NEWS

Get your kids ready for an adventure

Students who participate in this year's Adventures in HealthCare camp will explore career opportunities such as nursing, radiology, pharmacy, respiratory care and health information technology. Camp will be held 9am - 2pm each day, July 18-22, 2016.

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Savor the flavor of eating right with five-ingredient recipes

Each March, we celebrate National Nutrition Month. This year's theme is "savor the flavor of eating right." BJC School Outreach and Youth Development dietitian, Kristin Cunningham, demonstrates how to savor the flavor of two simple and nourishing recipes, each containing just five ingredients. 

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Love your heart

BJC School Outreach and Youth Development team members use creative approaches to convey health information to students in grades K-12. Below are limericks about the importance of heart health.

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Recognizing 25 years of serving school-age youth

BJC School Outreach and Youth Development celebrates 'silver' anniversary

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Get the 'skinny' on fat in time for Hanukkah

Many "fatty" foods will fill holiday tables from Thanksgiving through the New Year. While eating too much fat can lead to health conditions such as heart disease, diabetes and obesity, not all fats are harmful.

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Jump rope teams to show off their skills at 'double dutch showcase'

People of all ages are invited to participate in a city-wide Double Dutch jump rope showcase 10 a.m.-2 p.m., December 12, at Wohl Recreation Center, 1515 N. Kingshighway Blvd. The event is supported by Healthy Schools Healthy Communities initiative, in partnership with BJC School Outreach and Youth Development.
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Missouri Foundation for Health supports St. Louis Public Schools in reducing childhood obesity

Healthy Schools Healthy Communities initiative enters second year supporting wellness in SLPS schools. 

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Reflect and refocus: A renewed perspective on food

BJC School Outreach and Youth Development Registered Dietitian Esti Asher discusses the various symbolic foods consumed during the holiday of Rosh Hashanah and a few fun facts to keep in mind when reflecting upon the importance and significance of our food.

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Service runs in the family for BJWCH volunteer

Joanna Kolker, a senior at Parkway Central High School, is following in her great-grandmother's footsteps and is the fourth generation of her family to volunteer for either Barnes-Jewish or Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital. Joanna is a participant in the Pre-Professional Health Sciences Academy, a partnership with the Special School District, Parkway School District, and BJC School Outreach and Youth Development.

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From EDs to ice cream, campers have adventurous week

Campers at BJC School Outreach and Youth Development's Adventures in HealthCare Camp spent time exploring careers, donning scrubs and even making ice cream from scratch July 13-17, 2015.

 

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