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Who needs to get a mammogram?

Are you putting off getting a mammogram? That may be a risk you don’t want to take. Countless women can testify to the importance of this screening. Just ask the 24 breast cancer survivors who danced in this year’s Baptist … Continue reading

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Women can expect safe surgery options with COEMIG

Are you a woman living with pelvic pain or bleeding because you don’t want to face the long recovery time and pain typically associated with surgery? There is no need to delay treatment when you can receive world-class care at … Continue reading

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Do you know the warning signs of cancer?

Cancer does not discriminate. I have lived around the world and seen it affect people of all ages and nationalities. As a new resident of Paducah, I am excited to join Charles Winkler, MD, at Baptist Health Cancer Care & … Continue reading

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Do you know how most heart attacks begin?

Heart attacks have to start somewhere. More than 50 percent of patients have early warning signs, which can be treated before any damage occurs. However, 50 percent of cardiac deaths occur outside of a hospital, which suggests many people are … Continue reading

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When should a young woman first see a gynecologist?

A gynecologic exam can be stressful at any age, but especially when it is your first appointment. As a woman and a health care provider for 25 years, I strive to make women of all ages comfortable as they take … Continue reading

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Baptist Health Prime Care: One-stop shop for summer health care

Bites, burns or physicals – we can help with all your summer time health needs at Baptist Health Prime Care. Experienced mid-level providers and family medicine physicians (David Saxon, MD, and I) provide walk-in care without appointments at Baptist Health … Continue reading

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Spokes for Strokes bike ride aims to improve stroke care

As a neurologist, I moved back to Paducah three years ago knowing I could improve stroke care in my hometown. Fortunately, I’ve been able to use my hobby – cycling – to do the same in the annual Spokes for … Continue reading

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