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The science behind animal therapy

Although animal-assisted therapy dates only to the 1990s, people have long had a gut appreciation for the succor  

Have arch or heel pain in the mornings? It could be plantar fasciitis

When I had plantar fasciitis, I didn’t know it at first. I woke up one morning after a  

Keep your eyes safe this Fourth of July

If you’re preparing to celebrate the Fourth with fireworks, remember that fireworks injure thousands of people each year, and 35 percent of firework victims are children ages 15 and under. That’s according to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, which stresses that fireworks are not toys but incendiary devices that can cause devastating eye injuries. In  

Beware of this disease lurking in your public pool

Swimming and diarrhea just don’t mix. If you have diarrhea, stay out of the pool while you are  

11 “must do” summer activities in Cincinnati

Summer is the perfect time to get some exercise in the great outdoors. There are lots of activities to get you moving this summer, plus research shows that there are mental health benefits to spending time in nature. Here are a few ideas to get moving:   FREE exercise classes in a local park Washington  

Prevention is key: Schedule an annual exam today

If you pay attention to your body, you know when something just doesn’t feel right. That’s why self-breast  

Where your teen should volunteer this summer

Summer is the ideal time for teenagers to put their spare time to good use by volunteering in  

Meet the hand therapists at St. Elizabeth Healthcare

It’s said that many hands make light work. At. St. Elizabeth Healthcare Hand Therapy, many highly-trained, passionately dedicated professionals make rewarding work. Hand Therapy specialists treat and rehabilitate upper limbs, including the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder. Ricki Collins, one of the registered and licensed occupational therapists and certified hand therapists (CHTs) at St. Elizabeth  

Traveling this summer? Check out these tips now

Traveling overseas for business or pleasure can be exciting, but it can take a toll on your health. Before you hop on that plane, make an appointment with the experts at St. Elizabeth Business Health’s Travel Medicine program. “Countries outside of the United States have varying standards of care, and disease risks can change by  

Are you taking years off your life just sitting around?

A recent study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine reviewed information from 54 countries and found