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One Look and You'll be Hooked -- New Design for WU Physicians Website and eNewsletter

Publish Date: 10/21/2015

Months of careful planning have resulted in a brand new Washington University Physicians website – designed to be informative and easy-to-use.

We hope you will take time to explore and make yourself familiar with everything our new and improved site has to offer ...
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Best Doctors in America

Publish Date: 10/21/2015
Looking for a Best Doctor? Congratulations to the Washington University physicians that have been placed on the Best Doctors List in America for 2015. Of the 1,400 physicians on the list, one out of every three Best Doctors in St. Louis is a Washington University Physician . . .
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Tick Bites and Red Meat Allergies -- Are You at Steak?

Publish Date: 10/21/2015
That walk in the woods a few weeks ago might have given you something other than fresh air and exercise. It has recently been discovered that bites from a certain type of tick can make someone allergic to red meat . . .
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All Knees are not Created Equal

Publish Date: 10/21/2015
Why are female athletes up to nine times more likely to experience an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury than their male counterparts? The reasons lie in the physical differences between male and females -- these differences can put greater stress on a female athlete’s knees during sports that involve quick changes in direction, resulting in more ACL injuries …
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Breaking Free from Pelvic Disorders

Publish Date: 10/21/2015
Have you been suffering in silence with a pelvic floor disorder (PFD)? Are you looking for answers to questions you’ve been too embarrassed to ask? You are invited to a free educational event aimed to help women understand PFDs and empower them to pursue individualized solutions for improved quality of life . . .

Rejoin the Conversation

Publish Date: 10/21/2015
Hearing loss can have a devastating effect on a person’s quality of life. The inability to carry on a conversation with family and friends can lead to a helpless feeling of isolation. Cochlear implants for adults are able to restore hearing and give back the gift of communication …
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Jonathan L. McJunkin

Weighing Your Options -- Today's Choices for Weight Reduction

Publish Date: 10/21/2015
Losing weight is not easy. Washington University weight-loss specialists are dedicated to the management of excessive weight. How do you know what process is right for you? Being an educated patient is the first step in making your decision . . .
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Chemical Reaction ... Treatment Options for Toxic Exposure

Publish Date: 10/21/2015
You can’t remember exactly when you started feeling sick, but you’ve been working with new chemicals at your job over the past several weeks, and wonder if they might be the cause of your symptoms that include headaches and fatigue. Your primary care doctor suspects this might the case, but can’t confirm it …
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Two (or Three) Heads are Better than One

Publish Date: 10/21/2015

Washington University attracts some of the finest medical professionals in the entire country. When you select Washington University Medical Center for your health care, you not only receive treatment from one specialist, but have the benefit of collaboration by medical fellows, residents and medical students. The more brain power – the better for you.

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Heads Up to Understanding Nosebleeds

Publish Date: 10/21/2015
A sudden nosebleed can be quite alarming and repeat episodes can be quite debilitating. Often they arise from a small grouping of blood vessels in the front part of the septum -- this area of the nose is the first to receive the inhaled air, causing dryness to develop and producing crusts that can lead to bleeding. Recurrent nosebleeds should not be ignored.
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