What is Cancer Immunotherapy?

Immunotherapy uses a person’s immune system to fight a particular disease. Flu vaccinations and allergy shots are common examples of immunotherapy. Sometimes called biotherapy...

Is It Time Change, or Is It a Sleep Disorder?

The fall Daylight Saving Time change is Sunday, Nov. 4. The bad news you already know: It will get darker earlier. But there’s good...

Ask the Doctor: Can Weight Gain During the Holidays be Avoided?

"Halloween candy, Thanksgiving feasts and holiday parties: The last few months of the year test even the most disciplined weight watcher," says Ryan Johnson,...

The Relationship Between Sleep Apnea and Weight

Sleep apnea is a serious sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops briefly and then resumes during sleep. There are two main types of...

Using Baptist Health’s MyChart

There was a time in the healthcare industry when the only way to connect with your doctor or get information about your medical record...

Get Easy, Secure Access to Your Baptist Health Medical Records with...

Healthcare achieves the best results when it is a collaboration between patient and provider. MyChart is a system that lets you access your medical...

What is the NIH Stroke Scale?

A stroke is a medical emergency in which blood flow to an area of the brain is interrupted. Within minutes of the blood flow...

What’s the Difference Between MRI and fMRI Scans?

MRI tests are used to create static images of a body's internal anatomy. An fMRI is a type of MRI that detects metabolic activities...

CAT Scan and CT Scan: Two Names for the Same Procedure

CAT Scan vs. CT Scan Medicine is a field with countless acronyms. Two that can be confusing are CAT scan and CT scan. Sometimes thought...

Be Gentle with Your Joints

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis, affecting 1.2 million Kentuckians. "The hallmark of osteoarthritis is the breakdown of cartilage -- the part...

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Antibiotics Awareness

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In the United States every year, at least 2 million people are infected with bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics and at least 23,000...
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The Mystery of AFM, the Polio-Like Illness

Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) is a rare, polio-like condition that affects the spinal cord, causing muscle weakness and paralysis, typically in the arms and...
What is Immunotherapy?

What is Cancer Immunotherapy?

Immunotherapy uses a person’s immune system to fight a particular disease. Flu vaccinations and allergy shots are common examples of immunotherapy. Sometimes called biotherapy...