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Are you getting enough sleep?

Did you now that seven hours is the recommended amount of sleep adults need each night? Four out of 10 Americans don’t get enough sleep, which can lead to a lack of judgment, reaction time and self-awareness. You know that excessive yawning and the inability to focus are signs you’re not getting enough shut-eye, but  

Alzheimer’s Association sponsors “A Day for Caregivers”

Caring for a loved one with dementia can be emotionally, physically and financially draining, which is why the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Cincinnati is hosting a special free event at the Sharonville Convention Center on Saturday, Nov. 5 to help support caregivers faced with the burden. The educational event includes a keynote address by author  

8 pumpkin carving safety tips

Carving pumpkins and decorating the house are all part of Halloween fun but unfortunately The American Society of  

A workaholic’s guide to using sick days

Office jobs may seem pretty laid-back at first glance. But with demanding customers, important meetings and looming deadlines  

The benefits of aquatic therapy

If you’re trying to get back into the game after an injury or even inactivity, and your capacity  

A quick guide to immunotherapy

Immunotherapy is an umbrella term for a variety of emerging cancer treatments that manipulate the body’s immune response. Recently the Food and Drug Administration has approved immunotherapy treatments for a variety of conditions including bladder and lung cancer and Hodgkin lymphoma. “Harnessing the power of our patients’ own immune systems to help fight their cancers  

Is your child scared of Halloween?

With Halloween only a few days away, you might be worrying about how your child will react to  

Is the upcoming election causing anxiety?

It’s no secret that the upcoming election is one of the strangest of our time, if not ever. No matter which candidate you choose to support, the only thing we know for sure is that on Election Day, America is going to elect the least favorable candidate in history. And that president is going to  

Diabetes: Risks, reality and resources [Infographic]

Diabetes Awareness Month starts in November, but the American Diabetes Association is kicking off the month with Diabetes Awareness Week today and the St. Elizabeth Healthcare Wound Care Centers are showing their support, as well, with the infographic below. According to the American Diabetes Association, an estimated 29.1 million people (9.3 percent of the population) have diabetes,  

Video: Which medications are safe for children?

Your child comes home with a fever – do you reach for Tylenol, Ibuprofen or Aspirin? If you’re unsure, watch the video below, in which Dr. Aleah Gibson with St. Elizabeth Physicians’ Aurora, Ind. office explains everything parents need to know about safe medications. One of the biggest things parents need to remember is that  

Not all patients are the same, treatment shouldn’t be either

Every new technology provides doctors more opportunity to tailor care to the individual patient. “Not all our cardiology  

Muscle cramps: An athlete’s foe

They can stop athletes cold, everywhere from the Rio Olympics to NFL stadiums to your neighborhood field. They’re  

Breakthrough coming for schizophrenia sufferers?

British researchers report they’ve found a link between brain inflammation and schizophrenia, a complex psychiatric disorder that affects as many as 51 million adults worldwide. The researchers at the Medical Research Council’s Clinical Sciences Centre at Imperial College London used PET scans to assess immune cell activity in the brains of 56 adults. Some had  

The unexpected benefits of pet therapy

Any child who has ever fallen and skinned a knee can describe the healing balm of an animal’s unconditional love. But while therapy animals offer that succor, they can do a lot more as well. While therapy animals work in a lot of different settings from elementary schools and libraries (reading to therapy dogs helps  

3 tips to prevent eye injuries in children

Most commonly, children injure their eyes while they’re at school, while they’re playing or while they’re participating in