Health in o Fallon, MO

ST. LOUIS - A thrombectomy is an interventional procedure of removing a blood clot from a blood vessel. If you have an ischemic stroke (a stroke caused by a blood clot in your brain), doctors can sometimes do a procedure called a thrombectomy to remove the clot
SSM Health St. Clare Hospital has been certified by The Joint Commission (TJC) as a Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center. This certification builds upon a previous TJC Stroke Certification as a Primary Stroke Center with an added component…

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — The most recent edition of Health Matters Presented by SSM Health provides KMOX listeners with an in-depth look at several hot button medical issues.

Lasting 21 weeks, the 2018-19 flu season was not only the longest in a decade, but it was unusually marked by two separate waves of influenza A sickness, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed Thursday in a new report.

It’s National Humor Month, so have a laugh for your health’s sake

ST. LOUIS – Dr. Patrick Yeung, director of the SLUCare center for endometriosis, joins us to help raise awareness for the painful disorder during National Endometriosis Awareness Month.
Endometriosis is a disorder where the tissue of the uterus grows outside of the uterus. It causes severe pain and excessive bleeding. In many cases, endometriosis requires surgery to treat.