into strips.

Open Face Caprese Sandwich

Open Face Caprese Sandwich

Caprese salad is a summertime favorite. This time we’re serving it up as a sandwich, and roasting the tomatoes into a delicious salsa! Roasting veggies caramelizes their natural sugars for an extra layer of flavor. Don’t forget to make extras – the salsa makes a great topping for pizza made on the grill.

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Featured Events

Lunch and Learn

Safeguarding Your Health

Stuart Higano, MD, cardiologist

Remember when “How to Lower Your …” cholesterol and blood pressure were hot health topics? Have we become cholesterol and blood pressure complacent? Join Dr. Higano for lunch and find out where you stand and the steps you can take to lower your risk for heart disease.

Friday, September. 26
11 a.m.-noon and 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Longview Farm House
13525 Clayton Road

evening programs

Parkinson’s Disease 101

Michael Hatlelid, MD, neurologist

If you or someone you know has Parkinson’s Disease, you are not alone. In the United States, approximately 50,000 to 60,000 new cases are diagnosed each year. Learn more about the symptoms, diagnosis, and how to live well with this progressive neurological disorder.

Tuesday, Sept. 16, 6:30-8 p.m.
The Hilton St. Louis Frontenac
1335 South Lindbergh Blvd.

Call 314-996-5433 to Register

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