St. Peter’s Hospital Joint Replacement Center will offer a free presentation, "Joint Pain and Treatment Options," at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 9, at the Mercy Auditorium on the St. Peter’s Hospital campus. [...]
Seniors are generally more vulnerable to tooth decay and gum disease, in part because of many commonly used medications that cause dry mouth. This lack of saliva makes the mouth susceptible to infections and decay.
The pets we share our world with provide love, comfort, and companionship. And the bond between people and their pets has been shown to increase fitness, lower stress, and bring happiness to their owners.
St. Peter's Hospital Newborn Nursery Nurse Manager JoAnn Lionarons recently picked up a box of red newborn hats provided by the American Heart Association as part of its "Little Hats, Big Hearts" campaign. [...]
Visitation guidelines are being implemented at several regional hospitals to further protect patients from influenza and other infectious diseases. These actions are being taken in response to increasing numbers of cases of influenza across the state and in this region. [...]
Alicia Recore, Ph.D., MBA, who has directed the integration of holistic therapies at St. Peter’s Hospital since September 2000, was featured in a wellness blog maintained [...]
Between the ages of 5 and 17, American children spend nearly two-thirds of their lives inside the home. You like to think they are safe there, but there are hazards ranging [...]
Chest pain can occur from a number of causes including heartburn, muscle strain, a sports injury, or asthma. When in doubt, assume the pain is related to your heart until proven otherwise, especially if you are experiencing pain that you have never felt before.
St. Peter's Health Partners nurse Carrie Hogan, who serves as Siena College’s director of health services, has been named to serve on a committee of the Joint Commission. [...]
Congratulations to Julia Palma, a cardiac critical care nurse at St. Peter's Hospital, who was one of four heroes recently honored by the City of Troy and the Troy Turkey Trot organizers for saving a man's life during the Thanksgiving Day race. [...]