Events – Nov 2019

and health administrators, the Lexington Medical Society (LMS) presented a symposium on opioid addiction, its causes, effects and some strategies to deal with the problem in Kentucky’s second largest city….

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Are There Good Reasons for Bad Feelings?

diseases and to recognize syndromes such as heart failure that can have many causes.” He’s not saying we should let up on our pragmatic focus on the immediate, proximate causes…

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Vaping and E-Cigarettes Add to Lung Disease

types of substance abuse treatment. Finally, if patients refuse to quit using their vaping device, advise them to closely monitor themselves for symptoms of illness, such as cough, shortness of…

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News – Nov 2019

College of Surgeons and the American Board of Surgery. GLMS ALLIANCE PRESIDENT IS RECOGNIZED LOUISVILLE Supplies Over Seas (SOS), a Louisville-based global health organization, has presented Debi McDonald with the…

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Teamwork and Technology in Tandem

myriad of problems that can come up,” explains Williams. According to Williams, “This approach engenders a collaborative spirit. It engenders lateral thinking and new ways to solve problems and innovation….

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Significant Amendments to Kentucky’s Health Insurance Utilization Review Laws

new definitions of health care service, medically necessary health care services, and prospective review may allow health insurers and Medicaid MCOs to impose prospective review requirements on more services, including…

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The Naked Truth About Skin Cancers

cancer within the United States has increased by seventy-seven percent. That’s significant.” The majority of Lumbang’s patients are referred with biopsy-proven skin cancers. Many of his patients from Nashville have…

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Unifying Force

The overall concept is to inform and educate the state’s population about health and healthcare, which he believes is a critical step to decreasing disparities in health outcomes. Data shows…

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Medical Marijuana in Kentucky. Are We Ready for It?

Higgins, is the discrepancy between the Federal Controlled Substances Act which designates marijuana as a Schedule 1 controlled substance and the various states’ law. Enforcement of the federal laws is…

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