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Expecting the Unexpected – A Stay in the NICU

When you are preparing to have a baby, you may have some surprises. For about 1 of every  

Remember the ABCs of Diabetes—Don’t Forget D and E

The American Diabetes Association and the American College of Cardiology teamed up in 2011 to raise awareness of diabetes. Together, they created the ABCs of Diabetes to make it easy for you to remember the key numbers you should be watching to know your risk of diabetes and heart disease. Dr. Mark Boyd, Family Medicine,  

What is the Difference between Alzheimer’s and Dementia?

Many times you hear people use Alzheimer’s and dementia interchangeably, but they are not the same. Dementia is  

Thanksgiving Dinner Makeover

Thanksgiving is the beginning of a long and indulgent holiday season— the first day in a 6-week onslaught  

5 Tips for Preparing for Winter Sports on the Hardwood

Football, cross-country and soccer season are coming to an end, and student-athletes are moving indoors to the hardwood  

Movember and Prostate Health

What is Movember? Right after Halloween, you might be noticing that your normally clean-shaven neighbors or co-workers are  

Lung Cancer Awareness Month

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month and St. Elizabeth Healthcare is using that opportunity to focus on the importance of early detection and screening for the successful treatment of lung cancer. If you are a current or former smoker, the statistics are sobering. • 85 percent of lung cancer is caused by smoking. • Kentucky  

Does Changing the Clock Increase Risk of Stroke?

Falling back may have more of an impact on your health than you realize. A study released last  

Treatment Options for Vertigo Patients

What is Vestibular Physical Therapy? St. Elizabeth Healthcare is excited to offer a unique treatment option to patients suffering from dizziness, vertigo or balance disorders – vestibular physical therapy. Scott Schowalter, a Physical Therapist at St. Elizabeth, has been treating patients with vestibular therapy since 2003. He has taken a dozen different educational courses and  

Prevent a Stroke from Affecting Your Family

Start young, live a healthy lifestyle and know your family history. That’s the stroke prevention advice of St.  

Power Lunch – Empowering Women to Take Control

Everyone has at least one friend that has fallen behind on getting her annual mammogram. The friend that  

Thinking Outside of the Box for Women with Heart Disease

When it comes to heart attacks, catching up to men wasn’t ever on the feminist manifesto. Well, we’ve  

5 Apps You Can’t Live Without

Tracking calories and exercise is just an icon away. Fitness apps are easy, intuitive and really hold you  

Halloween Safety 101 – Costumes, Candy and Carving

Halloween ghost stories and scary movies make for a lot of fun during October, but you want to  

Dry Needle Physical Therapy

An Effective New Physical Therapy Technique for Chronic Muscle Pain For patients suffering from chronic or severe muscle