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Too Much Sleep? Here are Some Surprising Facts about Oversleeping

Most people know that getting enough sleep is essential for good health. But what about getting too much sleep? Is oversleeping a thing?

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This Black History Month, BJC HealthCare celebrates trailblazing Black medical professionals and milestones

These changemakers experienced adversity, but they overcame systemic and structural racism as well as gender biases.

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What to know about concussions and football

The Big Game dominates headlines every February — and so do concerns about head injuries in football. We explain the connection.

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Your questions about cardiovascular and heart disease, answered

What causes cardiovascular disease, and how do you know if you’re at risk? We answer your most pressing concerns.

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Snot 101: Why does your snot change colors — and how you can get rid of it

Sometimes it’s green. Sometimes it’s yellow. Every time, it’s annoying. It's snot. But what do the different colors mean and how can you get rid of it fast? We delve into the world of mucus to find out.

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Can a pet keep you healthy? Here’s how to unleash the health benefits of pet ownership.

Pet parents already know it: Our fur- and feather-babies are pretty amazing.

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United Way Car Giveaway: BJC Employee Watched. Entered. And Won!

Eileen Fuhrmann's name was randomly chosen from thousands of people across the 16-county region the United Way serves who had watched an online video about the UW’s mission in September and filled out entry forms to be entered in a drawing for a new car.

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How to Talk to Your Primary Care Doctor About Your Weight

If you’re concerned about your weight and want to make some changes, your primary care doctor can be a valuable partner in creating a weight-loss plan.

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Nutrition and supplements that support bone health

Healthy bones are a critical component of the human body. Proper nutrition, calcium and vitamin D supplements are all excellent ways to improve bone health. Charles Grimshaw, MD.

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