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Barnes-Jewish nurses continue their 'adventure'

“I realized from this camp that health care was an interesting and exciting field,” says Katie. “The camp taught me about all the different professions and what they involved, which is something I probably wouldn’t have learned on my own until much later in life.”

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BJC inspires more than 800 girls at STEAM event

Global research shows that women are underrepresented in STEAM industries. For example, according to the National Science Board, despite making up half of the college-educated workforce, women in recent years accounted for less than one-third of those employed in science and engineering. Research also shows that engaging girls in STEAM activities between ages 10 and 14 influences them to seek careers in one of the five fields.

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Warm up with three unique breakfast cereals

While we can’t control the frigid temperatures winter brings, we can warm up our bodies with a tasty and nutrient-rich breakfast before braving the blustery weather. Classics like oatmeal and cream of wheat are excellent choices. But there are many other warm cereals to choose from.

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Hashimoto teaches a class of 7th grade students skills to develop their emotional intelligence

“As we go through our day, we experience highs and lows. When circumstances are in our favor, we refer to it as being ‘above the line.’ When things are annoying or unpleasant, we fall below the line. We try to live our lives above the line; when we’re below the line, we’re “just visiting."

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Cunningham named among nation's best mentor

Dietetic interns who complete their community health rotations through BJC School Outreach and Youth Development know they're getting important training to further their careers. What they might not know is that they're training with one of the nation's top dietetics mentors, BJC School Outreach and Youth Development's own Kristin Cunningham.

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Connecting through communication

With communication tools like texting, social media and video chat at our fingertips, some would say we're more easily connected now than ever before. These forms of communication may not require as much focused attention as talking on the phone or writing a letter and can be easily integrated into a busy day.

However, does it sometimes feel like you're connecting often, but you'd like to connect on a deeper level with those around you? If so, now may be the perfect time to set a goal for more meaningful communication with others. Here are some ways to enhance communication.

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How to create - and keep - your New Year's resolutions

Do you make resolutions when preparing for the New Year? Many times, we don't achieve the goals associated with these resolutions, and they roll over to the next year's list. Below are three tips to help you make and stick with your New Year's resolutions for a healthier, happier and more productive 2017.

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Helping students find their career path

Thanks to the BJC School Outreach and Youth Development career exploration programs, more than 70,000 students living in communities served by BJC HealthCare have been exposed to a variety of professions in the health care field since 2005.

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'Tools for Building Healthier Youth' workshop deemed a success

Conducted at the BJC Learning Institute in late September, the "Tools for Building Healthier Youth" workshop was full of hands-on, interactive and thought-provoking activities that encouraged integrating health education and knowledge into daily conversations. 

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Tips for a happy, healthy and fun Thanksgiving

Want to have a happy, healthy and fun Thanksgiving this year? BJC School Outreach and Youth Development dietitian, Esti Asher, shares 3 tips to help you make it happen.

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