Health Library

Breastfeeding

The outer breast consists of a nipple and areola. The tip of the nipple contains several hole openings allowing for milk to flow through during lactation. The areola is the pigmented area around the...
More Info >>
Health Encyclopedia -Search by letter

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Calorie Burn Rate Calculator
Podcast: Podcast: Considering Birth Control? Know Your Options
Quiz: Anemia Quiz
Risk Assesment: Ovarian Cancer Risk Assessment
Today in Health News

Health Highlights: Aug. 28, 2016

Singapore Reports 40 cases of Local Zika InfectionNo Olympics-Linked Zika Cases: WHOMylan Won't Lower EpiPen PriceNo Hospital Bills for Pulse Nightclub Shooting SurvivorsSpiked Heroin Suspected in Rash of Overdoses in Indiana and Ohio

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.