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Should selenium supplementatio...

By Robert Kimberlain, DC Selenium is a trace mineral that is essential to good health but necessary only in small amounts.  It is interesting to note that before it was found to be an essential nutrient, selenium was considered remarkably...

New public health and wellness...

On average, a white woman in Louisville can expect to live to be nearly 80 years old, while a black man will die before he reaches age 70.  Louisville’s Hispanic/Latino population increased more than two and half times since 2010 and, unlike...

What you need to know about di...

On Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at 1 pm Eastern time, Kids With Food Allergies will present “What You Need to Know About Diagnosing Food Allergy” – a FREE Webinar. When trying to determine whether a child has a food allergy, there are many steps...

UofL Physicians – Family Medic...

UofL Physicians – Family Medicine has been recognized for quality primary care by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), becoming one of the first in Kentucky to meet rigorous criteria to earn a Level 3 rating as a...

Accessible Labels for Visually...

St. Matthews Community Pharmacy is now offering two solutions for persons who cannot read the print on their prescription drug container labels.  Often those who are visually impaired, elderly, or have other print-impaired disabilities find...

Free dental care to those in n...

Aspen Dental and Oral Health America Will Continue the “Healthy Mouth Movement” in Kentucky WHAT: The Aspen Dental office in Elizabethtown, Newport and Louisville are three out of 6 offices in Kentucky where dentists and team members will be...

Applications due on April 17 f...

The Kentucky Teen Institute (KTI) develops the leadership capacity of teens to lead the way to greater health in our Commonwealth. Through dynamic and fun educational programming, teams of young people from across the state are trained to...
recent from Women Taming bad breath
Halitosis is nothing to laugh about. By Sally McMahon Halitosis – a fancy way to say bad breath – can be an embarrassing problem. No matter what you call it, no one wants it. It’s easy to determine if someone else has bad breath, but not so easy to know if you are the one who is off ending, unless you have...
recent from Children Applications due on April 17 for Kentucky Teen Institute
The Kentucky Teen Institute (KTI) develops the leadership capacity of teens to lead the way to greater health in our Commonwealth. Through dynamic and fun educational programming, teams of young people from across the state are trained to implement health initiatives in their communities and transform...
recent from Men Live empowered
A diabetes management program for African-Americans. By Sally McMahon The American Diabetes Association (ADA) has a program specifically for African-Americans, Project POWER, that provides churches with resources for creating awareness about diabetes among members and families. It engages the church in a...
recent from Seniors Medication synchronization
A USA Today article titled “Nation’s pharmacies aren’t just for Rx’s anymore” hit the nail on the head when it comes to the changing role of pharmacists. The article quoted R. Pete Vanderveen, dean of the USC School of Pharmacy, who said pharmacists are the “most overeducated and...