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The difference between a hip dislocation like Tua Tagovailoa’s and a fracture

Hip dislocations like the one suffered by University of Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa are more common in auto wrecks, but can occur in high-speed contact sports collisions.

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African Americans disproportionately affected by heart failure

Louisville heart failure patients tend to be younger and female — not the older men you may assume.

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2 popular migraine products could be in short supply

Production of two migraine relief medications has been temporarily halted.

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Lung cancer improvements lead overall drop in U.S. cancer death rate

Kentucky had the highest lung-cancer mortality rate in the nation from 2013-2017, although the rate is falling.

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Military experience prepared nursing leader for his career

Nursing experience and training in the U.S. Navy and Air Force prepared Justin Thornsberry, R.N., to meet any challenge with a calm, measured approach as well as incredible skill.

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Getting help with weight loss: ‘I couldn’t do it on my own’

Dissatisfied with her loss of energy and inability to lose weight by dieting, the once-slim 42-year-old grandmother was referred to Norton Weight Management Services.

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When is the flu an emergency?

Young children, people 65 and older, pregnant women and people with certain medical conditions are at high risk for serious flu complications.

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The path to purpose: Ibrahim Fahsah, M.D., his story

One moment that set life in a different direction for Dr. Fahsah

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How I learned heart attacks in women are different

Women experience the symptoms of a heart attack differently than men — and everyone needs to know it. It could save a loved one’s life.

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Back pain can be a symptom of a heart attack, especially in women

Women are more likely to experience subtler heart attack symptoms, such as pain in the upper back.

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Norton Leatherman Spine surgeon pioneers minimally invasive lumbar fusion

With the help of preoperative planning and robotic-assisted precision, Jeffrey L. Gum, M.D., can perform a lumbar fusion with a small, minimally invasive incision.

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Hot flashes, sleep apnea causes of menopause-related sleep issues

Hormone or medication therapy as well as a variety of treatments for sleep apnea are options if lifestyle changes don’t help menopause-related sleep issues.

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