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Featured Stories

Breast Clinic offers streamlined care for cancer patients

The Breast Clinic offers breast cancer patients a streamlined, coordinated path for care. The dedicated nurse navigator can help guide patients through the process and answer questions.

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Stress, diet and your heart

This past year has been incredibly stressful for our community. We all know it’s a lot easier to say “reduce your stress” than it is to actually do it. Sometimes, life comes at you like a freight train. For many of us, our response can be some unhealthy behaviors – eating too much, smoking, drinking, or being sedentary while watching too much TV or scrolling social media.

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Depression and older adults

Depression is not a natural part of growing old. It’s a health condition that should be treated seriously and proactively. Depression in older adults, or in anyone, is a serious illness.

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WellNews is a health and wellness service of Med Center Health. The information contained herein is not intended for the purpose of personal medical advice, which should be obtained directly from a physician. For more information, call Med Center Health Community Wellness at 270-745-1010.

News from Med Center Health

The Medical Center at Albany Earns ACR Lung Cancer Screening Center Designation

The Medical Center at Albany has been designated a Lung Cancer Screening Center by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The ACR Lung Cancer Screening Center designation is a voluntary program recognizing facilities that have committed to practice safe, effective diagnostic care for individuals at the highest risk for lung cancer.

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The Medical Center at Bowling Green to Offer Innovative Lung Valve Treatment for Patients with Severe COPD/Emphysema

Revolutionary lung valve is the first FDA-approved device to help emphysema patients breathe easier without major surgery

The Medical Center at Bowling Green is the first in Southcentral Kentucky to offer a new lung valve treatment for patients with severe COPD/emphysema. Recently approved by the FDA under their “Breakthrough Devices” status, the Zephyr Endobronchial Valve treatment represents a major advancement because it is the first minimally-invasive procedure to help emphysema sufferers breathe easier without major surgery. Done through a simple bronchoscopy, the valve treatment improves patients’ quality of life by allowing them to breathe easier, be less short of breath, and be more active and energetic.See More

Med Center Health Has Organized a Flood Relief Drive for Eastern Kentucky

Med Center Health has organized a Flood Relief Drive to support Eastern Kentucky communities devastated by the recent floods. The drive will be held on Friday, August 5 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the parking lot of the UK College of Medicine-Bowling Green Campus and Medical Education Complex located at 339 U.S. 31 W Bypass in Bowling Green, across from the Kroger shopping plaza. Donations received will be taken to Eastern Kentucky following the flood relief drive on Friday.

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For your good health

Protect your eyes from the sun

Exposure to sunlight over years can lead to vision loss from cataracts or macular degeneration. Protect your eyes with the right kind of sunglasses.

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Are habits hurting your heart?

Your heart is a vital organ that keeps your body functioning. But many people don’t treat it that way. They may not realize that their daily habits and lifestyle can overwork and damage their hearts. So, take care of your heart and yourself

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Is stress breaking your heart?

Since ancient times, the heart has been a symbol of our emotions. But scientists have uncovered a physical link between emotions and heart health.

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Featured Recipes

These recipes are the perfect touch for a tasty and healthy meal or treat!

Breakfast on the Run

Always finding yourself in a hurry and skipping breakfast? Try out this recipe that allows for a quick and easy prep that you will be able to eat on the go.

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Multigrain Chicken Soup

As the weather gets colder, we have the perfect recipe for you to try with your family! This multigrain chicken soup is sure to warm you up from the inside out.

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Blue-Green Canapés

Look out! We have a great appetizer idea that’s healthy and satisfying. Be sure to give it a try!

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