The Importance of Vaccines

Learn about vaccine safety and the importance of vaccines in preventing outbreaks of diseases such as influenza, measles and whooping cough.

Advances in Stroke Intervention

Learn the signs and symptoms of a stroke, explaining why it’s important to seek help in the emergency room as quickly as possible.

The Importance of Colon Screening

Learn the guidelines for when to get screened for colon cancer and explains why it’s best to discover and treat polyps early.

Guidance for Lung Cancer Treatment

Oncology nurse navigator Sara Barker explains her role in educating, coordinating care, and providing support for patients undergoing lung cancer treatment at Baptist Health Lexington.

Lung Nodule Clinic

Learn the importance of the Lexington's Lung Nodule Clinic in helping patients discover lung cancer in its early, more treatable, stages.

New Mitral Valve Heart Procedure

Paula Hollingsworth, MD, explains how the Mitraclip® is used to repair leaking valves in heart patients who may not be able to undergo traditional surgery.

Rewards of Cardiac Rehab Nursing

Nurse Lindsay Bowles talks about building relationships with her patients in cardiac rehab and the crucial role nurses play in helping patients make lasting changes.

Rehabilitation After a Cardiac Event

Learn about the importance of cardiac rehab after a heart attack, bypass surgery, valve replacement, or other cardiac event.

Talking with Your Kids About STDs

Parents should start talking to their children about sexual activity and STDs around ages about 9-10, depending on your child’s maturity level.

Personal Touch of Nursing

Learn how nurses help in the healing process of a patient and the role nurses play in providing personal care to patients at Baptist Health Lexington.

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