Health Library

Anthrax

During harsh conditions, the large, rod-shaped bacteria that cause Anthrax develop into spores that can be released into the air and inhaled. Inhaled spores are swept into the trachea, which divides, ...
More Info >>
Health Encyclopedia -Search by letter

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Children's Body Mass Index
Podcast: Podcast: Rotating Shift Work Raises Diabetes Risk
Quiz: Arthritis Quiz
Risk Assesment: Substance Abuse Assessment
Today in Health News

Monkey Study Boosts Theory That Fewer Calories Can Extend Life

But calorie restriction should start at older ages, researchers say

Healthy Living
Health Center
Your Family

Sign Up Today for Free e-Newsletters

Get the latest in medical technology, research and disease prevention sent to your inbox.
Find a doctor or make an appointment:
General Information: 314.747.3000
One Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63110
© Copyright 1997-2017, Barnes-Jewish Hospital. All Rights Reserved.