News – Oct 2013

Saint Joseph Performs First-in-state MitraClip Procedure LEXINGTON The Saint Joseph Heart Institute, part of KentuckyOne Health, has successfully completed a

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Health Care Is a Pyramid Scheme

LEXINGTON, KY On Tuesday, November 12, Mark D. Birdwhistell presented to the Lexington Medical Society, “Everything you want to know

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Difficulties Experienced by the Hearing Impaired

LOUISVILLE First, here is a quick description of the types of hearing loss to preface the discussion of the resulting

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Strength in Numbers

When the partners at Kentucky Ear, Nose and Throat (KY ENT) began considering association with a larger medical system in

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Health Care Issues for the 2014 Legislative Session [Part 1]

I suspect my friends in the medical community will be doing all they can to survive the Healthcare Reform Act,

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Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction

LEXINGTON Oral and maxillofacial surgery is an exciting field that encompasses complex clinical problems ranging from the removal of teeth

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Top 10 Health Law Issues for Physicians, Health Systems, and Providers in 2014

Change is the one constant that physicians, health systems, and other providers face in 2014 as the ACA and its

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Mindfulness-Based Therapy

In my private practice, I find mindfulness-based therapy a powerful approach to treating problems with food, eating, and body image.

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Treating People, Not Symptoms

LEXINGTON Oft misunderstood, psychoanalysis is a viable and vital option for Kentuckians who seek lasting relief from their neuroses. At

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