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Hungry Heart

Hungry Heart

By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church The songwriter and performer Bruce Springsteen was right when he wrote, “Everybody’s got a hungry heart…” Inside of every human is this need or hunger. Sometimes we try to fill it with love for another person, but for some reason…another …

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Lexington Clinic Announces New Internal Medicine Physician

Lexington Clinic Announces New Internal Medicine Physician

Lexington Clinic is pleased to announce the arrival of Lauren M. Podkowirow, MD, internal medicine physician. Dr. Podkowirow, board-certified in internal medicine completed a residency in internal medicine at the Rush University Medical Center and received her medical degree from the University of Miami Miller School Of Medicine. She provides services …

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Bluegrass Program Fills in Medicaid Gap for Those with Intellectual, Developmental Disabilities

Bluegrass Program Fills in Medicaid Gap

Finding the right services and support for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities can be a challenge. Access, a program provided by Bluegrass.org, makes the process easier for families. Access has provided meaningful experiences and opportunities for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities for 50 years. Through Access, our clients …

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So your child needs an MRI. Now what?

So your child needs an MRI

When a doctor recommends an MRI or CT scan for your child, your mind races with a million questions: Is it safe? What’s wrong? Will it help diagnose the problem? Do they know how to take care of a child having an MRI? Will it hurt? Will she be scared? …

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer

Breast cancer starts when cells in the breast begin to grow out of control. These cells usually form a tumor that can often be seen on an x-ray or felt as a lump. The tumor is malignant (cancerous) if the cells can grow into (invade) surrounding tissues or spread (metastasize) to …

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Smoking and Your Heart

Smoking is associated with thicker heart walls and reduction in the heart’s pumping ability, two factors associated with increased risk of heart failure, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging. The study, conducted in participants of average age 75.7 and no obvious signs of cardiovascular …

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Bullying Facts for Bullying Awareness Month

Bullying

Bullying directly affects students’ ability to learn. • According to the Center for Disease Control, students who are bullied are more likely to experience low self-esteem and isolation, perform poorly in school, have few friends in school, have a negative view of school, experience physical symptoms (such as headaches, stomachaches, …

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October is ADHD Awareness Month Understanding ADHD

ADHD is a highly genetic, brain-based syndrome that has to do with the regulation of a particular set of brain functions and related behaviors. These brain operations are collectively referred to as “executive functioning skills” and include important functions such as attention, concentration, memory, motivation and effort, learning from mistakes, impulsivity, …

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