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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  

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  

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,  

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  

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,  

Local woman conquers her lifelong addiction to cigarettes

Teresa Cecil, from Highland Heights, KY, just won the fight of her life – the battle to stop  

Now’s the perfect time to try a group fitness class

When it comes to exercise, sometimes together is better. No matter what type of workout you enjoy, there’s likely an instructor-led group fitness class you can join. You can find classes in aerobics, ballet-inspired barre fitness, indoor cycling, dance-based cardio classes, kickboxing, yoga, Pilates, boot camp, conditioning and more. Working out with a group can  

6 heart-smart steps for young women

My girls hike, bike, run in 5Ks. One even enjoys “Tough Mudders.” But, like most moms, I can’t