Everything You Need to Know about Epinephrine Pens & Injections

Epinephrine is a chemical that produces a number of effects in the body including opening airways, stimulating the heart and narrowing blood vessels to...

Why am I Always Tired?

Feeling tired some or all of the time is a common condition. In fact, it’s so common that some use the acronym: TATT, for...

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...

Navigating Food Allergies During the Holidays

For people with food allergies or disorders like celiac disease, the fun and excitement of the holidays come with an increased risk of contact...

‘Social’ Smoker? Quit Now

Social smokers have cigarettes ‘only once in a while’ – usually when they’re with friends or when they've been drinking. Many don’t even consider...

Comprehensive Gynecological Care Is Important for All Women

Do you still need to keep your yearly gynecologist appointment after you are past child-bearing years? Because many women have been told that they...

Antibiotic Stewardship

You may have heard, or read, a term over the last few years called “superbug” which refers to bacteria that have become resistant to...

How to Safely Manage Your Weight Loss

If you struggle with your weight, you are not alone. Most of us are trying to lose weight or maintain our weight at some...

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...

2018 Hepatitis A Outbreak in Kentucky

The Kentucky Department for Public Health has identified an outbreak of hepatitis A in several counties, including Jefferson County. It is recommended that residents in Jefferson, Bullitt,...

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What Are the Alternatives to Statins and Standard Blood Pressure Medications?

If you have high cholesterol or high blood pressure, the first step is to improve your diet and get regular exercise. If that doesn’t...

Study: There Are Health Benefits to Volunteering

While many baby boomers may not want to admit it, they are aging. Now one of their concerns is “How can we age well?” Most...

Patient Credits Neurologist With Early Detection of Breast Cancer

Joseph Seipel, MD, is the latest recipient of Baptist Health Medical Group’s “Doing Amazing Things” award. Dr. Seipel, a neurologist, helped detect breast cancer in...