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TIPS FOR PLANNING 5KS OR MARATHONS

Nutrition for 5K

Kellie McKinney, MS I Healthy Lifestyle columnist I Co-Founder of Two Nutrition Nuts Whether you’re running SKs or marathons, you need the right fuel to get you to the finish line. And if you’ve given up meat, that means paying particu­lar attention to the best vegetarian protein sources you can …

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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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Not All Choices Are Equal in Medical Imaging

Not All Choices Are Equal in Medical Imaging

When it is time for an imaging study – CT scan, MRI, ultrasound – many patients simply “go with the flow” because they think they have no choice. Or that all choices are equal. Nothing could be further from the truth! Lexington Diagnostic Center, located on Harrodsburg Road in Lexington, …

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Time to flip the script on pain

Time to flip the script on pain

The use and abuse of narcotic pain medi- cations has become a national crisis, brought on at least in part, by an idea that the best way to relieve pain is through a pill. While narcotic pain relievers definitely have a role in managing certain types of pain, they are …

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Is Your Child Meeting Developmental Milestones?

Every child grows and develops at his/her own pace. How your child plays, learns, speaks, acts and moves offers important clues about development. Comparing your child’s activities to those commonly seen in children the same age can help determine whether the child needs additional help. Early intervention is key to …

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