So, I’m 40. Now What?

While our health is constantly evolving, the changes that occur in our 40s can be fairly significant and can happen relatively quickly. Consequently, as...

Can’t Get to a Clinic? Receive Care From the Comfort of...

Virtual visits offer face-to-face treatment for minor illnesses from your the convenience of your phone, tablet or computer. It’s officially springtime, which means you’re spending...

When to See a Neurology Doctor

A neurologist is a doctor who specializes in diagnosing and treating problems affecting the brain and nervous system. They have expertise in a wide...

The Differences Between Cold and Allergies

While colds and allergies share many symptoms and seem very much alike, they have different causes and different treatments. Consequently, being able to determine...

Can Allergies Cause Migraines?

If you have respiratory or food allergies and you get migraine headaches, you may start to wonder if there’s a connection between these conditions....

The Difference Between Headaches and Migraines

Virtually everyone feels pain or pressure in their head from time to time. Knowing whether what you’re experiencing is a typical headache or a...

Determination Fuels Recovery

It was Oldham County High School’s second game of the Kentucky High School State Softball Tournament. In the sixth inning, power hitter Allison Vialpando...

Emphysema vs. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is the name for a group of lung conditions that includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis. People with COPD can...

Walking Pneumonia

Pneumonia is an inflammation of airways in the lungs and caused by a viral, bacterial or fungal infection. Unlike bronchitis, which affects the bronchial...

Is Bronchitis Contagious?

Bronchitis is an inflammation of the bronchial tubes, the airways that bring air to the lungs. Is it contagious? That depends on which of...

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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...