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Tire Safety is Not Just About Better Gas Mileage

Tire Safety

By Kevin Renfro Attorney/Owner Becker Law Office PLC - It’s July, one of the hottest months of the year.  And if it’s hot to you, how do you suppose your tires are handling high speeds on hot asphalt? This is a good time to do more than just kick the tires. Becker Law Office supports every effort to educate drivers ... Read More »

An Avocado a Day Keeps the Doctor Away!

Avocado

The avocado is an incredibly nutrient-dense fruit source. Although relatively high in calories, it is rich in essential vitamins and minerals, low in sugar, virtually sodium-free, and totally free of cholesterol. Due to its unique nutritional composition, regular consumption of avocado may protect against many chronic diseases including heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes. Here are ten great reasons ... Read More »

Pure Barre Q&A Meet Patience McCroskey

Pure Barre Q&A Meet Patience McCroskey

By Karen M. Handel - Our beautiful Pure Bride for the summer is Patience McCroskey. Patience is looking forward to her upcoming wedding to fiancé, Peyton Siva, and has been very busy planning but always finds time to fit in a class at the barre!  It is time well spent relieve stress during the preparations and to make sure she ... Read More »

What Are Dermal Fillers, Wrinkle Fillers And Volumizing Fillers?

What Are Dermal Fillers, Wrinkle Fillers And Volumizing Fillers?

By Kimberley Mobley, R.M.A.,  – Skin Health Specialist - As we age, we lose the youthful fullness of the face, develop shallow contours,  creases  and  wrinkles. Fillers are a minimally invasive method of restoring youthful volume, smoothing creases and wrinkles and creating and shaping attractive facial proportions. This requires a relatively quick office procedure with minimal or no downtime. Some ... Read More »

When it Comes to Water, Taste Matters

When it Comes to WateR, Taste Matters

It’s no secret that smells and tastes can either drive you to a food or drink or steer you away. When it comes to tap water, it can taste different in nearly every community. Louisville Water has a long-standing reputation for “good tasting” tap water.  In the early 1900s, the company employed a “chief taster” to sample the water 40 ... Read More »

Cochlear Implants at Heuser Hearing Institute Part 1

Cochlear Implants at Heuser Hearing Institute

By Katie Austin, Au.D.,CCC-A - A cochlear implant, first approved by the FDA in 1984, is an electronic device that can provide a sense of sound to a severe-to-profoundly hearing impaired individual. An electrode array, implanted into the cochlea, receives environmental sounds from the processor which is worn on the outside of the ear. A cochlear implant does not restore ... Read More »

Am I Too Young For Hot Flashes?

Am I Too Young For Hot Flashes

By Dr. Aimee Paul - As we get older many of us know to expect “the big change” or menopause sometime in our 50s. However, the age at which we start to notice some of the symptoms we classically associate with menopause can be highly variable, and the transition to menopause or what is called perimenopause may start for some ... Read More »

Abdominoplasty OR… How Do I Get Those Abs?

How Do I Get Those Abs

By Martin Fox, MD - We are surrounded by images of flat, well-toned, defined abdomens. This is the standard of attractiveness and beauty signaled by the cultureas well as individual goals. Many people find this goal unachievable by diet and exercise. People of normal weight can develop a loose and sagging abdomen due to heredity, pregnancy, previous surgery, weight fluctuations, ... Read More »

ANTERIOR vs. POSTERIOR APPROACH for HIP REPLACEMENT: HYPE vs. FACT

HIP REPLACEMENT

By Richard A. Sweet, M.D.- Introduction: Total hip arthroplasty has become one of the outstanding surgical success stories of the last four decades. Of all joints replaced, the hip is arguably the most successful. Subjectively it feels the most “normal”, has the quickest recovery, and with the advent of new metal on metal bearing surfaces is the most durable. However, ... Read More »