Connect the Docs

LOUISVILLE & NEW ALBANY, IN As Steven Harrell, MD, says, “Gastroenterologists deal with everything from the esophagus to the anus

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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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Getting the Professional Treatment

LOUISVILLE In a world dominated by 24-hour sports channels, pro-athlete endorsed products, and an increasing pressure to compete at a

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Infertility Has No Easy Answer

LOUISVILLE Infertility is defined as the inability to become pregnant after a year of intercourse with no contraception, and is

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Educating Patients, Optimizing Costs, Empowering Women

LOUISVILLE We hear this time and again – Women are often the caregivers for their entire family, the medical decision-makers,

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Caring for the Hearts of Children

LEXINGTON The pediatric cardiology division of UK HealthCare is led by Division Chief Douglas J. Schneider, MD. “Congenital heart disease

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Reaching Every Child in Kentucky

■ MD-UPDATE: Some of our readers are new, so tell us about yourself. SCHAEFFER: I was born in Louisville, grew

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Legislation in Kentucky That Affects Healthcare and Physicians

Welcome to MD-UPDATE for January 2017. There are several high profile pieces of legislation in this year’s session of Kentucky’s

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Focal Point

LOUISVILLE When I think of Nassau, Bahamas, and Cancun, Mexico, I picture white sand beaches, crystal blue waters, and vacation

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Radiology and Breast Cancer

Breast cancer affects one out of eight women in their lifetime. The primary tool physicians rely upon to detect, treat,

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