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In It for the Long Run

Date: Jan 28, 2016

In It for the Long Run

Despite being 43, lean, a veteran competitor in triathlons and marathons, and eating a healthy diet, Darren Sullivan found himself facing giving up competition due to heart problems. Read more about his surgeon and cardiologist are helping him get back into condition.

Women’s Health and Menopause

Date: Jan 11, 2016

Women’s Health and Menopause

OB/Gyn physicians Laura Donnelly, MD; Erin DuMontier, MD; and Julianna Verticchio, MD, discuss what a woman should know about menopause.
Therapy helps breast cancer survivor remain active

Many cancer patients suffer fatigue and range of motion issues following surgery. Physical and occupational therapy can help restore mobility and improve endurance.

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Ask the Doctor

Our doctors answer common health questions.

Irregular Heartbeats?

Dr. Andrew Krainik answers common questions you may have about heart palpitations, the subjective feeling of a rapid, irregular, or pronounced heartbeat.

High Blood Pressure?

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

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Recipes

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Dark Chocolate Avocado Truffles

Dark Chocolate Avocado Truffles

These decadent truffles are made with a just a handful of ingredients, such as dark chocolate, vanilla and … creamy avocado! Avocados are rich in healthy plant-based fats and replace the traditional butter in this recipe.

Use pumpkin for a nutritious breakfast smoothie.

Use pumpkin for a nutritious breakfast smoothie.

Pumpkin is too good for you (and too tasty!) to limit to holiday pies.  Here it combines with fruit and spice for a tasty breakfast-to- go. 

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Heart of the Family Heart Fair header

HEART OF THE FAMILY

Join us Saturday, February 6, 2016 • 9 a.m.-1 p.m., for our annual heart health fair.

Learn About Prevention

Connect with top cardiac physicians, nurses, pharmacists and dietitians to get information to lead a heart-healthy life.

Get Active: Join the yoga, tai chi and stretching classes and find out how much fun they are!

Free Health Screenings: Cholesterol (total cholesterol and HDL – no fasting required), glucose, blood pressure, body comp analysis (percent body fat and muscle mass).

Foods That Warm Your Heart: Delicious, heart healthy food samples. Sponsored by Dierbergs Markets (our heart-healthy partner for more than 25 years!), Morrisons and Missouri Baptist.

Live Cooking Demo: Our chefs and dietitians have created recipes to try at home.

Learn About Heart Care

Have a "heart-to-heart" with our cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons in small group settings as they share the latest on prevention and new treatments for heart conditions.

Get hands-on demonstrations of CPR and an automated external defibrillator (AED).

Learn when to call 911.

Register in advance to be entered in a special drawing.

Register Now


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