Detecting and Treating Strokes

Baptist Health La Grange doctors John Melton, MD and Ryan Smith, MD explain why “minutes matter” when it comes to stroke, and describe stroke...

Possible Hormonal Imbalance?

Hormones are the body's chemical communicators, relaying information like growth, metabolism and fertility. "When glands make too much of too little of a hormone,...

Importance of Hormone Balance for Men & Women

Hormones are the body's chemical communicators, relaying information needed for important processes, such as growth, metabolism, and fertility. But when glands make too much...

Innovations in Pediatric Therapy

Internist Katherine Jett, MD, discusses how therapists use innovative ways to help pediatric patients develop important skills, reaching their potential through physical, mental and...

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...

Staying healthy during the hectic holidays

From Halloween to New Year’s, the holidays are filled with high-sugar, high-calorie treats to wreck your diet and extra activities to derail your daily...

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...

‘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...

Ask the Doctor: Personal Patient Advocacy

In online healthcare forums, community boardrooms and hospital corporate offices these days the conversation is centered on "patient engagement." The problem is, our country's...

Baptist Patient Stories, Charla Perez

As we look ahead to Thanksgiving, it is a good time to pause and reflect on all of our blessings. Charla, is one of...

Recent Articles

what is palliative care

What is Palliative Care & How is it Different from Hospice?

  Palliative (pronounced pal-lee-uh-tiv) care is a specialized type of care provided to people with life-threatening illnesses. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines it as: “An...

Patient on a Healthier Path Following ‘Ping’ Intervention

A month without an emergency department visit is a good month indeed. And it’s been a good month for a Western Kentucky resident who went...

Baptist Health Physicians Named to Louisville Magazine’s Top Docs List

Baptist Health Medical Group physicians have been named to Louisville Magazine’s Top Docs 2019 list, featured in the magazine’s August issue. The doctors named to...