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Are You at Risk for  Prostate Cancer?

Prostate cancer patient Carl is the volunteer lookout for the other men in his large extended family. He knows what most of the men do not: that there has been a run of prostate malignancy in the clan.

"I am trying to create a family support group because there are enough men in my family to exchange information and educate each other," said the 62-year-old. "And they are young enough to benefit from my knowledge."

Questions about urinary incontinence.
Center of Excellence for Minimally Invasive Gynecology Surgery
Missouri Baptist Medical Center was recently designated as a Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology, recognizing its work in training area gynecologists to perform gyn surgeries, such as hysterectomies, laparoscopically -- without a major incision.  This leads to much faster recovery for women patients
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Ask the Doctor

Our doctors answer common health questions.

High Blood Pressure?

Interventional cardiologist Christopher Speidel, MD, answers common questions about High Blood Pressure.

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.

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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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Featured Events
Most of our events are free; but seating is limited, so reservations are encouraged. To register, call 314-996-LIFE (314-996-5433) or 800-392-0936.

Lunch and Learn

Healthy You — 101!

Want to be the healthiest version of you? Join our dietitian/physical therapist team as they discuss tips for boosting your physical fitness level and eating to energize your day! And, you'll have an opportunity to try some of the fitness activities and recipes discussed! Lunch served.

Wednesday, May 20
11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Longview Farm House
13525 Clayton Road

evening programs

Peripheral Vascular Disease

Are you at risk for peripheral vascular disease? Learn about prevention and the signs, symptoms and options for treatment. Light refreshments served..

Thursday, May 28
6:30-8:30 p.m.
St. Louis Frontenac Hilton
1335 South Lindbergh

OASIS Programs

AARP Smart Driver Course

This four-hour training will help you tune up your driving skills, update your knowledge of the rules of the road, learn about normal age-related physical changes and ways to adjust for these changes and reduce traffic violations, crashes and chances for injury. Some insurance companies also offer a discount to participants! Space is limited.

Tuesday, May 19
9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Town & Country Municipal Center
1011 Municipal Center Drive

Fee: $15 for AARP Members; $20 for non-AARP Members, payable to AARP the day of training.

Call 314-996-5433 to Register

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