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Even when your fever goes away, you still can spread the flu for about 24 hours

The flu is contagious for about 24 hours after your fever breaks. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advises staying home for at least 24 hours after your fever goes away without the help of ibuprofen (Motril or Advil) or acetaminophen (Tylenol). “Overall, you can be contagious or were contagious the day before you…

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Is it a Mpox rash or something minor?

Mpox rash symptoms include pimples or blisters that can be painful or itchy and often are located on or near the genitals or anus, according to health care providers. In addition to the groin area, a monkey pox rash can break out on the hands, feet, chest, face or mouth. If you are concerned about…

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ER vs. urgent care vs. local clinic: Where should I go?

Many injuries, illnesses and other health-related situations might make you think of heading to the nearest hospital emergency department. However, depending on your symptoms and the severity of your condition, this may not always be your best choice. You might not know the best place to go for the care you need. Here are some…

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Norton Healthcare names three physicians as medical directors for community outreach

Crystal D. Narcisse, M.D., internal medicine physician and pediatrician; Maria F. Nota, M.D., pediatrician; and Steven Patton, D.O., family medicine physician, all have been named medical directors of community outreach for Norton Healthcare. The three physicians are employed by Norton Medical Group. As medical directors for community outreach, Drs. Narcisse, Nota and Patton will: Provide…

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Kimberly A. Wright, APRN, is back home in Shelbyville to take care of friends and neighbors

Primary care nurse practitioner Kimberly A. Wright, APRN, is where she wants to be, doing what she wants to do. The Shelbyville, Kentucky, native is caring for her friends and neighbors. “It’s exciting. I can actually make a difference in the community. You go to Walmart or Kroger, and you see your patients,” Kimberly said….

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Physician’s kindness shown through gift of shoes to patient

Crystal Narcisse, M.D., did not think twice about taking off her new tennis shoes and giving them to the patient in front of her, whose own shoes were falling apart. Rain was pouring on the brisk day in February 2019, and Dr. Narcisse, an internal medicine physician and pediatrician at Norton Community Medical Associates –…

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What are the signs baby isn’t getting enough breast milk?

Breastfeeding provides loads of well-documented benefits for babies and moms. One common question many moms have about breastfeeding is, “How can I tell if my baby is getting enough milk?” It’s a fair question. After all, it’s not like you’re using a bottle with ounces marked clearly on the side that let you see exactly…

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Practice offers food pantry for families

While performing an exam on a new patient at Norton Children’s Hospital Medical Associates – Broadway last fall, pediatrician Erin R. Frazier, M.D., learned that the teen, along with her mom and sister, had just arrived in Louisville after escaping a bad situation. They were practically homeless and didn’t know where their next meal would…

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