Truth About Pregnancy After 35

Don’t worry. Having a baby after age 35 won’t make you the “old mom” at preschool anymore. The average age of a first pregnancy has...

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...

Breastfeeding 101

It’s common knowledge that breast milk is great for your baby. It’s rich in nutrients and antibodies that help protect your baby from infection, help...

Dementia, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s

Dementia is a general term referring to a wide range of progressive brain and cognitive disorders. In addition to Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease, dementia...

Concussion Symptoms in Young Children

Concussions can go largely unnoticed in young children as symptoms aren't always immediately present and the incident that caused the concussion isn't always readily...

Signs & Symptoms of Preeclampsia

Pregnancy is a confusing time. Lots of changes take place in a woman’s body, and it can be difficult to tell the difference between...

Symptoms of Lyme Disease

Most people correctly associate Lyme disease with tick bites but many of those same individuals don't always know the signs and symptoms to look...

Breast Pain & Lumps: What You Need to Know

Your monthly breast self-exam reveals a lump and some breast pain. What do you do? The answer - try to remain calm and remember...

Heartburn and Early Pregnancy

When it comes to recognizing early signs of pregnancy, every woman is different and there will be various indicators long before any visual confirmation....

Debunking Pregnancy Myths

Some topics inspire more myths than health and wellness. The same do-this, don't do that advice is repeated often and is just as often...

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HealthStat: Flu Vaccines

Just about 4 in 10 Americans get a flu shot. Do you hear that? It’s the collective scream of every doctor in the United States. The...

Getting Pregnant: Myths and Truths

There’s something about the holidays: maybe it’s the cuddling by the fire. Or wanting to stay indoors and out of the weather. Maybe it’s...
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Your Mammogram Questions, Answered

Women won’t confuse a mammogram with a spa day, but the Imaging Center at Baptist Health Paducah tries to eliminate the anxiety with soft...