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St. Luke's News

2020

Mentoring Monday: What to Look for in a Mentor (St. Louis Business Journal)

St. Luke's President and CEO Christine M. Candio offers advice on what a mentee should look for in a mentor as part of a preview of the St. Louis Business Journal's Bizwomen Mentoring Monday event.
February 20

Baby Cupids: St. Luke's Newborns Celebrate First Valentine's Day (KSDK-TV)

St. Luke's Birth Care Suites families were in for a sweet treat as they celebrated their newborns' first Valentine's Day. See the adorable babies dressed up as baby Cupids in KSDK's story.
February 14

What This St. Louis Doctor, Mom and YouTube Host Prescribes (St. Louis Business Journal)

Dr. Delene Musielak, an internist and pediatrician, is a mother of 4-year-old triplets and host of "The Dr. Mom" YouTube show. She spoke at the 2020 St. Louis Business Journal Women's Conference, and offered seven pieces of advice.
January 31

Dr. Matthew Ricks: Myths About Weight Loss Surgery (KMOV-TV)

Weight loss surgery changes not only your body -- reducing your risks of many serious and chronic diseases -- but also your quality of life. Yet, myths still persist about the surgery. Dr. Matthew Ricks "weighs" in on fact versus fiction when it comes to weight loss surgery on KMOV's Great Day St. Louis.
January 31

Meditation Offers 'Profound' Health Benefits for Mind and Body (West Newsmagazine)

Meditation is a research supported practice that can reduce stress, lower one’s risk for heart disease, help reduce pain and more. Laurie Chappell, MSN, RN, St. Luke’s Hospital nurse community educator spoke with West Newsmagazine about the power of meditation and the health benefits for the mind and body.
January 29

Working Together: Candio Flies-Along with Local Air-Evac Team

For some emergencies, the fastest and safest way to transport a medical patient is by air. St. Luke’s President and CEO Christine Candio did a fly-along with Global Medical Response to see how care is delivered from the first step.
January 23

Women's Conference 2020 Preview: Insights on Empowerment (St. Louis Business Journal)

The St. Louis Business Journal asked speakers and other participants at the 2020 Women's Conference to tell the best advice or career tips they've ever received. Read what St. Luke's team members had to say.
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A Great Day in the Life of a Heart Doctor: Dr. Jonas Cooper (KMOV-TV)

Dr. Jonas Cooper gives you a peek into a day in the life of an active and involved electrophysiologist.
February 22

2016

Father and son surgeons take work to heart

Hear about Drs. Ronald and Jeremy Leidenfrost's extraordinary journey to working together and performing cardiothoracic surgery at St. Luke's Hospital.
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Julie Watkins discusses the temporomandibular joint (TMJ)

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is the part of your lower jaw that connects to the skull. Problems in this area may be called TMJ syndrome or temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMD) and include pain not only in the jaw but also in the surrounding muscles that control jaw movement.
May 15

Women are more likely to suffer from headaches than men

For women headaches are a constant concern and should be monitored and treated closely to help those affected lead normal lives.
January 09

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Women appear more likely to require treatment for spinal stenosis

As we age, so do our spines... it could be a much more serious condition called spinal stenosis, or the narrowing of the spinal canal.
August 08

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COPD in women is on the rise

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is one of the most common lung diseases and is the third leading cause of death in the United States. For several years now, women have outpaced men in terms of deaths related to the disease. COPD actually includes two types of conditions: chronic bronchitis, a chronic cough accompanied by mucus formation, and emphysema, a respiratory disease characterized by the destruction of air sacs and trapping of air in the lungs. In many cases, those with COPD have both chronic bronchitis and emphysema.
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