Tips for Reducing the Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease in Women

Five million Americans age 65 and older are living with Alzheimer’s disease (3.2 million of them are women). In her 60s, a woman’s lifetime...

5 Prevention Methods to Decrease Your Risk of Breast Cancer

A breast cancer diagnosis is stressful and startling, no matter your situation. While you can’t change some risk factors such as genetics and aging,...

How Does Life Change After Breast Cancer Treatment?

The chemotherapy, radiation, surgery and other procedures used to treat your breast cancer are complete. It’s an accomplishment of which you and – your...

Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer: How and Why to Get Tested

BRCA1 and BRCA2 are tumor suppressor genes that play a role in protecting from breast and ovarian cancer.  As a result, women who have...

Full-Service Breast Cancer Center in Corbin

The Breast Cancer Center at Baptist Health is a full-service breast center offering mammogram screenings, diagnostics, treatments, and more. We believe one of the most important things a woman can do is put her health first: an early diagnosis is the best way to start. Learn more about our proactive initiatives.

Screening for Breast Cancer in Lexington

Baptist Health recommends getting your first mammogram screening by age forty. Learn more about how to take action and schedule a breast exam with us.

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...

Steps to Lower Breast Cancer Risk

Enough with the theories about breast cancer. We’ve heard so many things through the years: Women deficient in vitamin D might have a higher...

Mammograms: Know When to Go

Major medical organizations debate the exact age, but Angela Moore, MD, doesn’t share the confusion. The medical director of Baptist Health Breast Imaging in Lexington...

Genetic Testing for Breast Cancer Prevention

Learn who should get genetic testing for breast cancer and how genetic testing is important in breast cancer prevention.

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Stroke Prevention with the Watchman Device at Floyd

At Baptist Health Floyd, the Watchman device reduces the risk of stroke by treating atrial fibrillation without using blood thinners. Learn more about the Watchman procedure and how it works to prevent strokes.

Side Effects of Shorter Days

When Daylight Savings Time (DST) ends at 2 a.m. Sunday morning, you’ll turn back your clock and (hopefully) get an extra hour of sleep....

What’s the Difference Between Psoriasis and Eczema?

Psoriasis and eczema are skin conditions that have similar symptoms and can be difficult to tell apart. In fact, even doctors sometimes find it...

Treating Pituitary Tumors

Doctor Gruber and Doctor Ballert discuss pituitary glands and the less invasive surgery methods for treating a pituitary tumors.

COPD in Kentucky

In Kentucky, 9.3% of adults have the respiratory disease, which includes  conditions such as emphysema and chronic bronchitis, compared with 6.3% of Americans nationwide. Smoking...