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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  

Don’t Let Holiday Cocktails Ruin Your Diet

The holiday spirit is in the air—happy hours, family gatherings, and holiday parties. Don’t let the holiday cocktails  

Expecting Mothers: Hospital Bag Checklist for the Winter

The excitement of preparing for a new baby typically is centered on what you need in your nursery,  

Patient Avoids Surgery Thanks to Vital Consultation

One night, at the Reed household in Williamstown, a scary series of events started to unfold. John Reed  

Cancer Patient gets Valuable Second Opinion at No Extra Cost

David Rankin thought he was pretty healthy for a 71-year-old. Almost every day, he enjoyed taking walks throughout his Erlanger neighborhood, where he lives with his wife Bonnie. One day, after routine bloodwork, David was stunned when his primary care doctor told him that his red blood cell count was too low. “I didn’t even  

What You Need to Know About Aquatic Therapy

The first question that most people have about aquatic therapy is, “is it right for me?” The answer  

Good news about strokes?

Yes! The American Heart Association  (AHA) reports that 80 percent of strokes can be prevented by taking these steps: Control your blood pressure Stop smoking Exercise Manage atrial fibrillation With uncontrolled high blood pressure to blame for more than half of all strokes, it leads the list of risk factors that can be controlled. Knowledge  

Baby Gift Ideas: Essentials to the Splurge

Nothing is more fun than buying a gift for a newborn. Since the baby is too young to  

Healthy for the Holidays: 4 Tips to Surviving a Holiday Party

It’s that time of year again—party, party, party. Whether it is at the office, or with friends and  

Offer a Helping Hand to a Loved One with Cancer

If you know someone who has recently received a cancer diagnosis, you may be wondering how you can help them this holiday season. Often just a small gesture and a helping hand can mean a lot to someone dealing with cancer. Shayna Hamilton, RN, MSM, CMSRN, Nurse Manager at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Cancer Care Center,  

Knee Replacements Create a New Hobby for Mike Keipert

Is knee pain slowing you down and making it difficult to live your best life? Mike Keipert knows  

The First Meal of the Day Could Save You from Heart Disease

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day—right? Everyone has read articles that say eating breakfast can  

GERD Awareness Week

St. Elizabeth Healthcare is an advocate of GERD Awareness Week. The goal of GERD Awareness Week is to