Monalisa M. Tailor, M.D., named president of Kentucky Medical Association

Monalisa M. Tailor, M.D., internal medicine physician with Norton Community Medical Associates ­– Barret, was installed as the 172nd president of the Kentucky Medical Association (KMA) during the organization’s annual meeting in late August. Dr. […]

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Common sports overuse injuries in children

Sports overuse injuries in children have become quite common as the pressure for students to complete in year-round sports, such as travel and tournament teams, has increased over time. “Being active and participating in sports […]

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Lowering insulin is a crucial part of losing excess body weight

Physicians understand the importance of continuing medical education (CME), because it keeps them abreast of new developments in their specialties. CME also can fill in the gaps of a traditional medical school education. That’s one […]

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Imaging could lead to further expansion of tPA window

Additional data could lead to stronger guidelines extending the tPA window for ischemic strokes beyond the current 4½ hour limit in coming years, according to a Norton Neuroscience Institute stroke specialist. A common scenario faced [...]

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Iron supplements for all pregnant patients, regardless of race, can help prevent anemia

Iron supplementation is recommended for all patients at the beginning of their pregnancy, regardless of a patient’s race, and all obstetricians at Norton Healthcare should follow this guidance. Updated guidance for anemia in pregnancy In […]

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New approach to left atrial appendage occlusion

A group of Norton Healthcare physicians is using a novel approach to mitral valve repair. Research has shown that many patients with suture-based left atrial appendage surgical ligation have incomplete closure that puts them at […]

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Baclofen pump catheter implanted in brain because tissue couldn’t support typical placement

The patient At age 10, the patient was diagnosed with a high-grade arteriovenous malformation and treated with radiosurgery. About six months later, the patient developed a severe case of brain swelling that left them with […]

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Wearable activity monitors fill a gap in the treatment of Type 1 diabetes

Clinicians managing a child or adolescent with Type 1 diabetes often have very little accurate information about the patient’s physical activity, but a new study shows activity monitors like wearable fitness trackers provide a clear […]

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Aug 2022 Norton Children’s Medical Group New Providers

  Erin Herstine, M.D. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Francesca Kingery, M.D. Pediatric Hospital Medicine Cullen Marshall, M.D. Child Neurology Alexandra M. Mientus, M.D. (Ali) Pediatrics Sabryna A. Robbins, D.O. (Ali) Pediatrics Samuel Williams, M.D. Pediatric […]

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August 2022 Norton Medical Group new providers

Nathaniel R. Beachy, M.D. Neurology Domenic R. Craner, M.D. General Surgery Alden Chase Currier, D.O. Internal Medicine Andrew D. Doering, M.D. Urogynecology Justin Gorski, M.D. Gynecologic Oncology Caitlin A. Grace, M.D. Internal Medicine Kevin A. […]

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Amplified cardiopulmonary recordings as a music therapy intervention

Bereaved family members of adult oncology patients appear to have moderate acceptance and use of amplified cardiopulmonary recordings (ACPR) when created in the context of ongoing music therapy treatment, according to a recently published study. […]

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A gynecologist’s guide to menopausal hormone therapy

Menopausal hormone therapy requires a customized approach to each patient that considers not only their clinical presentation and symptom severity, but the risks and benefits of hormone replacement, risk factors and the patient’s personal feelings […]

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