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Rays of Hope: Teams Blaze a Trail for Blood Cancer Research

About every three minutes, someone in the United States is diagnosed with a blood cancer. If you want to help bring a ray of hope to someone enveloped in the darkness of a blood cancer diagnosis, there is still time to register to participate in this year’s Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Light The Night Walk, sponsored by the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Tri-State Southern Ohio Chapter.
Mon, Jul 29, 2019

Ending the Silence, Stopping the Stigma of Mental Illness

The statistics are, without a doubt, nothing short of staggering. Mental illness is the number-one health problem facing our nation, yet research and access to treatment are still severely underfunded and our country’s mental health system is alarmingly overburdened. Less than 50 percent of people needing mental health care receive the necessary help or treatment.
Wed, Jul 10, 2019

Women Are Demanding Liberating Treatments That Last: Clinically Proven Solutions for Women’s Health

Aging, menopause, pregnancy and childbirth – it’s no secret that a woman goes through a myriad of changes throughout her lifetime. And those changes are often accompanied by a slowdown in collagen production, which in turn causes a decline in a woman’s vaginal lining.
Thu, Jun 20, 2019

The Annual Wellness Exam: At The Heart of Lower Healthcare Costs

“The annual wellness exam is where we take a look at what is going on in your life. It’s that checkup that can set a patient on the course for long-term health maintenance,” says Dr. Meghan Markovich, Physician Director of Value Based Performance at St. Elizabeth Healthcare.
Wed, Jun 19, 2019

Living Kidney Donation: The Selfless Gift That Keeps on Giving

“It’s not the kind of journey you really want to take, but I’m still here to talk about it.” And when Ross Township Police Chief Darryl Haussler talks about the living kidney transplant he received at University of Cincinnati Medical Center last October, he is upbeat, beyond thankful, and still a bit awestruck.
Wed, Jun 05, 2019

Bruxism: What Can You Do About Clenching & Grinding Teeth?

Dental cosmetic issues range from a single damaged tooth which has discolored over time, to severe bruxism (tooth wear from excessive teeth grinding). Dr. Rebecca Hayden, of Hayden Family Dental, says that tooth wear is an issue she sees daily within her practice.
Mon, Jun 03, 2019

Celebrating Choice

“You can have your car in any color you want, as long as it’s black.” Although Henry Ford’s assembly line was a boon to manufacturing and cranked out armies of affordable cars, we’d balk if a dealership told us the same thing today. There are so many options and, after all, it is our car.
Mon, Jun 03, 2019

World Renowned Cardiac Specialist Joins Region's Premier Heart Care, Research Team

World-renowned cardiac specialist Tim Henry, M.D., F.A.C.C., M.S.C.A.I., former chief of cardiology at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, was recently named the Lindner Family Distinguished Chair in Clinical Research and Medical Director of The Carl and Edyth Lindner Center for Research and Education at The Christ Hospital. An internationally-recognized innovator in heartattack care and the study of stem cell and regenerative therapies for heart failure and refractory angina, Dr. Henry is excited to be working with Dean Kereiakes, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.S.C.A.I., interventional cardiologist and Medical Director of The Christ Hospital Research Institute.
Fri, May 31, 2019

Spring, Sports & Sprains

With spring often comes sprains if you don’t warm up properly before swinging a golf club, serving a tennis ball, hitting the ski slopes or running a mile for the first time following a winter hiatus.
Thu, May 30, 2019

Meeting Patient Demand for More Non-Invasive Procedures

Donath Facial Plastic Surgery has expanded its team of aesthetics providers to include five new professional injectors in order to meet patients’ rapidly increasing demand for non-surgical procedures.
Wed, May 29, 2019

Hope, Strength, Courage: Mementos for the Rest of the Journey

The transplant team at UC Health brings hope to hundreds of patients each year through life-saving organ transplant surgeries, along with breakthrough research and innovations. But the experts at UC Health know that clinical care is just one step in a longer journey for their patients.
Wed, May 29, 2019

New Trends In Senior Living

As generations of residents at senior living facilities are changing, so too are the trends and expectations of senior care providers. “Bingo is no longer what they are looking for,” says Megan Gresham-Ulrich, Vice President of Corporate Communications, Marketing and Development for Maple Knoll Communities. “Baby boomers coming in want to do everything they didn’t have time to do when they were busy raising families and working.”
Wed, May 22, 2019

Surfer Girls: Wouldn't it be Nice...to Find a Cure?

High-spirited entertainment, guests spontaneously jumping up to dance, entertainers swinging from the ceiling, puppies that sell for $15,000…this might sound like a lively party, but instead these are things that tend to happen at the annual JDRF Cincinnatians of the Year Gala. Many people tend to think of nonprofit black-tie gala fundraisers as boring affairs, with lots of talking and a barely edible chicken dinner, but JDRF prides itself in breaking the mold of traditional galas by hosting a full-fledged and immersive extravaganza.
Wed, May 15, 2019

JDRF Cincinnatians of the Year

Life took an unexpected turn for the Cramer family during a girls’ lacrosse game 15 years ago. “Our daughter Molly was out running down the field and then she just passed out,” remembers Laura Cramer. “Here is this super healthy 12-year-old girl collapsed on the field and then quickly in the emergency room at Children’s. Despite a lot of testing, doctors didn’t seem to know right away what was going on until they tested her blood sugar. They very quickly knew that Molly had Type 1 diabetes.”
Wed, May 15, 2019

Learning The Art of Aging Gracefully, Becoming The Best Version of Yourself

Beatriz H. Porras, M.D. is the founder and medical director of Skin Diagnostics Laser & Rejuvenation in Cincinnati. Dr. Porras specializes in Cosmetic and General Dermatology and has extensive training and experience of more than 20 years. Her passion for dermatology started in her early childhood in her native Colombia, where her maternal grandfather died of melanoma.
Fri, May 10, 2019

Keeping an Eye on the Challenges Facing Women in Ophthalmology

Women often wear many hats – wife/partner, mother, daughter, household manager – the list goes on and on before considering the role of doctor, which is one of the most demanding in terms of time and energy, says Kavitha Sivaraman, M.D., an ophthalmologist specializing in cataract surgery and medical and surgical diseases of the cornea at Cincinnati Eye Institute (CEI) in Blue Ash. Sivaraman recently donned a new hat as founder of a supportive community of women who share this mutual – and challenge-laden – experience.
Fri, May 10, 2019

Cincinnati Eye Institute Welcomes Two New Retina Specialists to the Team

When it comes to maintaining clear vision, your retina is the key to properly interpreting light and communicating what you see to your brain.
Mon, Mar 18, 2019