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Q & A on Radiation Therapy

Q & A on Radiation Therapy with Elayne Arterbery, MD, radiation oncologist on staff at Crittenton  Q. What is radiation oncology? A. This cancer care specialty uses radiation to kill or damage cancer cells so they can’t grow or spread. Sometimes … Read More >

New Treatment Stops Deadly Blood Clots

Travelers on long trips, pregnant women, and people on the mend from surgery are among those at increased risk for a silent threat that lurks in veins deep in their bodies. A blood clot called deep vein thrombosis (DVT) may … Read More >

Synthetic Marijuana

You may not have heard of “Spice” or “K2,” but these forms of synthetic marijuana are among the most recent drugs to make the scene among teens and young adults. This so-called “fake pot” is made by underground producers who … Read More >

Life-Changing Care that Promotes Living Life to the Fullest

The Crittenton Joint Replacement Center is an 18-bed unit completely dedicated to patients who are having their knee or hip joints replaced. The team is composed of expert orthopaedic surgeons, supportive nurses, and encouraging physical therapists – all working together … Read More >

Crittenton Hospitality Spurs a Home-Cooked Tradition

Dave Kruczynski realized he wasn’t healthy, but he didn’t know why. He was constantly coming down with pneumonia and many other illnesses. In the fall of 1996 he collapsed while on a hunting trip up north. Luckily, his wife, Marie, … Read More >