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Bad shoulder, bad heart?

Shoulder pain and injury may be linked to increased risk factors for heart disease.

Shoulder pain and a tendency toward shoulder injury may be linked to increased risk factors for heart disease, according to a new study of skilled laborers.

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Genetic consequences of obesity

New research shows that obesity can have negative effects on the genes which lead to increased risk for heart disease, diabetes and other metabolic disorders.

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Health Capsules: On the calendar

Treat Yourself and Your Heart, a free program offered by Barnes-Jewish St. Peters and Progress West hospitals, is on Monday, Feb. 13 from 4-6 p.m. at Middendorf-Kredell Library in O'Fallon.

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O’Fallon hosts National Blood Donor Drive, Jan. 13

o help local blood banks maintain adequate supplies this winter, O’Fallon will host a National Volunteer Donor Month Blood Drive on Friday, Jan. 13, from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the O’Fallon Municipal Centre [City Hall], 100 North Main Street.

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Club Fitness Heroes Weekend; free workouts for Military, First Responders Nov. 11-13

Club Fitness salutes all military and first responders with Club Fitness Heroes Weekend, offering all-gym access to veterans, active military, police, EMT and firefighters at all 23 locations over Veterans Day weekend, Nov. 11-13. Heroes Weekend participants simply need to check in and show their ID cards at the front desk. They are able to check in any time the club ...

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