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Be Prepared to Stay Safe and Healthy in Winter

Be Prepared to Stay Safe and Healthy in Winter

Winter storms and cold temperatures can be hazardous. Stay safe and healthy by planning ahead. Prepare your home and cars. Prepare for power outages and outdoor activity. Check on older adults. Although winter comes as no surprise, many of us are not ready for its arrival. If you are prepared …

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This Christmas, Let UKFCU Help You with a Stress-Free Holiday

This Christmas, Let UKFCU Help You with a Stress-Free Holiday

Making your Christmas list and checking it twice? Better sit down and hold on, because the hottest gifts this year could set you back a good bit! The National Retail Federation projects Americans will spend in the neighborhood of $680 billion on Christmas gifts this year, nearly 4 percent more …

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Beef Industry Part l

Beef Industry

By Frank G. Vice, DVM, BS Pharm In the ancient world, before cattle were domesticated, people were hunters and gathers. Survival was difficult and required the tribe of early humans to constantly seek enough food to feed everyone. The obstacles of hunting and gathering forced these people to look for …

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Vacation from Pollutants at the Bluegrass Salt Room

Vacation from Pollutants at the Bluegrass Salt Room

Imagine the warm, gentle glow of the sun setting over your favorite beach, the salt air breeze smelling so clean and fresh. Breathe deeply and you almost taste the salt and feel the purity of the air as you relax and unwind. Sounds like its time for a beach vacation, …

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Want to Save on Healthcare Costs? Act Now!

Want to Save on Healthcare Costs? Act Now!

Teresa Cole, Financial Manager, Lexington Diagnostic Center and Open MRI It sometimes seems there is very little one can do personally to reduce one’s own healthcare costs. The deductibles, co-pays and premiums just seem to keep going up and up – regardless of what you do. Don’t lose heart! There are …

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The Kitchen Table

The Kitchen Table

By Alex Anderson I don’t know if I’ve mentioned this, but my mom is an incredible Monopoly player. I mean she is phenomenal. And one of the things I enjoyed growing up was sitting at the kitchen table. I’m not just talking about Mom’s amazing cooking. I loved the kitchen table …

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Let Regency Memory Care Help Carry Your Burden

Let Regency Memory Care Help Carry Your Burden

Once upon a time, it was called senility and thought to be a natural consequence of getting older. Today, we call it dementia and know that serious mental decline does not necessarily go hand-in-hand with increasing age. Nonetheless, nearly 6 million people in the U.S. suffer from some form of …

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50 Ways to make it through the holidays fit, happy and healthy

50 Ways to make it through the holidays fit, happy and healthy

At the YMCA of Central Kentucky, we believe that every person is a unique individual, worthy of love and respect. We work hard each and every day to help our members and their families achieve health in the body, mind and spirit. November kicks off what is often one of …

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Medicare’s Annual Wellness Visit: A benefit you shouldn’t pass by

Medicare’s Annual Wellness Visit: A benefit you shouldn’t pass by

By Shelly Rogers, M.D. Mt. Sterling Clinic Of all the things a family physician does, helping people maintain their health is one of the most important. After all, it’s far preferable to stay healthy than to try to regain health. Recognizing this, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) …

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Run well / Eat well: my top 4 breakfast choices 

Run well / Eat well

Kellie McKinney, MS | Healthy Lifestyle columnist | Co-Founder of Two Nutrition Nuts You know that in order to have the energy to run well – you need to eat breakfast. A good breakfast provides complex carbohydrates for sustained and lasting energy, some simple sugars for immediate and quick energy, some …

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