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Working your core for more than just a six-pack

If there’s a trendy phrase that has made its way through gym culture of late, it has to  

Are you Ready for Weight Loss Surgery?

You’re tired of being unhealthy. You’ve tried every diet under the sun, without long-term success. You’ve been researching weight-loss surgery for months and stalking online discussion boards, but you’re scared it may not work. You’re ready for a major life change, and you don’t want to look back. If that sounds like you, you may  

How to Plan Your Healthy Year: Annual Well Visits

Get 2018 off to a healthy start. Schedule the most important appointment of the year, your annual well  

Cold Weather and Heart Attacks: is there a Link?

The ins and outs of heart health in frigid temperatures It’s one of the most dreaded parts of  

Glaucoma – The Silent Thief of Sight

Known as the “silent thief of sight,” glaucoma is a group of eye disorders that lead to a  

New Year, New Fitness Goals

If frequenting the gym is on your list of 2018 resolutions, you’ve come to the right place. From stretching to correctly using gym equipment and creating healthy new habits, St. Elizabeth Healthcare is here to back up your 2018 fitness goals. Stretching: keep it simple and effective For both gym newbies and gym regulars, stretching  

Cervical Cancer Awareness: What You Should Know

At St. Elizabeth Healthcare, we want to educate and facilitate early detection and prevention of cancer. January is  

Debunking Winter Illness Myths

Cold and flu season is upon us We all dread cold and flu season and the seemingly endless  

Trendy Diets – Do They Work?

Keto, Paleo, 21-day Fix and intermittent fasting – they are grabbing headlines for the hottest diet trends in 2018. But do they work? Rachel Wagner, MS, LD, a licensed dietitian at St. Elizabeth Physicians Weight Management Center tells us the pros and cons of the hottest diets and how to achieve your long-term weight goals. “Trendy  

Nutrition Facts Labels Changing – Eventually

The current nutritional label (food label) can be very confusing: who really knows what 15% of Vitamin A  

Quit Smoking in 2018 with the Freshstart Program

What is the Freshstart program? The Freshstart program is a free smoking cessation program developed by the American  

New Year’s Resolutions—Don’t Wait Until January 1

It’s that time of year again. January is coming, and you are ready to push the reset button  

Tips and Tricks for Holiday Eating

The average American gains five pounds over the holidays – something that many of us don’t want to hear in the midst of the holiday season. This weight gain is attributed to over-indulging in delicious foods and delightfully festive drinks, as well as the hustle and bustle of the season that limits our normal healthy  

Do you have Sleep Apnea?

The Disruptive Snorer Is there a snorer in your house? Whether it’s you, your partner or your child  

Coping with Cancer During the Holidays

Holidays can be a stressful time of year for any family, but dealing with a cancer diagnosis can be overwhelming. The holiday season is about traditions and celebrations. Sharri Butcher, MSN, RN-C, Nurse Manager for St. Elizabeth Healthcare Cancer Care/Medical Oncology, offered some insights on how to help during the holidays. By providing comfort and