Christi Blauvelt says her sleeve gastrectomy was "not a magic trick – This is a change in life."
Boone Medical Group congratulates Sonya Addison, MD, for being named one of Columbia Business Times’ 2016 20 Under 40.
After the excitement of the holidays is over, it’s normal to feel underwhelmed returning to the daily grind, especially with several months of cold winter weather ahead of us. But some people feel more than a post-holiday letdown. For people with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), the change of seasons brings a change of mood.
Mindless eating is a part of most everyone's lives -- and even an extra 100 to 200 calories a day can add up. The little extra treats that we sneak throughout the day are more significant than we realize. Fortunately, small changes in your habits and environment can make a big difference!
At the end of every year, we navigate our way through the holiday season, constantly attempting to dodge the food that is thrown our way. They pass, and New Year's Resolutions come, where we adamantly dedicate ourselves to healthy habits. By the end of January, we are finally getting back on track.
Then comes Valentine's Day.
High school athletics consumes a major amount of time for many families. To put it in perspective, more than 60 percent of high school students in Missouri are involved in high school athletics. It’s a great way to get engaged and be active, but also can result in injury. There are many ways to keep your children safe while they are involved in sports. Safety is a matter of understanding possible risks and taking the recommended safety precautions.
Even when we take good preventive care of ourselves, unexpected injuries and illnesses will happen. Fortunately, Boone Hospital Center and Boone Medical Group are here for you and your family, with many options for same-day medical care, including primary care providers, convenient care and our hospital’s emergency department.
As a staff and charge nurse in the GI lab, Kathy Reller works with physicians, technicians and other nurses on highly specialized procedures to diagnose and treat gastrointestinal conditions. Her job requires a high degree of skill and knowledge, and it also requires care, compassion and discretion for the people who need these procedures.
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