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Vaccine linked to sharp reduction of HPV in teenagers

Every year, more than 27,000 cancer cases are attributed to a single cause that can easily be prevented.  

Update: Selena Gomez receives kidney transplant after lupus diagnosis

A version of this story discussing Selena Gomez’s lupus originally ran on Oct. 12, 2015. The story was  

Encourage your teen to volunteer

Many middle-school age kids want to put in service hours for church or school, but may not know  

Mazor X technology at St. Elizabeth means more precise spinal fusion surgery

The next step in minimally invasive spinal (lumbar) fusion is now available at St. Elizabeth Healthcare. Mazor X technology is making it easier for surgeons to be more precise and efficient during spinal fusion surgery, meaning you are less likely to need spinal revision surgery. St. Elizabeth is the first in the region – and  

Now’s the time to consider a partial or total knee replacement

If you are considering a partial or total knee replacement, arguably you could not have picked a better  

6 ovarian cancer risk factors to watch for

According to the Ovarian Cancer Alliance of Greater Cincinnati, ovarian cancer is the most fatal of all gynecologic  

Breast cancer and the power of fitness

According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point in their lifetime. Aside from symptoms and side-effects of treatment, one of the biggest challenges for cancer patients and survivors is maintaining healthy levels of physical activity. Regular exercise allows the body to release endorphins,  

Take the first step in preventing prostate cancer

Approximately 17 percent of men (1 in 6) are diagnosed with prostate cancer at some point in their  

Recipe: Rainbow bowls

Need the perfect addition to your Labor Day picnic menu? Look no further than these brightly-colored rainbow bowls,  

Ladies, protect yourself from a stroke

According to the National Stroke Association, more women die from stroke than men. In fact, stroke is the fourth leading cause of death in women (compared to being the fifth leading cause of death in men). Surprised? Remember, women generally live longer than men, so they are more likely to live alone when a stroke  

Beware the dangers of dehydration

As student athletes return to the field for the fall sports season, maintaining proper levels of hydration should be on every coach’s and parent’s mind. The symptoms and repercussions of extreme dehydration can be severe. Parents and coaches should monitor players for signs of possible dehydration.   These symptoms may include: Fatigue Dizziness Headache Muscle cramps  

Sports Asthma 101

Back-to-school season is here, and parents likely picked up the backpacks, pencils and notebooks on their child’s supply  

Recipe: Creamy cannellini bean and avocado wraps

The fall temperatures are approaching, but, for now, we’re still obsessed with these refreshing wraps that are extremely filling and satisfying all our summer cravings. If you’re craving fresh, crisp vegetables, look no further than this wrap that incorporates cucumbers, bean sprouts, red onions and avocado. The beans and chipotle peppers add a southwestern flare and  

Safety first when viewing the eclipse

It’s been nearly 40 years since the last total solar eclipse was visible in the United States. Today’s eclipse will be visible for 2 hours and 50 minutes in the Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky area beginning at 1:00 p.m., with peak viewing time at 2:28 p.m. While this is an exciting natural spectacle to witness,  

A “Safer Way to Sleep” for babies

A new campaign to save babies’ lives is being embraced at hospitals across the country. The “Safer Way to Sleep” campaign gets rid of the traditional pink and blue blankets which have lined nurseries for years. “Every five days a baby dies from a sleep-related death in the state of Kentucky, which is really unfortunate,”