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Free Asthma Screening May 7 at Science Center

  • May 6, 2011
  • Number of views: 3630
A free asthma screening for adults and children scheduled from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m Saturday, May 7, at the St. Louis Science Center.

Combined Heart-Kidney Transplant Offers New Hope (and Hockey)

  • November 22, 2010
  • Number of views: 4233


Jonathan Sadowski says that hockey is the best thing that ever happened to him. Jonathan also had his first heart transplant at just 33 days of age.

New Lungs = New Life

  • November 1, 2010
  • Number of views: 3758
Curtis Almeter hadn’t known what “healthy” felt like until his new lungs were transplanted by Bryan Meyers, MD, the Patrick and Joy Williamson Endowed Chair in Cardiothoracic Surgery.

He Checked it Off the List

  • September 29, 2010
  • Number of views: 4122

Last summer Richard Schneider checked the last box on his “50 United States to Visit List” when he, along with his whole family, landed in Hawaii. In the last nine years he also visited Alaska and the Grand Canyon, saw his first grandchild graduate from high school, and spoiled his six grandchildren with frequent telephone calls and handfuls of spice drops.

Barnes-Jewish One of 14 Hospitals in America on U.S.News “Honor Roll”

  • July 14, 2010
  • Number of views: 11521

Barnes-Jewish Hospital and its physician partners at Washington University School of Medicine are one of only 14 hospitals and medical institutions in the country listed among America’s elite medical centers in U.S.News & World Report’s List of “America’s Best Hospitals.”

Barnes-Jewish, Washington University, VATS to Air on Discovery Channel

  • March 1, 2010
  • Number of views: 4550

While Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgeries (VATS) made its St. Louis debut in 2005 with Traves Crabtree, MD. cardiothoracic surgeon at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and assistant professor of cardiothoracic surgery at Washington University School of Medicine, VATS at Barnes-Jewish will make its national debut on the Discovery Channel, which will feature Dr. Crabtree and the procedure, Saturday, March 6 at 7 a.m. on “Discovery Health CME.”

Siteman Smokeout for Life Helps Smokers “Kick the Habit”

  • November 3, 2009
  • Number of views: 4195

A Second Chance: Lung Transplant Recipient Eb Thomas Gives Back

  • October 15, 2008
  • Number of views: 4562

A deadly disease sent Memphis native Eb Thomas to Barnes-Jewish for a lung transplant. He went from being unable to put on his shoes to playing golf after the surgery. Now Eb and his wife Myra are helping others facing lung transplant to get the same amazing care that Eb received.

Lung Patient Saves Friend's Life

  • February 1, 2008
  • Number of views: 3227

CF Patient Looks Forward to a Full Life

  • June 1, 2007
  • Number of views: 3317
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