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Ephraim McDowell Health recently was awarded the American Diabetes Association Education Recognition Certificate for its quality diabetes self-management education program. The ADA believes this program offers high-quality education that is an essential...
Contributing columnistA friend and I were chatting over lunch the other day and she mentioned that one of her dogs had canine cognitive dysfunction syndrome. Having seen an article on this subject in a recent dog magazine, I made a mental note to look it up and let my...
The blistering and almost unbearable heat during the past couple of weeks has directed my attention to an extremely serious and potentially deadly condition: dehydration. The type of weather we have been experiencing, with temperatures above 90 degrees...
Tags: Diseases and Illnesses, Heat Stroke, Pets, Vomiting, Diabetes
Contributing columnistWriter’s note:┐Warning! Pets should be kept indoors when fireworks are being set off. Animals’ ears are very sensitive and the explosions are painful. Most pets run and get lost if left outdoors. Do not take your pet to the big fireworks...
Tags: Heart and Circulatory System, Pets, Symptoms, Health
Last week marked the conclusion of the 2012 Winchester Weigh Down program. There were more than 140 registered participants in this year’s program. The Activity Coalition will recognize those losing the most weight on Saturday at 10 a.m. at the...
With the Winchester Weigh Down in full swing, many of you are up and moving, and that means on your feet. Did you know the human foot contains 26 bones, 33 joints, 100 tendons, muscles and ligaments, 250,000 sweat glands and hundreds of thousands of miles...
When I┐was a youngster growing up in the 1970s and 80s, allergies were almost unheard of. Certainly, if one of your classmates in school had allergies, they were considered to be very unusual. Even then, their allergies were not considered to be serious....
I received my first copy of “Groomer to Groomer” magazine, the September issue, this week. While I am not a groomer myself, I started reading it and found numerous articles pet owners would enjoy reading. What made me keep turning the page was...
Struggles with kidney disease, transplant slowed, but not stopped Winchester student Meredith MerrellThe Winchester SunAs a 12-year-old middle school student, Meredith Merrell went to the doctor for a physical so she could join the Conkwright dance team. Her mother, Mary Lindsay Merrell, was a little concerned because Meredith didn’t appear to have grown much in...
Yeast football camp returns to YMCA Wilderness Trace Family YMCA in Harrodsburg will host the fourth annual Craig Yeast Elite Skills Football Camp 9 a.m.-1 p.m. July 18-19. The camp will be held at Alvis Johnson Football Field (old Harrodsburg High...
Almost 11 million men age 20 or older currently have diabetes; that is more than 10 percent of the total male U.S. population. Men with diabetes can face devastating complications, especially since people with diabetes are at a high risk for heart attack...
The National Diabetes Education Program shared this information just for men and what an appropriate time to share as Father’s Day is celebrated this weekend. Almost 11 million men 20 or older currently have diabetes in the United States. That&...
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