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How to Address Employee Concerns About Ebola

Ebola is a serious disease, and it has created fear for many. But it is important to stay informed and to maintain perspective. Here are tips for alleviating workplace concerns.

Are You Hungry or Thirsty?

A BJC Medical Group physician gives tips for determining if the stomach pains you feel are related to thirst or hunger -- which might prevent unnecessary eating.

The Truth About Diabetes

The American Diabetes Association helps clear up the many myths and misconceptions about this increasingly common condition.

Balloon Sinuplasty: A Quick & Easy Solution for Chronic Sinusitis

Studies have shown that the impact of chronic sinusitis on quality of life can be more significant than congestive heart failure, COPD or back pain. For many patients, the thought of sinus surgery can be quite scary. Most patients undergoing balloon sinus surgery will find the recovery to be easier and quicker than with traditional surgery.

Are Electronic Cigarettes Safe?

Studies have shown that e-cigarettes can cause short-term lung changes that are much like those caused by regular cigarettes. Learn more about the health risks of electronic cigarettes.

An App a Day Keeps Health Problems Away

A BJC Medical Group physician recommends her favorite apps for managing diabetes, losing weight, quitting smoking and more.

Help Your Hearing Health

May is Better Hearing Month. This month, take a moment to reflect on your hearing health. Do you communicate easily with others or do you experience signs of hearing loss? If you do, it may be time to seek the opinion of an audiologist.

How Healthy Is Your Sleep?

Do your sleeping habits make a difference in your life? Most of us are aware that there are four stages of sleep -- the first three are known as non-REM sleep followed by the last stage -- stage four, or REM sleep. REM sleep occurs toward the end of the night as our body becomes actively paralyzed and limp. REM sleep is the stage during which we dream. What else do we know -- and what should we know about sleep itself?

Is It Allergies or a Sinus Infection?

The season of allergies has begun. Learn from a BJC Medical Group otolaryngologist how to tell the difference between a sinus infection and typical spring allergies.

Fiber: Bulk Up for Health

Even though we know fiber can help prevent colon cancer, most of us don't get enough in our diet. Find out ways to "bulk up" and get more fiber every day.

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