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Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy is Leading Cause of Death in Young Athletes

  • January 19, 2010
  • Number of views: 6135

While the death of Chicago Bears’ defensive end Gaines Adams at age 26 comes as a shock, sudden cardiac death in young athletes happens in around 75 young athletes annually.

Cardiologist Helps Educate Others About Marfan Syndrome

  • January 18, 2010
  • Number of views: 4738

While Marfan syndrome is a genetic disorder affecting one in 5,000 people, it is rare enough that all too often it can be misdiagnosed by physicians.

Former Rams Star Leads MLK Day Activities at Barnes-Jewish

  • January 13, 2010
  • Number of views: 3870

Retired St. Louis Rams cornerback Aeneas Williams, pastor of Spirit of the Lord Family Church, will be guest speaker at Barnes-Jewish Hospital’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day commemorative service.

Esophageal Cancer and Barrett's Esophagus

  • January 12, 2010
  • Number of views: 5019

Steven Edmundowicz, MD, chief of endoscopy in the division of gastroenterology at Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Hospital explains the risks as well as a new procedure for Barrett’s in this Q&A.

Barnes-Jewish 56ICU Receives Prestigious Beacon Award

  • January 11, 2010
  • Number of views: 4958

Barnes-Jewish Hospital’s cardiothoracic intensive care unit (56ICU) has received the prestigious Beacon Award from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN).

Cold Weather, Snow Shoveling Can Lead to Heart Attack

  • January 6, 2010
  • Number of views: 4557

With temperatures nationwide dropping well below freezing -- and snow on the way in the St. Louis area  -- doctors say people should be wary of their heart in such conditions.

Take a peek at "Life in the ER"

  • January 6, 2010
  • Number of views: 5909
Get a look at how doctors save lives in one of the nation’s busiest and most advanced emergency rooms at a free event March 10 at the Holiday Inn South County. The event also will feature a live demonstration of alcohol breathalyzer testing and a special safety program for children.

Goldfarb Dean Appointed to ANCC Board

  • December 16, 2009
  • Number of views: 4117

Michael L. Evans, PhD, dean of the Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). 

Urologist Showcases Best Practices Through Virtual Learning

  • December 7, 2009
  • Number of views: 4072

Urologist Sam Bhayani, MD, is the first to interactively broadcast his surgery nationally, allowing physicians in other parts of the country to learn his surgical techniques.

Barnes-Jewish RN Named 2009 “St. Louis Nurse of the Year”

  • December 2, 2009
  • Number of views: 3955

Susan Kraenzle, RN, manager of the Joanne Knight breast health center at the Siteman Cancer Center, is the 2009 “St. Louis Nurse of the Year.”

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