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7 surprising symptoms of asthma

If you’ve been diagnosed with asthma, or suspect you may have asthma, it’s important to work with your primary care physician to manage the condition. If necessary, your primary care doctor may also put you in contact with a lung specialist or allergist to get your asthma under control.

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What is secondary infertility?

If you’re struggling to get pregnant a second — or third or fourth — time, you’re not alone, and there are treatment options that can help you.

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Giving while living: Fast facts about living organ donors

In 2023, nearly seven thousand people in the U.S. received organs from living donors, saving those waiting for the life-changing surgery precious time.

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Caregiving: Tips and resources that can empower you on your loved one's health journey

Caregiving is a labor of love. But that doesn’t mean it’s easy. Here are some need-to-knows that can empower you in taking care of your loved one.

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What is a “hurkle-durkle,” and can this sleep trend negatively impact your health?

If you’re a social media user, you may have noticed a fun new micro-trend making its way across platforms including TikTok: the art of the “hurkle-durkle.”

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BJC Health System earns Newsweek honors for diversity, workplaces for women

Both regions of BJC Health System, BJC HealthCare in the East and Saint Luke’s Health System in the West, were named to Newsweek’s list of “America’s Greatest Companies for Diversity 2024” and “America’s Greatest Workplaces for Women 2024.”

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Adult vaccinations: A guide to staying healthy

Vaccinations are a cornerstone of adult health, offering protection against multiple diseases that can affect quality of life and longevity. As we age, the immunity we gained from childhood vaccinations can wane, leaving us vulnerable to infections. Moreover, lifestyle changes, travel and age-related health changes introduce new risks that adult vaccinations can make less severe or painful.

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Transition from pediatric care to adult primary care: A parent's guide

If you have a teenager or young adult who has outgrown their pediatrician or has been asked to transition to adult primary care, such as family medicine or internal medicine, here is what you need to know about making the leap to the most appropriate care for young – but growing – members of the family.

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How to protect your eyes during the 2024 solar eclipse

If you want to see a solar eclipse, this will be your last chance before 2033 — but first, you’re going to need some gear.

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