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. Despite our worst...

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...

Normal or Not?

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...

4 Tips to Keep Your Ticker Healthy

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

Hepatitis Awareness

July 28th is world hepatitis awareness day. The word hepatitis is derived from the Latin prefix “hepa-,” meaning liver and the Greek suffix “-itis,”...

How Can You Avoid Knee Pain When Running?

"Injuries and joint pain are unfortunately common in the sport of running. The knee is a frequent area for pain in a runner's body,...

What is Hip Osteoarthritis?

Osteoarthritis is the more common of two types of arthritis and generally referred to simply as “arthritis.” This degenerative joint disease, caused by the...

Meniscus Recovery Guide

So you zigged when you should have zagged, and now you’re dealing with a torn meniscus. You’re not alone. A torn meniscus is one...

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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Pianist and composer Artur Schnabel was quoted as saying, “The notes I handle no better than many pianists. But the pauses between the notes...
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