Commit to Quit

LOUISVILLE Kentuckians are proud when their basketball teams reach the top of national polls. But leading the country in other

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Ironcology Update

LEXINGTON This has honestly been a very busy year. When I originally created Ironcology, it was simply an idea of

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Honoring a Tradition and a Master

LOUISVILLE When people think about the Hippocratic Oath, “first, do no harm” is what comes to mind, though the phrase

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A New Prescription for Health

In the past, when a woman went to a doctor, she would likely leave with a prescription for pills or

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The Quiet Power of Preventive Medicine

It is hard to deny that we live in an era of almost miraculous cardiovascular interventions. Cardiovascular specialists can fix

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Lessons Learned

The article in MD-UPDATE Issue #85 that focused on the recent legislation on collaborative agreements for nurse practitioner prescription writing

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Is There a Method to This Madness?

In March 2014, Zohydro ER (hydrocodone extended-release) was introduced to the market. Never in my medical lifetime do I recall

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Travel Medicine

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page,” said St Augustine. There are

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Be a Good Samaritan & Pass the Good Samaritan 911 Law

Kentucky has the third highest drug overdose mortality rate in the United States (REF 1). The chance of surviving a

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TAVR Offers Life-Saving Option for Aortic Stenosis

LEXINGTON Coronary artery disease (CAD) took center stage in the 1980s to early 2000s, but with aggressive medical management and

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