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The Secret Health Benefits of Gratitude

The Secret Health Benefits of Gratitude

November is traditionally the time of year we start to think about the good things in our lives and express thanks for them. But if Thanksgiving is the only time you practice gratitude, you’re doing yourself a disservice. Gratitude – an appreciation of things that are meaningful and valuable to …

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webQuitting Smoking: Too Important Not to Try, and Try Again

webQuitting Smoking: Too Important Not to Try, and Try Again

Lung cancer has ripped through Kentucky like a hurricane pounding the coast, leaving death and destruction in its wake. While there is little that can be done to prevent a hurricane, there is much that can be done to prevent lung cancer. The most important of these is not smoking. …

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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 nearly $656 billion on Christmas gifts this year, or about $785 per family, and that …

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Affordable, Effective Lung Cancer Screening at Lexington Diagnostic Center

Affordable, Effective Lung Cancer Screening at Lexington Diagnostic Center

It should come as no surprise that Kentucky leads the nation in lung cancer deaths, especially when you consider another dubious distinction the Commonwealth holds: the highest smoking rates in the nation. Because smoking is the No. 1 cause of lung cancer, the single most important thing you can do …

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Diabetic feet require extra care, caution

Diabetic feet require extra care, caution

By Jamie Settles Carter, D.P.M., Podiatrist, Lexington Podiatry November is American Diabetes Month; a time to bring to light the crippling nature of this looming public health crisis. Diabetes is a serious disease, one that affects the entire body: the kidneys, heart, blood vessels, brain and more. But as a Podiatrist, …

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This Thanksgiving, don’t miss out!

This Thanksgiving, don’t miss out!

By Ann L. Rhoten, Au.D., CCC/A – Kentucky Audiology and Tinnitus Services When was the last time you really and truly heard Thanksgiving? Let’s face it, Thanksgiving is a pleasant chaos. There is so much going on. Even those blessed with perfect hearing can miss out. But if you’re suffering from …

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The Pastor, The Widow, and The Doctor

The Pastor, The Widow, and The Doctor

By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church Apastor went to visit a widow. She greeted him with a warm smile. She invited the pastor in and offered him a cup of coffee. As they sat at the kitchen table in her modest home and talked the pastor …

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RETRACTED: Regenerative Stem Cell Therapy now available in Lexington

RETRACTED: This article was previously published in the October edition and attributed to Caitlin Gerrald, PA-C. This article was not authored by Caitlin Gerrald, PA-C.  Mrs. Gerrald did not consent to the use of her name in connection with the article, Mrs. Gerrald is not associated with the article in …

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Helping Children Cope with Images of Disaster, Strife and Death

Helping Children Cope with Images of Disaster, Strife and Death

It seems our modern society is inundated with images of trauma, death and destruction. The images are nearly impossible to escape, playing relentlessly on TV and social media outlets. We are constantly exposed to reports of shootings, riots and racial strife; to natural disasters such as hurricanes, flooding and wildfires; …

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Lexington Clinic Leads the Way in Breast Cancer Diagnosis, Treatment

Lexington Clinic Leads the Way in Breast Cancer Diagnosis, Treatment

Breast cancer is the most commonly occurring cancer in women, with nearly a quarter of a million cases diagnosed annually, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Every day, 112 women lose their lives to breast cancer. Although the incidence of breast cancer has leveled off in the …

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