Quiz: Do You Know How to Protect Yourself from Ticks?

Summer is laze-in-the-sun-sipping-lemonade season. It’s barbecue and baseball season. And unfortunately, it’s tick season. These little bloodsucking parasites spread disease — including Lyme disease, which...

Your Back-to-School Health Guide

Your car is full of sand, you’re washing bathing suits and towels on repeat, and your kids were up until 11 p.m. catching fireflies...

How to Stay Healthy at the Office

We Americans work — a lot. People with full-time jobs work an average of 47 hours a week, with nearly 4 in 10 people saying...

Avoid Summertime Emergencies

Summer can be a three-month block party, full of sunshine and swimming, four-wheelers and fishing — but it can also be a booby-trapped obstacle...

Managing Menopause

For many years, menopause was known as “the change,” that time in a woman’s life when her body transitions out of the childbearing years....

A Guide to Headaches

We’ve all been there: An invisible vise squeezes your temples; a phantom nail seems to drive through your brain. Pain relievers can’t work fast...

Workout Tips for Achy Joints

You know the old adage, “No pain, no gain”? Forget it, especially if you have osteoarthritis, says Kathy Edwards, a certified personal trainer and fitness...

Pain-Free Food Swaps for Weight Loss

If the eggnog and cookies you indulged in over the holidays left you feeling like you need the Jaws of Life to escape your...

Recipe: Skillet Cornbread

On a cold winter’s day, what’s better than a steaming bowl of soup or chili? A side of warm cornbread for dipping, that’s what....

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...

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9 Tips on How to Eat Healthy at the Airport

Whether you find yourself constantly traveling for work, or just take a single vacation each year, being hungry at the airport can sabotage your...

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

GERD is gastroesophogeal reflux disease is caused by the reflux of acid from the stomach into the esophagus resulting in heartburn at least twice a week.

The Importance of Well-Baby Visits

Pediatrician Sarah Thayer, MD, discusses well-child visit guidelines, including the importance of well-baby visits, what to expect during the examination, and how often to bring your child in to see the doctor.

Mustard Pepper Chicken Paninis

Great panini sandwiches are easy to make when you have good tools. If you don't have a panini maker, use a skillet and a...

3D Mammography

Molly Hester, MD, Baptist Health Lexington – A mammogram is a low dose X-ray of the breast, and the American Cancer Society recommends that...