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Ready, set, enjoy your spring break!

Ready, set, enjoy your spring break

By Dr. Nicole Freels, FACFAOM Last month, Lexington podiatrist Dr. Nicole Freels shared tips to get ready for spring break – how to choose shoes that will provide support; the importance of good socks; using orthotics to improve your gait; and exercises to increase flexibility and reduce impact on your …

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A jump higher, laugh harder, smile wider summer!

A jump higher, laugh harder, smile wider summer!

Summer Camp is a fun place for kids to make friends and learn new skills. Parents can expect that their children will benefit from the camp experience by learning lifelong skills … skills that will support them in character development and growing self-confidence. Throughout each week, campers will participate in an …

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Stop Looking for that Restroom!

Stop Looking for that Restroom!

By Dr. James B. Frederick, MD It’s a subject that most women find embarrassing. Urinary incontinence. No one is talking about it, so they think they’re alone. That their situation is unique. But if you were the only one suffering – why would there be so many TV commercials for products …

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Could 24/7 News Be Harming Your Metal Health?

Could 24/7 News Be Harming Your Metal Health?

Not so long ago, we consumed our news in two, maybe three big chunks. Over breakfast with the morning paper; after dinner with the evening news; and occasionally, if something monumental happened, during a breaking news alert. Now, not only is news a 24-hour-a-day business, you can’t escape it. It’s all …

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Finding, Treating Colon Cancer Early is Key

Although colon cancer screening rates have improved nationwide – and here in Kentucky – from just a few years ago, they are not where they need to be. In 2012, only about 66 percent of Kentuckians who should have been screened for colorectal cancer were. That’s far better than the …

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7 Myths about Omega-3 Fish Oil

7 Myths about Omega-3 Fish Oil

By BO MARTINSEN, MD Fish oil is now the most commonly used non-vitamin, non-mineral supplement in the USA, according to the National Center for Health Statistics. But as omega-3 has grown in popularity, so has the misinformation and confusion about this powerful nutrient. Let’s clear up some of the most …

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At Lexington Diagnostic Center, We Love Our Doctors…

Lexington Diagnostic Center

When you hear the word doctor, your mind naturally goes to those physicians with whom you interact – your family doctor, cardiologist, even the physician who treated you in the emergency department. Patients don’t often realize that there are many other physicians involved in their care; doctors they never see. …

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3 Things Are Making You Fat!

3 Things Are Making You Fat

Dr. Pearce, D.C. Health and nutrition can be very overwhelming. The doctor on TV says one thing, your friends say another, the latest book claims something totally different, and you are left confused and not making any changes. So let’s get simple. I am going to break down the three most …

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Six-Step Guide to Protecting Kidney Health

Most people know that a major function of the kidneys is to remove waste products and excess fluid from the body. There are two kidneys, each about the size of a fist, located on either side of the spine at the lowest level of the rib cage. Each kidney contains up …

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