Health Library


Chickenpox is an illness caused by the varicella-zoster virus. The virus is highly contagious and is spread by coming in contact with infected droplets from a cough or sneeze, or by touching the open ...
More Info >>
Health Encyclopedia -Search by letter

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Target Heart Rate Tool
Podcast: Podcast: Rotating Shift Work Raises Diabetes Risk
Quiz: Adult Immunizations Quiz
Risk Assesment: Substance Abuse Assessment
Today in Health News

Many Teens Light Up to Lose Weight, Study Suggests

Researchers offer new ways to discourage smoking among adolescents

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 1997-2016, Barnes-Jewish Hospital. All Rights Reserved.