The first time Cindi Gardner walked into the Rosie Ring, she felt comfortable. Rosie Ring is a networking and support group for women facing breast cancer offered through CHI Saint Joseph Health – Cancer Care Center at Saint Joseph East.
The couple started Maggie’s Light, a nonprofit that raises funds for bereavement kits that include comforting books, a handmade blanket, journals and more for families who have lost a child.
It’s no secret that when you’re trying to lose weight or make healthier food choices, dining out can cause its fair share of temptations. From portion sizes to added ingredients, dessert options and peer pressure, it can be tough to navigate the dining experience and still feel in control.
Twyman Clements of Bardstown had just graduated from the University of Kentucky in 2009. He was beginning to plan the next steps in his career when a regular physical for his Type I diabetes changed his world.
In August 2017, Dr. Robert Smotherman and his wife Janice were eating breakfast when Dr. Smotherman realized something was wrong.
Eating is such a significant part of our daily lives, yet it’s so easy to get disconnected from it. One moment our plates are full, and the next moment, they’re empty and we’ve hardly tasted or enjoyed one bite. Practicing mindful eating can bring us awareness of our own actions, thoughts, feelings and motivations, plus […]
When patients who are suffering from low back pain come to physical therapy for the first time, the two most frequently asked questions are, “Why was I referred to physical therapy when my MRI shows joint or disc abnormalities?” and “Don’t I need an MRI so you know what is going on?” Both questions are […]
It’s been nearly 38 years since Cleveland Smith, supervisor, respiratory care, walked into Saint Joseph Hospital as a floor tech in respiratory. That wasn’t the original path he had chosen in high school. Originally, he had an interest in radiology, but the program at Madisonville Vocational-Technical School was full. he saw the respiratory path as […]
Eat less. Move more. You might have heard this or seen this written at your doctor’s office. It does sound like a simple prescription for wellness, right? But we all know it’s easier said than done. Busy lifestyles keep us from stopping at the gym, playing sports or even walking around the neighborhood. But research […]
Are you considering or have you undergone weight loss surgery? If so, then it’s likely you’ve thought about personal milestones or goals you would like to achieve on your journey to living a healthier you. During our bariatric support groups, we often talk about realistic goals and tips as we cheer each other on during […]