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New surgical option to treat arthritis

The knee is the largest joint in the body, and the joint most likely to be affected by  

LOL: You can FINALLY celebrate Christmas now [Video]

For those of you who are sticklers about giving each holiday its due – first Halloween, then Thanksgiving, then Christmas – you will certainly enjoy the “Too soon for Christmastime” parody video below. And, if you do fall into this group, the good news is it’s the day after Thanksgiving, which means you can FINALLY  

Why get checked for Alzheimer’s?

There is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease. But as researchers continue to search for better options to treat and prevent the devastating disease, it’s important to get checked if you notice warning signs of Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia in yourself or a loved one. Early detection offers three key advantages, according to the  

Family matters… to your heart health

Remember, today, Thanksgiving, Nov. 26, 2015, is National Family Health History Day. Sharing details of your family health  

What does the average person’s Thanksgiving look like? [Infographic]

Ever wondered how many lengths of a football field you would have to run to burn off that  

Keeping your kiddos busy today (and throughout the holidays)

As parents, we’ve all had those stressful moments when we stop and wonder, How did mom do this  

Making healthy choices in the bread aisle [Video]

When it comes to choosing the best bread for your family, how do you decide? From white to high-fiber and wheat to whole-grain, it’s easy to get lost in the bread aisle. We’re here to help! Karah Stanley, registered dietitian at the St. Elizabeth Physicians Weight Management Center, explains which ingredients you need to look for  

Pumpkin’s surprising health benefits

It’s definitely pumpkin season, as you can tell by the flood of pumpkin-spiced items on menus and grocery-store shelves. Though, as we told you recently, many “spiced” items actually contain no pumpkin, which means many of those choices are not the most healthy options. But, pumpkin itself – real pumpkin – is surprisingly healthy. Real pumpkin,  

Innovative PulsePoint app now available in NKY

A new app, which will help connect those experiencing cardiac arrest to CPR-certified help, is now available in  

Does metabolism really slow down with age?

You’ve heard people talk about how their metabolism caught up with them once they hit their 30s or  

9 ways to avoid holiday stress

Flight delays. Work schedules. Amy’s a vegetarian; no, a vegan. What? Now that they’re married, my daughter has to consider his family holiday plans? Holiday stress is real. Palpable. And it can take a toll on everyone. Before snapping at your 86-year-old mom or sending the 15th reminder text to your loving, yet generally non-communicative, adult  

How to keep your pets safe this holiday season

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, and Christmas in sight, families and friends are gathering all across the country. Sometimes those family members have fur and like to bark. Your furry friends are probably just as excited about the holiday season as you are, but, according to local veterinarians, they are at risk of ending  

6 tips to help diabetics navigate the holidays

Forget the presents, forget the decorations, forget the snow. For some of us, the holidays are all about  

Service helps older adults at risk of falling

A new service available through St. Elizabeth Healthcare offers discounted rates on personal emergency response systems to older  

8 tips to win Black Friday

Are you planning to join the masses on the biggest shopping day of the year? We’re here to help you live a better life – that includes helping you win Black Friday. Whether you’re a newbie or a seasoned pro, we have eight tips you can use to conquer Black Friday: 1. Forget wearing “comfortable  


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