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Are you a woman living with pelvic pain because you don’t want to face surgery? The first step is to make an appointment with your...

2019 Flu Season So Far

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), approximately 15.4 to 17.8 million people have experienced the flu so far this season, compared to...

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As a primary care physician striving to help people with the prevention of chronic illness, I have encouraged patients to “lose weight and exercise”...

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To the list of do’s and don’ts for pregnancy, add another “do:” get a flu shot. “I advise all pregnant women in any trimester to...

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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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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. Despite our worst...

Be Gentle with Your Joints

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Let's be frank: Some women's health problems are a little embarrassing to discuss. Blair Tolar, MD, an OB/GYN at Baptist Health Paducah, helps us...

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Every month we will be featuring experts from across our healthcare system to share tips and tricks with us on how to live healthier...

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