July is World Hepatitis Day Raises Awareness

By |July 27th, 2018|Health|

By Vicki French Bennington July 28 is World Hepatitis Day, and though most people have heard of the disease, many may not understand what it is, how you get it, the prognosis, or even who is at greatest risk. It [...]

Top Scientist to Discuss Findings on Parkinson’s, MS and Autism

By |October 19th, 2017|Health|

A Parkinson's disease patient's neurons at the cellular level A scientist renowned for her cutting-edge research on Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, and autism will be in St. Louis to speak about her groundbreaking work. Dr. Jeanne Loring [...]

Fashion and Music Join Forces for Breast Cancer Awareness

By |October 11th, 2017|Celebrity News, Health|

At the forefront of Stella McCartney’s new campaign is artist and multiple Grammy Award-winner Alicia Keys is at the forefront of Stella McCartney's new breast cancer campaign. With the aim to raise awareness around the disease and encourage women to [...]

Dr. Katie Drake Sherer’s Battle With Eating Inspired Career Choices

By |October 4th, 2017|FAMILY & HOME, Health, WOMEN WHO INSPIRE|

Photos and story by Vicki Bennington Looking back, Dr. Katie Drake Sherer believes she has had an eating disorder since high school. “I was never officially diagnosed, but I would try not to eat so I would lose weight, and [...]

Cancer Can’t Beat Beautiful: Fashion show honors grandmother

By |October 4th, 2017|Health, WOMEN WHO INSPIRE|

By VICKI BENNINGTON When a family member is in pain, the first reaction is to want to do something to help. Jermell Keys responded to that instinct by honoring his grandmother and breast cancer survivor, Marlene Lee, with a fashion [...]

“Coffee is Cheaper Than Therapy,” Author Shares Inspiration

By |October 4th, 2017|FAMILY & HOME, Health, WOMEN WHO INSPIRE|

Ann Conklin Unruh’s book, “Coffee is Cheaper Than Therapy,” came about in an organic kind of way. “If you have a friend you can share your thoughts with, you are in luck,” Unruh said while reminiscing about her many sessions [...]

Near-Death Experience Takes Young Mother by Surprise

By |October 4th, 2017|Health, WOMEN WHO INSPIRE|

Settling in to the routine of a new family of three, Rachel D’Souza-Siebert and her husband, Brian, had no thoughts of life-threatening health problems just eight days after their son, Cameron, was born. The Siebert family, from left, Brian, [...]

Body Positive Millennials Driving Change in Intimate Apparel

By |August 18th, 2017|FASHION, Health|

Body positive women, led by vocal millennials, are prompting HanesBrands to change how it meets the needs of the full-figure/plus-size consumer. For starters, millennials and other body positive women of all ages prefer the term “curvy” to describe themselves and [...]

These Baby Names Made the “Endangered Baby Names 2017” List

By |July 11th, 2017|Health, Uncategorized|

Like dinosaurs, movie-rental stores, and flip phones, a number of baby names could soon be gone forever. BabyCenter, the No.1 pregnancy and parenting digital resource, has identified 14 names that not a single BabyCenter member has chosen for a newborn so [...]

Siteman Kids at Children’s Hospital Launches New Clinic

By |June 21st, 2017|Health, NEWS|

Siteman Kids at St. Louis Children’s Hospital is making it even easier for concerned parents to find answers about melanoma and atypical moles through the launch of the Pediatric Melanoma and Nevus Clinic. This twice monthly clinic will bring multiple [...]

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