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How an annual wellness visit keeps you healthy

An annual wellness visit with a primary care provider can help catch any emerging conditions and allows you to develop an ongoing relationship with a health care provider. Having that relationship makes communicating sensitive information much easier and allows for better overall care because you’ve got someone looking out for your health. With most insurance…

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COVID19, NCMA, Norton Now

An easy-to-follow guide to keeping you and your family safer during the holidays

One thing COVID-19 has taught us is that we don’t need to be physically together to be together. Virtual celebrations are an ideal way to catch up with those who live both near and far. Gather ’round your digital devices Ugly holiday sweater contest Holiday home tours Holiday baking day Tree-trimming party Check in on those…

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Dehydration, heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heatstroke symptoms and what to do

Dehydration, heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heatstroke can catch you off guard and be life threatening during the high temperatures and humidity of summer in Louisville and Southern Indiana. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that in the United States, over 9,000 high school athletes are treated for heat illnesses each year. Many…

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Primary care providers play an important role in African Americans’ health

Kentucky and Indiana face many challenges when it comes to the health of their residents. They rank among the worst states for obesity and physical inactivity, health outcomes such as diabetes, and cancer and heart disease deaths. Many of these diseases affect African Americans at higher rates. Giavonne D. Rondo-Hillman, M.D., internal medicine physician with…

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You’ve been sitting in wet clothes – now that troubling itch may mean a yeast infection

Wet underwear after a workout, a wet bathing suit, any wet clothes for too long can lead to one of the most irritating health issues a woman can experience — a vaginal yeast infection. It’s an unpleasant, but very common fungal infection that just about every woman will experience at some point. A yeast infection…

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