Shoulder to Shoulder

LEXINGTON Central Kentucky is widely recognized as the epicenter for thoroughbred racing, bourbon production, and Wildcat basketball. But, it is

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Overcoming Obesity Takes a Village

LEXINGTON When it comes to overcoming obesity, it takes a medical village to ensure success. Few understand this better than

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Combining a Forward Focus and Committed Care

LEXINGTON When interviewing four of the physicians from the heart and vascular care department of Saint Joseph Hospital (SJH), the

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Helping Older Adults Flourish for a Lifetime

LOUISVILLE By 2030, one in five Americans will be considered an older adult; therefore, it is imperative that the healthcare

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Central Kentucky Now Boasts a Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery

LEXINGTON Central Kentucky can now count itself among the regions that can boast having a Center of Excellence in Robotic

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Improved Technology Means Improved Quality of Life for Parkinson’s Patients

LOUISVILLE When tremors progress to a certain degree, they can severely reduce the quality of life of the individuals who

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Changing the Paradigm on Pain Management

LOUISVILLE In recent days, everyone seems to have developed a strong response to the words “pain management.” The topic is

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A Letter from Your New Editor

I am pleased to introduce myself as the new editor-in-chief of MD-Update magazine. For the past year, I have not

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Shorter Treatments, Longer Lives

BARDSTOWN For Kristie Paris, MD, radiation oncology may seem a far cry from her original career path in theatre, but

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Early Detection is Essential

LEXINGTON One in eight women will develop breast cancer within their lifetime. With these daunting statistics, it is no wonder

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