St. Louis Children’s Specialty Care – South County (opening in October 2021)

St. Louis Children’s Specialty Care – South County (opening in October 2021)

Coming October 2021 to South County: The newest St. Louis Children’s Specialty Care Center will soon offer outpatient care in a convenient South County location. Located at 5114 Midamerica Plaza, near 1-55 and Butler Hill Road, Washington University Physicians and St. Louis Children’s pediatric nurses and staff will provide nationally-ranked quality care for children and […]
Who can use WashU Express Care? You can!

Who can use WashU Express Care? You can!

WashU Express Care offers fast, convenient, same-day expert medical care for everyone. From sprains to stomach flu and everything in between, discover the convenience of WashU Express Care.   SPRAINED OR BROKEN ANKLE? Your morning rush to work at Washington University was in full swing, but as you stepped off the curb in the parking […]
Count to five … all you need to know about the COVID-19 vaccine

Count to five … all you need to know about the COVID-19 vaccine

You could spend hours reading everything there is to read about the COVID-19 vaccine. But when it comes down to it, you can count the most important things to know about the vaccine on one hand. #1 The vaccine is safe The three vaccines currently available (Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson) have been approved […]
Healthy eating and meal planning for busy families

Healthy eating and meal planning for busy families

You rush home from work, race around to find your child’s sports uniform, your other child is late for piano lessons, when you notice your teen standing in front of the refrigerator, groaning, “There’s nothing to eat around here.” Or how about the ever-famous, “What’s for dinner?” Sound familiar? Preparing snacks and ingredients for meals […]
The door is never closed on your health care needs – even during a pandemic

The door is never closed on your health care needs – even during a pandemic

While COVID-19 had everyone locked down last year, that doesn’t mean your health maintenance needed to stay behind closed doors. Scheduling regular exams and time-sensitive tests are vital when it comes to maintaining your health – especially during quarantine. CANCER SCREENINGS Washington University physicians understand the concern COVID-19 has caused for our patients and communities. […]
Yes, kids have migraines too

Yes, kids have migraines too

You didn’t realize it at the time, but your daughter had her first migraine at school when she was nine years old. The school nurse sent her home because she was feeling bad. She slept the rest of the day and when she woke up she was fine. You thought it was just a tension […]
Artificial intelligence + fertility treatments = better pregnancy chances

Artificial intelligence + fertility treatments = better pregnancy chances

It’s not science fiction, it is real medicine. Washington University physicians are now using artificial intelligence (AI) to dramatically increase a woman’s chances of getting pregnant through in-vitro fertilization (IVF). IVF is an effective method for producing pregnancies. Today 1-2% of all births in the United States are a result of IVF. IVF is a […]
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.