The Relationship Between Asthma & The Flu

Having asthma does not put you at greater risk of contracting the respiratory illness called influenza (often referred to as “the flu”). However, the...

What is a Nurse Practitioner & What Do They Do?

Nurse practitioners play a vital role in helping to diagnose and treat patients. Learn about the difference between nurse practitioner and doctor.

The Importance of Family Medicine in Madisonville

Family medicine is important because it helps treat a number of conditions affecting your whole family. Learn more about the family medicine team at Baptist Health Madisonville.

Navigating Food Allergies During the Holidays

For people with food allergies or disorders like celiac disease, the fun and excitement of the holidays come with an increased risk of contact...

Healthy Teenage Lifestyle Tips

For parents, helping a child make the transition into their teens in a healthy and positive way can be challenging. Nevertheless, it is important...

Is It Lice? What Parents Need to Know.

Hearing that a head lice outbreak is underway at your child’s daycare or school, or that your child has been found to have lice,...

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