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Tinnitus (ringing, hissing, roaring), is there really something that can be done?

By Ann L. Rhoten, Au.D., CCC/A Studies suggests about 50 million people in the United States have constant tinnitus. It can be perceived as a variety of sounds, ringing, hissing, roaring, crickets, or music just to name a few. Some people perceive it in the ear and others in the …

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Lexar Labs Genetic Testing Helps Physicians Match Medication to Patient

Lexar Labs Genetic Testing

Most medications available today – whether prescription or over the counter – were developed using a “one size fits all” approach. Indeed, it wasn’t until relatively recently that pharmaceutical companies began including women in clinical trials of new medications. Faced with a wide array of medications designed to treat the …

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Canine Dermatology

Canine Dermatology

By Frank G. Vice, DVM, BS Pharm A brief review of skin anatomy will help the reader focus on areas of dermatological concern. The skin, hair, pads, toenails and surrounding tissues are developing while the pup is still an embryo.  These tissues are formed in the ectodermal embryonic layer and are …

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The Fear of the Lord

The Fear of the Lord

The phrase, “The fear of the Lord,” was one I never liked. By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church Before I was a Christ-follower I thought, “Who would want to be a Christian and serve a god you would have to be afraid of?” By that time …

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Taking the stress out of diagnostic tests

Taking the stress out of diagnostic tests

Does the cost of healthcare stress you out? You’re not alone. A 2014 study conducted by the American Psychological Association found that at least 72 percent of Americans were stressed over financial concerns at least some of the time. Twenty-two percent said they experienced extreme stress about finances. Further, 9 …

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Circulation is a two-way street

Circulation is a two-way street

In a few short weeks, thousands of college students across Central Kentucky will be graduating, changing the world and everything in it. The University of Kentucky Federal Credit Union would like to congratulate 2017 college grads (and their parents) on all they’ve achieved already … and all they will achieve in …

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Circulation is a two-way street

Circulation is a two-way street

By Dr. Nicole Freels, FACFAOM Lexington Podiatry When we think about poor circulation in the legs and feet, we often confine the conversation to poor blood flow to them. But that’s only half the story. The circulatory system includes arteries, which carry oxygen-rich blood to the tissues and veins, which return …

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Charging Up for a Healthy Summer

Charging Up for a Healthy Summer

Summer is just around the corner and with it kids’ break from the routine – mornings spent sleeping in, afternoons spent watching summer is just around the corner and with it kids’ break from the routine – mornings spent sleeping in, afternoons spent watching TV or playing video games in the …

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Lexington Clinic Offers Latest Advancements in Mammography

Lexington Clinic Offers Latest Advancements in Mammography

Lexington Clinic Center for Breast Care now offers the latest in breast cancer detection technology with the introduction of tomosynthesis and contrast-enhanced digital mammography. Tomosynthesis, also known as 3-D mammography, provides a better look at the breast than traditional testing. The exam process is similar to an ordinary mammogram, except …

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Bluegrass.org and the Fayette County Detention Center – 35 years of Mental Health Services

Bluegrass.org and the Fayette County Detention Center

-Written by Peter Taylor, LCSW, Jail Program Team Leader at Bluegrass.org. The Treatment Advocacy Center reports over the past decade county jails and prisons have emerged as America’s new asylums housing 10 times more mentally ill persons than hospitals. As many communities struggle to manage this mental health crisis, Bluegrass.org marks …

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