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Tips from a pediatrician at each age

Boy at doctor stock

Conversations about physical and brain development are important at every age, especially prior to returning to school. Dr. Jamie Kondis, Washington University emergency department pediatrician at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, has provided tips and topics for families to discuss at every age.

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On the calendar

BJC sponsors a Today’s Grandparents class on Tuesday, July 24 from 6:30-9 p.m. at Missouri Baptist Medical Center, 3023 N. Ballas Road, Building D, Suite 400. This two-hour class serves as an update for grandparents-to-be. It will focus on current trends in infant care as well as provide tips on local and distant grandparenting. Discussion is encouraged. A tour of the hospital’s OB division is included. Cost is $20 per person. Register each participant online at https://classes-events.bjc.org. • • • Join an orthopedic physician for Knee Replacement: Is It Right for Me?, a discussion about minimally invasive knee replacement surgery and ...

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Benefits beyond the gut

Probiotics are a popular daily supplement for adults of all ages to help promote a healthy balance of bacteria in the intestinal tract.

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Walk faster, live longer

Walking is great exercise no matter what your age, but its low-impact benefits make walking a top workout choice among older adults. 

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