Patient Story: Amanda’s Battle Against Breast Cancer

Amanda Henson and her husband could never have imagined that life would throw them an unexpected curveball. During a self-exam one evening, Amanda felt...

ASD Patient Story – Maddie Campbell

Her whole life, Maddie Campbell had a hole in her heart and didn’t know it. She had atrial septal defect (ASD), which is an...

What is atrial septal defect (ASD)?

Atrial septal defect (ASD) is a hole in the septum, or muscular tissue, between the left and right atria, the upper valves of the...

Logan’s Story, Chiari Malformation

Hear Logan's story about Chiari Malformation and the care he received at Baptist Health. Learn more about Chiari Malformation or find a provider or specialist...

Understanding Chiari Malformation

Chiari malformation is a structural deformity in the base of the skull and cerebellum. The cerebellum is the part of the brain that regulates...

Reunion at Baptist Health Madisonville

Today we celebrated a very special reunion between Adallie and her nurse Jessica. On April 17, 2013 Gov. Steve Beshear signed Senate Bill 125...

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...

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