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Nolan Ratliff

After consulting with a series of bariatric physicians that were not able to help him, Nolan was getting frustrated. His family doctor had always suggested he give St. Vincent Charity a shot. When he arrived for his first appointment, Nolan weighed over 600 pounds, was on oxygen, and battling life-threatening conditions such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and diabetes, that threatened his well-being. Today, Nolan is in a much different place—and sharing a much different story.

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May 27, 2020

Providing a Safe Place to Receive Care: A Letter from Janice G. Murphy, MSN, FACHE, president & CEO

With your health as our priority, we assure you that St. Vincent Charity Medical Center facilities provide a safe place for you to receive care. Your health and that of your loved ones is too important to postpone regular preventative care, diagnosti ...continue reading

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April 11, 2018

Navigating relationship changes after bariatric surgery

Research shows weight loss surgery can also lead to dramatic changes in one's personal relationships. A recent study highlights the fact that changes in weight can affect more than just physical size. As a person's self-confidence and other lifest ...continue reading

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April 3, 2018

Learning, or re-learning, how to cook healthy meals requires some trial and error

World famous chef Julia Child once said, “this is my advice to people: learn how to cook, try new recipes, learn from your mistakes, be fearless, and above all have fun.” ...continue reading

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