About Us Programs & Services
Programs and Services A-Z
Patients & Families Find a Physician
Find a Physician
Classes & Events Health Library
Health Library
Health Library Home Page Health Library Home page
Thousands of articles on health conditions, tests and procedures including videos, animations, risk assessments, quizes and more...
Drug Search Drug Search
A comprehensive drug reference on 33,000 prescription medications, over-the-counter products, and nutraceuticals.
Adult Health Library Diseases and Conditions
From allergies to travel medicine, find detailed information on a wide range of health conditions, illnesses, and treatments.
Animations Tools and Multimedia
Animations, Videos, Calculators, Quizes and Risk Assessments
Tests & Procedures Tests & Procedures
Information on more than 370 topics, featuring illustrations designed to clarify complex anatomy and procedures.
Nutrition Facts Search
Enter a keyword or select a letter of the alphabet to find just what you are looking for plus a lot more.
Medical Staff Education & Research Careers

Saint Francis will be part of Anthem's exchange network beginning October 1, 2014. Learn more...

Best Services
InQuicker Emergency Room
Physician Transfer Service
Today's Health News

View all articles

Health Tip: Building a Safe Swing Set
Make sure anchors are below ground

Health Tip: What Causes Hives?
Most commonly, exposure to an allergen

Scientists Detect Early Sign of Pancreatic Cancer
Finding might lead one day to test for a disease that's hard to detect before advanced stages

Health Highlights: Sept. 29, 2014

After-School Exercise Yields Brain Gains: Study
Findings suggest physical education, recess may improve academic success

ADHD Can Hamper School Performance as Early as 2nd Grade, Study Says
Researchers report problems with reading, math, social skills

Emotional Life Lingers for Alzheimer's Patients, Even as Memory Fades
Study found that feelings tied to a loved one's visits remain, even if patient soon fails to recall the event

American Doctor Exposed to Ebola Admitted to NIH Hospital
The patient was working in West Africa; not clear if infection occurred

Obese in Adolescence, Colon Cancer in Later Life?
Study doesn't prove cause-and-effect, but suggests the need for healthy habits in childhood

Drug Gives Big Survival Boost Against Type of Advanced Breast Cancer
Women with HER2-positive tumors gained an average 16 more months of life with Perjeta, study finds

40 States, District of Columbia Reporting Respiratory Virus That Targets Kids
Health officials also investigating whether germ is tied to cases of muscle weakness in 9 Colorado children

Doctors' Group Issues Painkiller Guidelines
Narcotics too risky in many cases, American Academy of Neurology says

Too Many Heart Scans May Pose Radiation Risks, Cardiologists Say
American Heart Association urges doctors to make sure patient understands dangers, test is appropriate

Antibiotic Use Before Age 2 Might Raise Obesity Risk, Study Says
Researchers suspect broad-spectrum versions change makeup of microbes in gut

Medical Implant Devices Skate Through Review Process, Studies Claim
Researchers criticize FDA for lax oversight; agency defends its approach

Best Physicians

Search by Name, Specialty, or City:


Meet Our New Physicians

View all new physicians

Advanced Physician Search

Our Physicians in the News

View all news stories

Search the Health Library

Visit the Health Library home page

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
More of the Best

BestCare

Best Care at Saint Francis

Healthy Living

healthy living

Innovation

Saint Francis Featured Service

News Room

Local Media Spotlight

Reading Room

  • View All Hospital Publications
    • BestCare Magazine
    • BestCare Chronicle
    • Saint Francis/ Mount Sinai Annual Reports
    • Advertorials
    • Community Benefit Report
    • Echos Magazine
    • MIRACLES XXV Video
Community
Corner
Community
Sponsorships
Stories
of Caregiving
Listen to
Our Patients
Go Mobile!
MyCare

QR Codestfranciscare.com mobile:
Scan this QR code with your mobile phone to go directly to our mobile optimized web site.

QR CodeMyCare service provides you with Web-based access to relevant portions of your medical records. Learn more...

 

Google+