Nonsurgical weight loss — taking the first steps to a healthier you

Nonsurgical weight loss — taking the first steps to a healthier you

Washington University Endoscopic Nonsurgical Weight Loss Program offers a variety of nonsurgical options and support services to help you achieve your weight-loss goals and live a healthy, active life. Take the first step to a healthier you … the choice is yours.
Focus on age-related macular degeneration

Focus on age-related macular degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration is an eye disorder and is the leading cause of vision loss for Americans age 60 years and older. It causes blurred or reduced central vison due to the thinning of the macula.
Don’t hesitate … think FAST when it comes to stroke symptoms

Don’t hesitate … think FAST when it comes to stroke symptoms

Sudden facial droop? Slurred speech? It is important to know the signs you or someone you know might be having a stroke — because there is no statement more accurate than “time is brain”. The sooner you get medical attention, the better the chances are for recovery.
WashU Express Care = instant access expert care

WashU Express Care = instant access expert care

WashU Express Care is your solution for medical concerns that can’t wait. If you are not able to be seen by your primary care physician (PCP), need care after hours or don’t have a PCP, Washington University emergency medicine physicians will see you by virtual visit and provide immediate medical care.
When ear infections are a repeat performance

When ear infections are a repeat performance

Chronic ear infections in children may lead to long-term problems. If your child has frequent middle ear infections (more than four infections a year), doctors usually recommend ear tubes, also known as myringotomy tubes.
Overactive bladder? There is an answer.

Overactive bladder? There is an answer.

Do you plan your day around trips to the bathroom? Do you dread traveling because you don’t know where or when the next bathroom stop may be? If you can’t always make it to the bathroom when you feel the urge to urinate, you most likely suffer from urge incontinence or overactive bladder.
Your primary care physician should be a familiar face

Your primary care physician should be a familiar face

Your primary care physician should be like a long-time friend you see once a year (or more often if necessary). You might think that because you aren’t sick and don’t have any chronic health conditions, you don’t need a primary care physician. However, when you are healthy is the perfect time to establish a relationship with a physician.
Virtual visits: The doctor will see you now

Virtual visits: The doctor will see you now

During these unusual times we want to make sure your health care needs are being met. Washington University Physicians is now offering virtual visits (also known as telemedicine or telehealth) for many of our specialties.
Mini-Med School — In a class by itself

Mini-Med School — In a class by itself

The 2020 spring session of Washington University School of Medicine’s Mini-Med School (MMS) is now open for registration. MMS is in its 21st year and is still considered one of St. Louis’ best kept secrets.