Physical exercise is good for our general physical health, but did you know that it is also good for our brain? Exercise increases blood circulation and the resulting oxygen and glucose that reach your brain, which improves cerebral blood vessel growth. More »
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Teach your children to listen to their bodies. Pain is the body’s way of telling us that something is wrong and we need to fix it. Don’t let your young athlete play through a painful injury that could lead to permanent damage. More »
Set weight-loss goals that work for you, improve your health and help you accept yourself – inside and out. More »
Bouts with "winter blahs" are common for everyone, but some people experience far greater suffering from seasonal depression. People with seasonal affective disorder (SAD) experience low energy levels, the urge to withdraw socially and difficulty getting through their daily routine. More »
Missouri hospitals want to ensure that consumers statewide have access to affordable prescription drugs. More »