by Michelle Doering - December 30, 2016
It’s that time of year again! As we merge into 2017, many Americans will start to think about new directions for the upcoming year. New Year’s Resolutions are more well-known for their short lives rather than for their success. An oft-quoted study from 2002 found that only 8% of the study participants were successful in achieving their resolutions.1
Between holiday parties at work, family get-togethers, and celebrations with friends, the months of November, December, and January can be lots of fun. However, all those festivities can also present challenges.
by Michelle Doering - August 7, 2015
The transition from summer to fall is a great time to take action and protect your health by getting vaccinated, the process that leads to immunization so that you are protected from diseases.
The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) has declared May National Asthma and Allergy Awareness month because this is the season that causes the most difficulties for people with asthma and allergies.
by Susan Fowler - February 5, 2015
Vaccinations have been in the news a lot lately, from the recent outbreak of measles traced back to Disney Land to parents pressuring pediatricians to not allow unvaccinated patients in their waiting rooms.
by Bob Engeszer - October 11, 2013
As part of an ongoing partnership to provide the St. Louis community with better access to credible health information the St. Louis Public Library, the Bernard Becker Medical Library at Washington University School of Medicine, and the Program for the Elimination of Cancer Disparities (PECaD) at the Siteman Cancer Center provided a training session for public library staff on finding health information on the web.