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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  

Can Local Honey Boost Your Immunity?

Every spring and summer, you’ll likely see suggestions in the news to use local honey to boost immunity  

How to Avoid the Guilt of Eating Out

We’ve all done it: “saved up” our calories or eaten lightly all day in preparation of a delicious  

Women Take Heart: Your Love of Salt puts Your Heart at Risk

If you are like most people you keep a salt shaker on your table at each meal and  

Why Does My Heart Skip A Beat or Race?

Have you ever been sitting in a meeting or trying to fall asleep and suddenly your heart skips,  

Meniscus Tear in the Knee—To Repair or Trim?

Meniscus tears are very common causes of knee pain. You may feel your knee lock or give away  

Easing the Pain in Your Neck

New cervical disc replacement offers relief When your neck hurts, really hurts, it has a way of affecting your entire life. “The pain was constant.” “A sharp pain.” “A stinging, burn.” “My arm went numb.” “I couldn’t turn my head when driving.” “I couldn’t sleep.” These are just a few of the symptoms people report  

March of Dimes: Making Steps for Healthy Moms and Babies

Each year, about 500,000 babies are born prematurely or with defects in the United States. The March of  

Don’t Season with Salt, Try Chimichurri

Next time you’re in the kitchen, don’t reach for the salt to season your foods. Instead, use herbs.  

Finding Answers after 15 Years

Kathy Dickerson had been dealing with incontinence for 15 years. “Ever since I had kids, I’ve been making  

Will Hand Splinting Be a Sport in The Next Winter Games?

You may not think hand splinting is an athletic event, but in Northern Kentucky—there is world class competition. Each year, St. Elizabeth Healthcare invites physical therapy and occupational therapy students from local universities to square off to learn more about the importance of splinting. In this year’s competition, Mount St. Joseph University’s physical therapy program,  

Precision Medicine: What Does it Mean for You?

St. Elizabeth Healthcare is committed to providing our patients with cutting-edge medical care. Recently, St. Elizabeth has brought  

8 Reasons to Stay Awake During Hand Surgery

You may be thinking that you wouldn’t want to be awake during any surgery, but the benefits will