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September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

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What is Childhood Cancer? Childhood cancer (also called pediatric cancer) typically means a cancer that is found in children and teens, and sometimes young adults. It is not just one disease. There are many types, which can be found in different places throughout the body. The most common cancer in …

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Keeping Our Kids Healthy in School

Keeping Our Kids Healthy in School

As autumn approaches, children are already back at school. Because children spend much of their time in classrooms, schools are an ideal setting to teach and model healthy behaviors. As children across the country get ready to return to school, parents and staff can gear up to improve the health of …

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Tips to avoid hidden sugars

Tips to avoid hidden sugars

Kellie McKinney, MS | Healthy Lifestyle columnist | Co-Founder of Two Nutrition Nuts Low-fat and ‘diet’ foods often contain extra sugar to help improve their taste and palatability and to add bulk and texture in the place of fat. Even savoury foods, like ready-made soups and sauces may contain added sugar. …

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A Change in Destiny

A Change in Destiny

By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church Jerry sat patiently in his shiny black Chevy Silverado in the same spot by the playground like he had done for the last four weekends. He reached over and picked up a brown paper bag, took out and slowly unwrapped his …

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The Scoop on Salt Therapy Bluegrass Salt Room

The Scoop on Salt Therapy Bluegrass Salt Room

Have you wanted to try a more natural treatment option for your respiratory ailments, but not sure what is available? Do you currently suffer from asthma, allergies, sinusitis, ear infections, bronchitis, cold and flu symptoms, smoker’s cough, COPD, psoriasis or eczema? Do you simply just need to reduce stress and anxiety …

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“Test Drive” Hearing Aids with FLEX TRIAL

Hearing Aids with FLEX TRIAL

By Ann L. Rhoten, Au.D., CCC/A Would you buy a car without test driving it first? Would you buy a house without seeing it first? If the answer is no, then why would you buy a hearing aid without taking it for a “test drive”? If you are like most …

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CTs, MRIs Without the Expense, with All the Comforts of Family

Dr. Jason Harris, Medical Director & Owner

When something mysterious or unknown is happening with your health, it’s entirely natural to be worried. You want to know, as soon as possible, what’s going on, if it can be fixed, how long it will take to get better, and how much it will cost. Often, diagnostic testing will …

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Substance Use Treatment Programs Are Available in Central Kentucky… Here, Now

Substance Use Treatment Programs Are Available in Central Kentucky… Here, Now

Substance use is one of the most important public health and safety issues facing the Commonwealth. Over the past 10 years, the number of Kentuckians who have died from drug overdoses has steadily climbed. In 2016, according to the Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy, more than 1,400 Kentuckians lost their …

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Make Time for Healthy Family Dinners

Make Time for Healthy Family Dinners

Soon, the kids will be back in school and the mad rush will be on to juggle after-school activities with work schedules, family and church commitments, homework and other day-to-day responsibilities. Let’s be honest: When families are overscheduled and overcommitted, something has to give. All too often, that something is healthy, …

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How to Approach Senior Care for a Loved One with a Memory Loss

How to Approach Senior Care for a Loved One with a Memory Loss

Bringing up the topic of senior care support with a loved one can difficult, but the situation is even more fraught when that person suffers from a mental health issue, such as memory loss. Many family caregivers are left wondering how to approach the subject, worried about upsetting their elderly …

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