Colon Cancer Doesn’t Always Show Noticeable Symptoms; Screening Colonoscopies Help Catch Polyps Early

When the governor issued an executive order in March to delay elective medical procedures, many people had to put their screening colonoscopies on hold. Now, as health care has reopened, it’s important to put your regular screenings back on the calendar. Fears of exposure to the novel coronavirus and COVID-19 may be making some people […]

Delivering Miracles

Hannah Hall, MD, FACOG, Medical Director of Women’s Services, chairperson of surgery and physician champion at Flaget Memorial Hospital, has felt called to serve others through the practice of medicine since childhood. “I wanted to be a doctor for as long as I can remember, but I was not always sure what I wanted my […]

Back In Harmony

A 47-year-old singer and guitarist based in Danville, Mike Archer keeps a busy schedule. He travels the country playing covers of hit songs at weddings, parties, festivals and other events. In January 2019, he started to notice something strange while performing. “I’d hit a certain high note and feel pain in my lower abdomen,” Archer […]

London NICU Project Will Save Lives

Brandon and Jaclyn Storm’s pregnancy was deemed high risk early on, and the babies, Carly Grace and Anna Margaret, were expected to be premature. Jaclyn needed to stay near a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) or similar critical care facility. Otherwise, she and her babies could have died. When the twin girls were born prematurely […]

Healing from a Safe Distance

Despite the obstacles the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic presented, Thomas Coburn, MD, family medicine physician and medical director of information technology for the ambulatory medical group, found a way to continue serving patients in Wilmore, Kentucky. “I considered it a calling to go into medicine,” said Thomas Coburn, MD. “As an undergraduate at Duke University, […]