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    • NOVEMBER 25, 2022
    Cold & Flu Season Ramping Up With the Arrival of Colder Weather

    Cold & Flu Season Ramping Up With the Arrival of Colder Weather

    In the United States, cold and flu season generally takes place between October and May, with the peak taking place between December and March. In addition to influenza, another annual concern is Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV), which is making its presence known this fall across Kentucky in addition to colds and other respiratory illnesses. During

    • NOVEMBER 25, 2022
    Family Medicine: The First Line of Defense

    Family Medicine: The First Line of Defense

    In recent years, the emergence of multiple specialties and subspecialties in healthcare can be a source of confusion for patients when a medical need arises. Many patients struggle trying to make decisions about which provider to see for which concerns. However, much of that confusion can be eliminated by having a primary care provider commonly

    • NOVEMBER 18, 2022
    Bariatric Surgery Provides Health Benefits to Patients

    Bariatric Surgery Provides Health Benefits to Patients

    Obesity is a complex disease that affects the body in many ways and is much more serious than simply a cosmetic concern. When a person’s weight is higher than what is considered healthy for his or her weight, he or she is considered obese. This can cause high blood pressure, diabetes, extreme joint pain, sleep

    • NOVEMBER 18, 2022
    A Holiday Message From Dr. Amy Johnson

    A Holiday Message From Dr. Amy Johnson

    As we approach the end of the year, a difficult subject to discuss is our physical activity and how we eat around the holidays. As uncomfortable as it may be, we need to talk about it. We all know holiday eating can lead to some scary weight gain that you don’t want to experience. Overeating

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