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The Gift of a Lifetime

  • June 9, 2011
  • Number of views: 3146

Sylvia Rotskoff Honors Her Cancer Survival by Making a Difference for Families with Inherited Colon Cancer Syndromes

Feeling Foul After Thanksgiving Feast? Post-Meal Heartburn Could Be GERD

  • November 24, 2010
  • Number of views: 2956
For many, Thanksgiving not only means giving thanks, but it also means a big dinner.  That heartburn you feel could be more serious than you think.  It could be GERD or Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease.

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

  • July 14, 2010
  • Number of views: 8259

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.”

Esophageal Cancer and Barrett's Esophagus

  • January 12, 2010
  • Number of views: 3816

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.

Battling the Bulge

  • November 20, 2009
  • Number of views: 2544

Young man with pancreatitis survives near death experience

  • April 1, 2008
  • Number of views: 3395
Nineteen-year-old Daniel Ederer has been to hell and back.

Bornefeld Leaves a Legacy to Fight Crohn’s Disease

  • March 15, 2008
  • Number of views: 2292
With the hope of helping others with Crohn’s—a chronic disorder that causes painful and often debilitating inflammation of the digestive tract—Marilyn Bornefeld left her estate to Barnes-Jewish Hospital Foundation and created an enduring legacy.

Barnes-Jewish is Certified as a Center of Excellence for Bariatric Surgery

  • June 1, 2007
  • Number of views: 2719
Bariatric surgery - weight loss surgery - can change lives. Several people at the Washington University Weight Management Program had to put that change on hold when Medicare announced in March that it would only cover bariatric surgery performed at medical centers designated as Centers of Excellence by the American Society for Bariatric Surgery (ASBS).

Gastric Bypass Surgery is Effective Treatment for Obesity

  • June 1, 2007
  • Number of views: 3514

Americans are getting heavier. Much heavier. More people than ever are more than 100 pounds overweight – a condition called morbid obesity – and more of them are turning to surgery to drop the weight. Last year, about 140,000 Americans had bariatric procedures.

Specialist Treats Womans Gut Feeling

  • December 1, 2006
  • Number of views: 2233

She was doing everything right. So Kelley Halliburton was not only distressed, but also mystified by the illness that was disrupting her life. Unfortunately for Halliburton, so were her doctors.


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