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Ileostomy

A New Lease On Life

Michael Osso | Posted 09.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Michael Osso

The benefits of ileostomies, colostomies, urostomies, and more are plentiful; however, regardless of the positive impact on a patient's quality of life, there is a significant stigma surrounding these life-saving devices.

Reclaiming the Beauty Within

Paul Ruth | Posted 12.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Paul Ruth

Self awareness is sometimes sought and other times forced upon a person. The awakening of personal realization can be spurred by an event that forces a person to view his or her place in the world differently.

8 Myths About Ostomies Debunked

Michael Osso | Posted 10.02.2016 | Healthy Living
Michael Osso

Every year, 130,000 people in America undergo life-saving ostomy surgery. On World Ostomy Day, let's take the time to educate ourselves about the different kinds of ostomies and begin to raise greater awareness and acceptance of ostomies to combat the misinformation and stigma that exists in our society.

Cincinnati Police Department: An Ostomy Is Not a Tragedy

Rebecca Kaplan | Posted 10.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Kaplan

While it is commendable for the department to attempt to curb the behavior of these youth, the use of ostomies as an undesirable outcome of youth violence is not only misinformed, it is inappropriate, distasteful and downright offensive.