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Changing the Narrative of Breast Cancer Screening

When most people think about breast cancer screening, mammography immediately comes to mind. While mammograms are beneficial exams and are a great option for preventative screening, the fact is that mammograms can miss approximately 30 to 35 percent of invasive breast cancers. The Cris Collinsworth ProScan Fund (CCPF) is working to make sure the women in the Tri-State area know that when it comes to breast cancer screening, there is no one-size-fits-all approach. CCPF is working to educate women about their options through their Pink Ribbon Empowerment Program, or PREP.
Tue, Jun 27, 2017

It’s Time to Treat your Pelvic Floor Disorder

Nearly 30 percent of women will suffer from conditions caused by deterioration of muscles, connective tissues, bone structures and ligaments in the pelvis at some point in their lifetime. Together, these are collectively known as the “pelvic floor,” and are critical to supporting organs such as the uterus and bladder. Yet as common as pelvic floor disorders are, many women do not seek treatment, suffering from needless discomfort and embarrassment. Dr. Shah says The Christ Hospital Pelvic Floor Center offers unique benefits over traditional treatment.
Mon, Jun 26, 2017

Transformative Results That Last a Lifetime

Eyelid surgery, also known as blepharoplasty, improves the appearance of the upper eyelids, lower eyelids or both. It rejuvenates the appearance to the surrounding area of your eyes, making you look more rested and alert.
Mon, Jun 19, 2017

International Beauty

When the world’s best plastic surgeons want to hear from one of the leading experts in their field, they turn Dr. Alexander Donath of Cincinnati Facial Plastic Surgery.
Mon, Jun 12, 2017

Cincinnati's Premier Senior Living Guide

Fri, Jun 09, 2017

Balancing the Beauty of Aesthetics

For Jeffrey Nerad, MD, an ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgeon at Cincinnati Eye Institute (CEI), surgery truly is an art form.
Thu, Jun 08, 2017

Training and Employing People to Help Others

“We have a tagline here,” smiles Suzanne Kathman, executive director of Mercy Neighborhood Ministries. “It’s ‘educating for life, training for employment and helping seniors age in place.’ ”
Mon, Jun 05, 2017

Total Makeover

Years of pregnancy, birth and breastfeeding can take their toll on a woman’s body. With a “mommy makeover,” those changes don’t have to be so permanent. Dr. Allison Lied, a plastic surgeon with Mangat, Holzapfel & Lied Plastic Surgery, says the “mommy makeover,” the common name for a series of procedures focused on body parts most altered by pregnancy, is growing in popularity among women who have moved past child-bearing years.
Mon, May 29, 2017

Prescription for Living with Hair Loss

A quick internet search reveals hair thinning and hair loss impacts men and women alike, although the statistics neglect to mention that people who suffer from this lose so much more than hair. Hair loss is an enormous emotional blow that negatively impacts quality of life.
Mon, May 22, 2017

Emerging as a National Leader in Bundled Medical Services

Across the nation, the concept of Centers of Excellence is fast becoming the norm, especially in the Greater Cincinnati area. During the past two years, The Christ Hospital has partnered with more than 100 local and national employers on a range of COE programs, surpassing all other healthcare networks.
Thu, May 18, 2017

Transforming Residents’ Lives

Assistive Equipment Turns Possibility Into Reality
“Those who invest in our residents are helping them reach their fullest potential,” Merritt says. “Gifts made to the St. Joseph Home Possibility Fund help us provide the various resources that are available through technology and skilled therapies, making possibility a reality for our residents. Without the generosity of the broader community, our residents would not have the opportunity to access and learn how to utilize this new and transforming technology.”
Mon, May 15, 2017

Exercise is Key

Rising Above Cancer-Related Fatigue
Have you ever felt so tired that you couldn’t even muster the energy to pull up your socks? That’s one description of chronic cancer-related fatigue, a tiredness so profound it is often one of the most troubling cancer symptoms and side effects of treatment.
Mon, May 08, 2017

Benefits of Pet Therapy for Cancer Patients in Hamilton County

Submitted by Sally Keys
Hamilton County experiences an average of 4,191 new invasive cancer cases each year, and sadly 1,668 deaths occurred here each year as a result between 2008-2012. When it comes to cancer, there's no such thing as doing too much to combat the disease.
Fri, Apr 28, 2017

Changing the Narrative of Breast Cancer Screening

You have just been diagnosed with cancer. Before you can wrap your head around your new, frightening reality, your treatment journey begins. A good place to start might be to step back, take a deep breath and remember: it’s your cancer. Your journey. You have choices when it comes to selecting a cancer treatment/care provider. At OHC (Oncology Hematology Care, Inc.), they provide access for every patient when they need it most, no matter what time, no matter the issue, no matter what day.
Mon, Apr 24, 2017

Cinci Cares Presents: Doctors on a Mission | Scott True, M.D.

The Christ Hospital, Orthopaedic Surgeon
Tue, Apr 18, 2017

The Cincinnati Eye Institute Foundation Treats 1,000th Patient at St. Vincent de Paul Vision Clinic

Retired Ophthamologists Volunteer to Operate Free Vision Clinics for Cincinnati’s Underserved
Some of Cincinnati’s poorest have never seen a doctor of any kind, much less an eye doctor. And those suffering from chronic illnesses like diabetes may not realize their eyesight can often be damaged by the disease.
Tue, Apr 18, 2017

Cinci Cares Presents: Doctors on a Mission | Mark A. Snyder, M.D.

Good Samaritan Hospital Orthopaedic Center of Excellence, Medical Director
Mon, Apr 17, 2017