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Researching for Hope

“There are a number of important reasons to have a research program while you’re treating patients,” explains Susan L. McElroy, M.D. “One of the most important reasons is that you’re able to bring new findings to the clinical arena sooner rather than later."
Tue, Mar 29, 2016

Following A Passion

Three years ago, Bedi opened a home dialysis company to give her patients the opportunity to do dialysis, a life-saving procedure, in the comfort of their home. Bedi’s clinic is the only one of its kind to carry Amia PD Cycler. This new technology gives her the ability to offer home dialysis treatment to patients who may not have been candidates otherwise.
Fri, Mar 25, 2016

Riding for Breast Cancer Research

Odds are someone you know has been affected by breast cancer. Western & Southern Financial Group is trying to reduce those numbers by sponsoring and contributing to several fundraising efforts. Cancer has affected Western & Southern president and CEO John Barrett – his wife, Eileen, was diagnosed with breast cancer 16 years ago. The idea for Ride Cincinnati was born, fulfilling Eileen Barrett’s desire for an event that would directly benefit Cincinnatians while providing a unique, family-friendly activity.
Wed, Mar 23, 2016

Duo Shares a Passion for Excellence in Patient Care

The talented team of doctors at Cincinnati Eye Institute (CEI) has grown by two with the addition of Fred B. Chu, MD, and Kavitha R. Sivaraman, MD, who joined the practice in September 2015. They are a married couple whose mutual passion for ophthalmology brought them together as first-year medical students at Washington University in Saint Louis. “Fred loves to tell people it was ‘love at first sight,’ which is usually met with a mixture of groans and laughter,” says Dr. Sivaraman.
Fri, Mar 18, 2016

A New Pace

Bill Thomason was one of the first patients in Greater Cincinnati to receive a leadless pacemaker through a clinical research trial at St. Elizabeth Heart & Vascular Institute. Measuring less than 10 percent of the size of a conventional pacemaker, this leadless pacemaker doesn’t require invasive surgery like its predecessors that usually require longer recovery periods. “There are no restrictions with the leadless pacemaker.”
Thu, Mar 03, 2016

Benefit from the Power of Mineral Water

Minerals have been celebrated throughout history for their restorative powers and health benefits. Bleux Water Spa, located in the Mariemont Promenade, sits upon a source of mineral water that was created by glacial movements and mineral deposits. In 2011, Shelly Summe, owner of Bleux Water Spa and her business partner, Kyle Henson, began their quest to use the natural mineral water to open a spa.
Wed, Mar 02, 2016

Providing Access to Tomorrow’s Therapies Today

At the Carl and Edyth Lindner Center for Research and Education at The Christ Hospital, medical director Dr. Dean Kereiakes has assembled a team that put Cincinnati on the map and rivals big-name academic centers. The team effort includes many nationally recognized physicians specialized in various conditions and areas of cardiovascular care. In collaboration, this group has helped pioneer most of the new treatments developed over the last two decades.
Mon, Feb 29, 2016

Changing the Outcome Together

Cincinnati Children’s is known for helping correct CHD in infants and children through surgery and treatment. Now they are going a step further and providing help for patients as they move into adulthood.
Fri, Feb 19, 2016

A Legacy of Heart Healthy Giving Supports Groundbreaking Cardiovascular Research

When it comes to matters of the heart, Greater Cincinnati has a track record of giving that is among the most generous in the country.
Wed, Feb 17, 2016

Meet Lauren: Despite Disability, A Rich, Independent Life

“Lauren had a tumor when she was five years old that resulted in mental impairment,” says her mother, Inez Allen. Now 41, with short, curly brown hair and a ready smile, Lauren is outgoing, at ease with strangers and has a slightly blurred but quick style of talking.
Tue, Feb 16, 2016

A Legacy of Heart Healthy Giving Supports Groundbreaking Cardiovascular Research

The 23rd annual Greater Cincinnati Heart Ball, scheduled for February 20 at the Duke Energy Convention Center, is expected to raise more than $1 million to support the research and education mission of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA).
Wed, Feb 10, 2016

Meet the Motivator

Change is hard, and people can be lazy. When it comes to making the decision to get up, get out and make changes in life, many people often need a helping hand in getting off the couch.
Thu, Feb 04, 2016

Boost Productivity and Cut Costs with a Workplace Wellness Program

Lack of movement can equate to chronic conditions such as hypertension, obesity, depression or type 2 diabetes. But it doesn’t have to be this way: there are ample resources available to prevent these detrimental effects.
Mon, Feb 01, 2016

There’s No Place Like Home

When the time comes to consider the best possible care options for an aging family member, determining where they will be happiest is a very important factor.
Fri, Jan 29, 2016

Live Life to the Fullest Despite Thyroid Issues

Ruchi Bhabhra, MD, PhD, an endocrinologist in the UC Health Women’s Center at West Chester Hospital and adjunct assistant professor of endocrinology, provides answers and support for people with thyroid disorders.
Fri, Jan 29, 2016

Highest Standards. Specialized Care. Healthiest Smiles.

A visit to the dentist can stir up anxiety for much of the general population, yet Bell Dental Group (BDG) counteracts those concerns with a combination of compassion, respect and exemplary care for each patient.
Tue, Jan 26, 2016

Slowing the Aging Process in Men

Men like to joke about it, but it is no laughing matter. Low testosterone can cause many symptoms and potentially contribute to developing serious chronic diseases.
Mon, Jan 18, 2016