One-Stop Medical Center and Urgent Care in Powderly

Learn about the one-stop urgent care and medical center at Baptist Health Madisonville's Powderly location. Discover the convenience of having a state of the art medical clinic and pharmacy right in the Powderly area.

How Do You Get Bronchitis & Is it 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...

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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New Procedures for Weight Loss

John Oldham explains how new procedures for weight loss surgery can help patients with obesity, describing the steps to the minimally invasive surgery.

Learn the Signs of AFib to Prevent Heart Problems

If your heart’s aflutter, it might be more than just anxious anticipation, a stressful situation or overexertion. A frequent, irregular heartbeat or feeling of...

Pediatric Sleep Apnea

Does your child snore at night?  Does your child have pauses in breathing, toss and turn in bed, or often breathe through the mouth...

The Truth about Skin Cancer

Bathing suits are in stock, and pool season is just weeks away.  Time to check the expiration date on last year’s leftover sunscreen (if...

Bariatric Surgery

Derek Weiss, MD explains the advantages of comprehensive bariatric surgery and the minimally invasive laparoscopic/robotics Sleeve Gastrectomy procedure.