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Immunization Awareness Month: COVID-19 and Beyond

On May 11, 2023, the Department of Health and Human Services announced an end to the public health emergency brought on by COVID-191. Since the peak of the Omicron variant in January 2022, COVID-19 cases have declined rapidly – though the disease still poses a health risk to many Americans, COVID-19...

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Welcome Trey Early, CRNA, NSPM-C

Trey Early, CRNA, NSPM-C Joins Jackson Purchase Medical Center

Jackson Purchase Medical Center (JPMC) today announced that Trey Early, certified registered nurse anesthetist and nonsurgical pain management specialist, has joined its medical staff and will be offering minimally invasive pain management procedures to patients in Mayfield and the surrounding region. “Jackson Purchase Medical Center is excited to announce Trey Early...

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Men: Step up with a check-up

Good Health Starts Today – 4 Tips for Men’s Health Month 

Over the past hundred years, medical technology has improved exponentially. Humans today have better access to care than our ancestors could have dreamed of. Despite these advances in medicine, one thing remains true: men have a shorter life expectancy than women. In 2021 there was a 5-year difference between the...

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Are you at risk of a stroke?

Stroke Awareness and Mental Health Tips That May Improve Your Wellness

May is a designated time for many important health observances, making it the perfect opportunity to refocus on your overall wellness and prioritize healthier habits. An important part of improving your health means paying attention to both your physical and mental well-being. And this month, there are two major health...

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Welcome Kristin Whipple, CNM

Kristin Whipple, CNM, IBCLC Joins Jackson Purchase Medical Group

Jackson Purchase Medical Group today announced that Kristin Whipple, certified nurse midwife and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, has joined its staff and will be offering maternity care including lactation consulting to patients in Mayfield and the surrounding region. “We are so excited to welcome Kristin to our team of women’s...

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National Nutrition Month: Five Tips to Help You Fuel for the Future

March is National Nutrition Month®, an annual campaign driven by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics that focuses on the importance of making informed food choices, developing sound eating habits and maintaining regular physical activity. This year’s theme is “Fuel for the Future” – a great reminder that the food...

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Hey, 80s kids, get to know your colon health!

National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month: Is It Your Time for a Colonoscopy?

By Dr. Ruben Cuadrado, Gastroenterologist The '80s and '90s were a legendary time for cinema, with the release of some of the most well-known movies to date, including Thelma & Louise, Forrest Gump, Clueless, Space Jam, Titanic and the list goes on. But if these renowned pieces of pop culture were introduced...

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February is Heart Month. Get to know your heart better!

National Heart Month: Four Easy Ways to Show Your Heart Some Love

We often associate the month of February with hearts because of Valentine’s Day. However, there is another reason we should think of hearts in February – it’s American Heart Month, a designated time to advocate for cardiovascular health and raise awareness about heart disease. According to the Centers for Disease...

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Start the new year healthy.

New Year, New You: Four Tips for a Healthy Start to 2023

By Sheena Dover, MD The beginning of a new year symbolizes a fresh start and, for many of us, it provides a renewed focus on our overall health and wellbeing. That’s why so many of us set New Year’s resolutions intended to improve our wellness. Turning the page on the calendar...

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‘Tis the Season to be Healthy: Maintaining Your Physical and Mental Well-Being During the Holidays

The holiday season is finally here, ringing with the joy of visiting family and friends, attending festive parties, exchanging gifts, sharing delicious meals and giving back to charitable causes. It’s “the most wonderful time of the year” as they say. Unfortunately, though – for many of us – this time...

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