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“Everything’s failing,” Tonia’s doctors told her husband. Her heart, lungs and kidneys were all shutting down after five cardiac arrests threatened to take the life of this active, healthy 45-year-old mother of three. But specialists in stent and ECMO technology brought her back from the brink.

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Your center for helpful, hopeful information and resources. Find press releases, scientific breakthroughs and achievements, behind-the-scenes experiences, success stories and more, right here.
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Unexpected Challenges Caused by COVID-19: Humanitarian Work Abroad

Within the last decade, humanitarian health work has increasingly become more and more embedded in medical curriculums across the country.

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ECMO & Multidisciplinary Respiratory Medicine: A Lifesaving Combination

Discover how the University of Cincinnati Heart, Lung & Vascular Institute is providing leading-edge treatment for critically ill patien...

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Everything You Want To Know About COVID-19 Vaccine Side Effects

The vaccine is very safe — and side effects are a sign that it’s working.

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Hope Straight from the Heart

Patient survives the deadliest type of heart attack that led to cardiac arrest and continues care today with the best and brightest at UC He...

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Healthcare Trailblazer Focuses on Supporting His Community

Michael A. Thomas, MD, professor and chair in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, soon will celebrate one year as the first African...

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Seasonal Affective Disorder

Winters feel long especially for people who suffer from seasonal affective disorder (SAD), a harrowing reality combined with COVID-19 shut-i...

Your source for guidelines, facts and information in face of the rapidly-changing pandemic. Find what you need to know about wellness appointments, how to stay healthy and what you need to do if you think you have COVID-19.
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Everything You Want To Know About COVID-19 Vaccine Side Effects

The vaccine is very safe — and side effects are a sign that it’s working.

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Seasonal Affective Disorder

Winters feel long especially for people who suffer from seasonal affective disorder (SAD), a harrowing reality combined with COVID-19 shut-i...

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What You Should Know About the Variant B.1.1.7 COVID-19 Strain

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis announced on Dec. 30, 2020 that a man in his 20s was in isolation with a new strain of COVID-19 — called B.1.1.7.<...

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UC Health Administers First Doses of Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine to Frontline Staff

A Monumental Step for UC, UC Health’s Work in Moderna Clinical Trial.

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UC Health Administers First COVID-19 Vaccinations in the Region

CINCINNATI - Frontline healthcare workers received the first doses of Pfizer vaccine today.

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Thousands of Top U.S. Hospitals Encourage Everyone to #MaskUp

CINCINNATI - Growing numbers of COVID-19 cases and deaths are troubling; face masks can slow the trend.

Hope lives in science: The truth and research work we do tirelessly year in and year out. It means new techniques, lifesaving treatments and innovative solutions for health challenges that are both common and complex. Learn more about our quest for hope.
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Ricks Story: Living Out the Legacy of His Liver Transplant Donor

For six years, Rick Wilson relied on hope and his love for his wife, Ruth, for the call that would drastically change their lives forever.

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Ginny’s Story: Giving Hope to Others While Fighting Aggressive Cancer

For most, a diagnosis of an incurable cancer may be frightening and hopeless. But for Ginny, it was an opportunity to give hope to others.

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Tonia’s Story: Heart Is Where Hope Is

Tonia Elrod is the epitome of success and hope. But on Feb. 2, 2019, her life would take a turn in a direction she could never have ima...

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Christin’s Story: From Epilepsy Patient to Epilepsy Researcher

Christin Godale has dedicated her life to finding a cure for epilepsy.

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Billi's Story: Thirteen Hours of Hope - From Patient to Survivor

Sept. 9, 2014 would prove to be a day that changed Billi Ewing’s life forever.

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Jim's Story: Coming Back Strong After Stroke

It was an average early spring evening for Jim Rogers and his family. But later into the night, things took a sudden dark turn.

Thousands of physicians, nurses, therapists, researchers, pharmacists and care providers work together throughout the UC Health campuses, focused on one thing: world-class care. Go behind the curtain with our experts.
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Inside the “Brain” of a Healthcare System

UC Health has nearly two million provider visits with patients each year. Meet the team in charge of making sure the right supplies get to t...

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UC Health's Role in Developing the COVID-19 Vaccine

Since the beginning of COVID-19, clinicians and researchers raced to find a safe and effective vaccine that would alter the course of the pa...

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An Evening with the Trauma Team at West Chester Hospital

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Deep Inside the Human Brain

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The Role of Emergency Management and Public Safety

Season 4: Bonus Episode 2

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What It’s Like to Participate in a Mass Casualty Drill

Season 4: Bonus Episode 1

Happy endings are everywhere. Find inspiration and support in stories from our patients. Join them on their care journeys, and watch outcomes unfold across many different types of health conditions, from cancer treatments to heart health to orthopaedic surgery.
Patient Stories
Hope Straight from the Heart

Patient survives the deadliest type of heart attack that led to cardiac arrest and continues care today with the best and brightest at UC He...

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Your Life Can Change in a Heartbeat: Continual Care During COVID-19

Even during a global pandemic, heart disease remains the leading cause of death for men and women in the U.S.

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Soldiering On: Nathaniel’s Heart and Kidney Transplant Journey

Lifelong Cincinnatian Nathaniel (Nate) Griffin is a husband, father of two adult children and grandfather of three. Today, the U.S. Army vet...

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Surviving Cardiac Arrest: An Incredible Real-Life Story of Hope

Learn how UC Health’s experts helped Will Achberger defy the odds and overcome a heart attack that led to cardiac arrest.

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UC Health Continues to Provide Phase 1B COVID-19 Vaccinations

CINCINNATI - DAAP Dean Emeritus Jay Chatterjee & Janet Chatterjee are among the 4,700+ to receive the first doses at UC Health to...

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Weight Loss Surgery Enables Lifesaving Kidney Transplant

Lurinda Smith, 57, of Rushville, Indiana, grew up in the 1970s, a different era when food was simpler and more natural, and an abundance of ...

Breaking news, research advancements, patient successes and more are released regularly, with opportunities for press interviews and community learning.
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UC Health Hires the Only Female Joint Replacement Surgeon in Cincinnati

CINCINNATI — UC Health Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine continues to build its team of fellowship-trained surgeons by welcoming Maris...

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Region's First Integrative Medicine & Cancer Survivorship Clinic Opens

CINCINNATI — UC Health Integrative Medicine and the University of Cincinnati (UC) Cancer Center’s Survivorship Program are coming tog...

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UC Health Launches COVID-19 Vaccine Education Initiative

CINCINNATI - Vaccine Resource Toolkit provides materials, expert speakers to businesses & community groups free of charge.<...

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UC Health Continues to Provide Phase 1B COVID-19 Vaccinations

CINCINNATI - DAAP Dean Emeritus Jay Chatterjee & Janet Chatterjee are among the 4,700+ to receive the first doses at UC Health to...

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West Chester Hospital Receives Donation for Innovative Patient Tablet Program

WEST CHESTER, OH — A check for $31,200 has been presented by DE Incorporated, a national design/build company based in Cincinnati, to...

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UC Health to Open Liver Transplant Clinic at West Chester Hospital

CINCINNATI - Liver transplant patients will soon have better access and expedited care, closer to their homes.