Osteoporosis: What You Should Know

Maybe you’ve heard of osteoporosis but assumed it was something to worry about in old age. Not the  

The Great Breakfast Debate

Is breakfast really the most important meal of the day? These days, we are all in a rush to get out the door each morning. It’s easy to bypass breakfast – but should we be making time for it? Benefits of breakfast The short answer: yes, breakfast is worth the extra effort. Breakfast often sets  

Better Speech and Hearing Month: Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)

Did you know that difficulty swallowing can occur as a result of a stroke or undergoing treatment for  

Arthritis: Your Treatment Depends on Your Type

Although arthritis is America’s leading cause of disability and over 20 percent of Americans suffer from some form of arthritis, the different types of arthritis aren’t widely known. Dr. Marcos Estrada, Rheumatologist at St. Elizabeth Physicians described the three categories of arthritis: Degenerative – more commonly known as osteoarthritis is the most common type of  

The 5 Sudden Symptoms of a Stroke

Each year, the American Stroke Association estimates of the 800,000 people in the United States who have a  

Relay for Life: Get Involved

In communities all across the United States and the world, people join together to be a part of Relay for Life. This incredible event celebrates cancer survivors and honors those warriors who have lost their battle to the disease. What is Relay for Life? Relay for Life is the American Cancer Society’s signature fundraising event. Participants  

Melanoma Know More at St. Elizabeth Healthcare

What do you know about melanoma? St. Elizabeth Healthcare wants you to be a part of the Melanoma  

Physical Therapy Can Help Alleviate Jaw or Face Pain

If you suffer from jaw or face pain, you may be one of the 10 million Americans the National Institutes of Health estimates are affected by TMJ dysfunction. Many people that suffer from TMJ dysfunction think they have issues with their ear, others are under a great deal of stress. The good news is, there  

The Facts About Crash Dieting for Swimsuit Season

For some of us, preparing to put that swimsuit on gets us thinking about losing those extra winter  

Vaccinate Your Baby On Time to Prevent Illness

Immunization is designed to protect your child early in life when they are most vulnerable to life-threatening diseases  

Tips from a Nurse—When Someone You Love is in the ICU

When you have a loved one being cared for in an Intensive Care Unit (ICU), it can be very “intense.” Elizabeth Hlebak, RN in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at St. Elizabeth Edgewood, understands the journey you may be on and has some advice for you. She said, “The first thing to understand is there  

Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery – Be Awake and Leave with Just One Stitch

You are sleeping, and you wake up yet again with tingling, numbness and pain in your hands and  

9 Options to Relieve the Pain of Thumb Arthritis

Thumb arthritis pain can be debilitating, making ordinary tasks difficult to complete. If you suffer from thumb arthritis,  

E-Cigarettes: A Good or Bad Smoking Alternative?

E-cigarettes are perceived as “safer” and marketed as a method to quit smoking – but is there any  

Are Food Delivery Services as Healthy as They Claim?

In today’s world of quick access and instant gratification, there is a surge in food delivery service options — HelloFresh, Marley spoon, Blue Apron, Plated, Sun Basket, Home Chef, Green Blender, Balance, Freshly, Terra’s Kitchen and the list keeps growing. The convenience of having a meal ready to prepare and delivered to your door is