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Fox 2 Health Watch BannerThe FDA approved Magseed in 2016 which is a small, radiation-free seed that makes for a better experience for breast cancer patients.

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Despite proactive management, some cancer patients are at greater risk for lymphedema due to damaged lymph nodes following cancer treatment. Recently, two microsurgical options have emerged. 
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A food allergy is an abnormal immune response to a specific food’s protein – seafood, peanuts, tree nuts, cow’s milk, eggs, soy, fruit, wheat.
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The CDC estimates that as many as 900,000 people in the U.S. are affected by DVT and PE each year, and nearly 100,000 people die every year.
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SLUCare now offers a smoking cessation clinic to help you stop smoking successfully and live a healthier life.
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For women who are experiencing AUB, there are many treatment options – from medication to surgery – to effectively reduce the excessive bleeding.
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TCAR is an innovative new procedure that reduces the risk of stroke while clearing blockages in patient's carotid arteries
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In the late summer months and fall, mold comes into play. General symptoms start with stuffy, runny, itchy, sneezy nose, cough and itchy, and watery eyes.
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Considering cosmetic treatments for your face or body? SLUCare dermatologists can help sort through the options and design the best procedure or plan for you.
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CoolSculpting works well for removing stubborn fat in areas like the upper arm, abdomen, double chin, back, bra line, flanks, inner and outer thighs and knees.
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More than 70% of men in their 60's experience BPH symptoms. Urolift may be good for you.
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The goal with eyelid surgery is to achieve a natural look, says Espinoza, who strives to provide completely individualized care.
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Bariatric arterial embolization is a new, minimally invasive weight loss treatment that's safe and effective in sustaining weight loss in severely obese people.
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Hormone associated cancers cause Dr. Lynn to look at options like antidepressants and other hormone-free treatments.
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Prostate artery embolization (PAE) is a minimally invasive image-guided procedure that offers men an alternative to traditional therapies for an enlarged prostate.
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A new FDA approved procedure is being offered to reduce the pain without the drugs called spinal tumor radio-frequency ablation.
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One out of 10 women experience problems with sexual desire, arousal, orgasm or pain at some point in their lives.
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Kidney stones has been described as the worst pain a human can feel. SLUCare urologist, Dr. Lindsay Lombardo Offers advice for prevention and treatment.
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Dr. Schmitz runs one of the only dedicated hypertension clinics in Missouri and finds many patients can avoid taking the wrong medications connected to white coat syndrome.
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Smoking is an addiction that may take several tries to break. SLUCare vascular surgeon, Dr. Matthew Smeds says Missouri ranks 9th in the country for the number of adult daily smokers.
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Nearly one-third of American adults have high blood pressure and are at increased risk for various issues...
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Ugly veins, pain and bleeding are symptoms of varicose veins in the legs can affect a person's self-image and their ability to do their jobs. 
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A Brentwood High School senior started recovery after surgery when he was just a freshman. The SLUCare sports medicine team focuses on helping patients recover from a variety of injuries.
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In St. Louis, SLUCare Physician Group offers a team of midwives highly trained to help expectant mothers have healthy and safe births in a technologically advanced hospital setting
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Excessive sweating, beyond what is needed to control body temperature, is called hyperhidrosis and affects nearly 3 percent of the population.
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When a woman becomes a mother, she can choose to see SLUCare Certified Nurse Midwife for help with breastfeeding the baby.
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The SLUCare Center for Endometriosis offers a team approach. General surgeons and specialists design your individualized treatment plan.
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NAPRO Technology can help couples have kids and help women have answers to why they are struggling to conceive.
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Fighting stretch marks? Advances such as topical medicines and lasers can help restore smooth skin.

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There are treatments to help improve your sex life, enhance your relationship, and restore your well-being.

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SLUCare's team of cosmetic and laser surgery providers offer a wide array of services.

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SLUCare audiologists offer the very best care for hearing and balance disorders in adults and children.

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Considering cosmetic treatments for your face or body? SLUCare dermatologists can help sort through the options and design the best procedure or plan for you.

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