Wash U Will Put a Balloon in Your Belly to Lose WeightThe balloon is temporary, only to be in place for six months, then removed after the patient is counseled on making some critical lifestyle changes.
Rams WR Bailey Has Surgery After Being Shot in FloridaSt. Louis Rams receiver Stedman Bailey has undergone several hours of surgery in Florida for a bullet wound in the head.
Lynn Undergoes 'Tommy John' Surgery; Will Miss Entire 2016 SeasonLynn, 28, will miss the entire 2016 season.
Chimp-Attack Victim From St. Louis Throws First PitchAndrew Oberle was almost killed 3 years ago by Chimpanzees he was studying in South Africa.
You Can Now Research a Surgeon's Track RecordConsumers Checkbook analyzed the medical records of four million major operations for its database.
Getting the Jump on Cancer with Preventative SurgeriesAngelina Jolie had her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed after a recent blood test showed a possible early sign of cancer.
Local Plastic Surgeons Fixing a Fashion Trend of the YoungIt's an extreme fashion statement - ear gauging - where instead of just having a small pierced ear, a hoop-like hole is pierced into the earlobe.
Cardiac Surgeons Use Non-Invasive Approach to Fix Mitral ValvesSt. Louis University cardiac surgeons now have a new option for mitral valve repair - one that doesn't involve cutting open a patient's chest.
SSM Parting Ways With Neurosurgeon Who Operated on Wrong Side of Woman's BrainSSM Health Care and Dr. Armond Levy both confirm that his contract was not renewed.
Can My Health Insurance Cover My Spouse?Whether or not your health insurance can cover your spouse depends on your specific policy.
How Do I Use My Health Insurance When I Visit A Doctor?To maximize the benefits of your insurance policy, you will likely need to choose a doctor from within your health plan’s network.
Kansas Man Who Lost Toes From Frostbite Has Lesson for Others22-year-old Evan Harter lost his toes after walking for an hour in frigid weather.